Merkel, who spoke first, stressed the importance of the talks conducted in Brussels between Serbia and Kosovo, adding that close cooperation and discussion was important in the process of EU integration.
According to her, Serbia has undertaken encouraging reforms. Merkel commended the Serbian prime minister for this.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed overcapacity in world steel markets and agreed on March 17 to work on solutions within the framework of the G-20 group of industrialised nations, Merkel’s spokesman said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, bruised by half a year of post-election coalition haggling, was narrowly confirmed by parliament on March 14 to her fourth and likely final term at the helm of Europe’s biggest economy.
After five months without a government, members of the center-left SPD have now voted to join another coalition led by Chancellor Angela Merkel. There has been no great sense of urgency in Germany. Its economy continues to grow, and its politics remain stable. Yet, the weakness of this latest "grand coalition" is bad news for Europe and for the world.
Angela Merkel vowed to prioritise EU integration along with France and turn her attention back to global issues such as Syria as she was formally nominated to return as German chancellor, The Times writes.
Mrs Merkel, 63, sounded a note of urgency after spending about six months mired in coalition negotiations.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel promised on March 5 that her new government would start work swiftly and lend a strong voice to Europe, a day after she secured a coalition for her fourth term.