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.

Merkel tells Mitsotakis that Greece’s fiscal commitments are now easier

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that Greece's fiscal commitments will now be easier to meet.
Merkel was speaking at a joint news conference in Berlin, where Mitsotakis was on an official visit.

The chancellor said that she discussed bilateral relations as well as the improved economic climate in Greece.