Germany

Two Weeks for Merkel: What’s in Store for the Chancellor and the Migrants

Photo: Wikimedia commons
Photo: Wikimedia commons
21.06.2018

The chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Angela Merkel, held a meeting with French president Emmanuel Macron during which they discussed potential ways to solve the EU migration crisis. This meeting took place against the background of a deep internal political crisis in the Bundesrepublik: the presidium of the Bavarian CSU party, which is led by foreign minister Horst Seehofer, has given chancellor Merkel two weeks to solve the problem of illegal migration, that is to say, until 28 June, when an EU summit will be held. 

 

Coalition Deal in Germany

7. February 2018 - 17:47

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union has reached a coalition deal with the center-left Social Democrats, putting the leader on track to end nearly five months of political gridlock