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Austrian Chancellor in Berlin European response to illegal migration

European migration policy was at the heart of the meeting between Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Austrian counterpart in Berlin. There is a will, “to work closely with Austria and contribute to making Europe stronger and more united,” said Angela Merkel. more

Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Europaforum hosted by public broadcaster WDR

Angela Merkel at WDR's Europaforum Europe - unity and solidarity

What sort of Europe do we want? How are the reforms of Economic and Monetary Union progressing? What about common foreign, asylum and migration policy, rational development policy and moves to combat terrorism? more

Germany in the UN Security Council More responsibility in the world

Germany has been elected to the United Nations Security Council again for a period of two years, as a non-permanent member. The majority of UN member states voted for Germany. Germany’s main concern is to accept responsibility in order to resolve crises in the world peacefully. more

Benjamin Netanyahu in Berlin Friendship is a gift of history

We are friends and partners. We endeavour to understand our reciprocal interests, said Chancellor Angela Merkel during the visit of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Berlin. This is an important symbol in the year in which Israel is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel, said Angela Merkel. more

German Council for Sustainable Development A example to follow regarding sustainability

Sustainability has established itself in the political arena, the private sector and society as a whole, said Chancellor Angela Merkel at the annual conference of the German Council for Sustainable Development. more