Angela Merkel

Dnevnik says EU opted for the lesser evil in decision on Poland

Ljubljana – The European political map was divided along the familiar lines this week on the issue of the rule of law and other issues, Dnevnik says. Only the extreme right in the EU Parliament and Viktor Orban – partly also Janez Janša – showed understanding as Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki “roared against Brussels institutions and the EU law”.

Angela Merkel – In Athens on October 28 and 29

On the day of the national commemoration of Greece's entry into WW II, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, will arrive in Athens in order to make her last visit to our country as the leader of Germany.

The date of Merkel's arrival was announced by the deputy government spokeswoman, Ulrike Demer.

As Merkel stressed, she will visit Athens on October 28 and 29.

Merkel says Turkey plays central role in combating illegal migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stated that Turkey plays a central role for the European Union (EU) in the fight against illegal migration to Europe, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Oct. 12.

Jüdische Allgemeine newspaper reported remarks by Merkel on Turkey while she visited the Institute for National Security Studies in Jerusalem.

Bulgaria and N. Macedonia at Loggerheads Again but Hope doesn't' Die

A no-confidence vote in the Romanian parliament overthrew the government of Prime Minister Florin Katsu, which took power in December 2020. The decision of the Social Democratic Party was supported by 281 MPs. The crisis in Romania began in September, when the coalition partner of the National Liberals - the USR-PLUS Alliance, stepped down from government.

Immediate Solution to Dispute Between Sofia and Skopje is Impossible

Immediate decisions cannot be made to resolve the dispute between Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia, because Bulgaria is facing parliamentary and presidential elections. This was stated by German Chancellor Angela Merkel after the end of the EU-Western Balkans summit in Slovenia.