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Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron at a joint press conference

Angela Merkel meets with Emmanuel Macron Joint proposals for reform to be finalised by June

Before the European Council meets again in June, Germany and France would like to see "important key decisions" made on the European asylum system, common foreign policy and Economic and Monetary Union, announced Chancellor Merkel and President Macron in Berlin. more

Chancellor Angela Merkel and Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen at a joint press conference

Angela Merkel meets with Denmark's Prime Minister Common ground on international issues

During the visit of Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the common positions and interests of Germany and Denmark. more

Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a government statement in the German Bundestag.

Government statement "We are all part of Germany!"

"Something has changed in our country." In spite of the excellent economic situation, people are concerned about the future and about the cohesion of society. The refugee crisis "was an unprecedented challenge" for Germany, said Angela Merkel. It was an exceptional humanitarian situation. more

Chancellor Angela Merkel and Mateusz Morawiecki, Polish Prime Minister, at a joint press conference

The Chancellor in Warsaw For a common Europe agenda

The second official foreign trip of the re-elected Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken her to Warsaw. Poland is Germany’s immediate neighbour and a close ally. The two countries aim to work together for a stronger Europe. more

Angela Merkel's first foreign trip after her re-election took her to Paris.

The Chancellor in Paris Finding common paths for Europe

By June, Germany and France aim to achieve an agreement in principle on eurozone reform, and on matter such as the EU’s asylum policy. When she met with French President Emmanuel Macron, Chancellor Angela Merkel said, "We must achieve results by June." more

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