Angela Merkel

European Council Fails to Reward North Macedonia, Albania

In a major blow to the hopes of the two Balkan countries, the European Council - preoccupied with Brexit -  on Thursday failed to give Albania and North Macedonia a date to start EU membership talks.

In a last-ditch effort to reach an agreement on the matter, amid fading hope, the Council moved the issue of enlargement to Friday's last session of the council.

Boris Johnson: I Will Work with Energy and Determination to Reach an Agreement on Brexit

I will work with energy and determination to reach an agreement on Brexit before the UK leaves the EU on October 31st. This was stated by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The two will discuss the matter at a meeting on the sidelines of the UN next week, BTA reports.

Editorial: Angela Merkel’s resounding message and Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel in her address to the Bundestag on the 2020 state budget spoke of the great changes that are taking place in the world, the many emerging threats, global crisis points, the upset in international free trade, climate change, and above all the US-China clash and the role of Europe.

A new framework for Greek-German ties?

From the start of the crisis, meetings between successive Greek prime ministers and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have acquired particular importance. It was clear that Germany, as Europe's greatest power and Greece's largest creditor, played the leading role in the Union's course and, to a great extent, determined developments in Greece.

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