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Ballot box and people casting their vote

European Parliament Date for election set

On 26 May 2019 voters in Germany are called on to cast their vote in the elections to the European Parliament. The cabinet has now set the date for the election of the 96 members of the European Parliament who will represent Germany. more

Angela Merkel in Marseille

Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron in Marseille A firm focus on the tasks facing Europe

Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron intend to consult and coordinate closely, in order to continue to drive Europe forward. To this end, Angela Merkel met Emmanuel Macron in Marseille for political talks. more

Flags of EU member states and the EU flag

Cabinet adopts bill Brexit - transitional period regulated

The German government is continuing to prepare Germany for Brexit. The Cabinet has now adopted a bill to regulate the transitional period following the United Kingdom’s departure from the EU. more

Chancellor Angela Merkel and Montenegro's Prime Minister Duško Marković give a press conference at the Federal Chancellery

Chancellor meets Duško Marković Germany as a partner - Europe as the goal

The stability of the Western Balkans and Montenegro’s European prospects were at the heart of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s meeting with Prime Minister Duško Marković. Following their meeting at the Federal Chancellery they both reaffirmed their commitment to continued close cooperation. more

Transatlantic economic relations The two sides move closer together in trade conflict

The German government welcomes the fact that the EU and the USA have moved closer together in the trade conflict. In Washington D.C. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and President Donald Trump agreed that no new tariffs would be imposed while negotiations are ongoing. The threatened tariffs on imported vehicles have thus been averted for the time being. more

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