German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is in Mexico, says walls will not resolve migration issues, indirectly criticizing United States President Donald Trump’s plans to set up a wall on the border with the Latin American country.
Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday backed Mexico to press for a successful renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Donald Trump, thanking its government for keeping German interests in mind during the talks.
A spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel has reiterated that the German leader is still very supportive of strong trans-Atlantic ties, saying her recent suggestion that the EU can no longer rely on the United States was merely meant to highlight differences on certain issues.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says talks on climate change in a summit in Italy of the seven wealthy nations, known as the G7, were not successful as US President Donald Trump calls for more time to announce his position on the issue and whether Washington would remain committed to the landmark Paris Accord.
One in five German voters headed to the polls in a key state election Sunday, with Chancellor Angela Merkel's party hoping to deal a crushing blow to her main rival four months before national elections.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats opened a seven-point lead over the center-left Social Democrats five months ahead of the September 24 election, according to a poll on Sunday in the Bild am Sonntag newspaper.
Almost half of Germany's first-time voters back Chancellor Angela Merkel, a poll by the Forsa Institute showed on Tuesday, providing a strong backbone of support as she prepares to bid for a fourth term in September.
A transition period offered to Britain by the European Union in Brexit negotiating guidelines it issued on Friday is the only way to avoid the talks failing, an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.