German leaders to seek waivers from US sanctions on Russia
Senior German officials will seek exemptions from US sanctions on Russia to shield local businesses from hundreds of millions in estimated losses, APA reports citing Sputnik News.
13:23 19 April
Putin, Merkel discuss Syria — Kremlin
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have held a telephone conversation to stress the importance of thorough and impartial investigation to be conducted by the OPCW mission in Syria, the Kremlin said on Tuesday, APA reported citing TASS.
14:59 17 April
Erdogan, Merkel discuss Syria over phone
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke over the phone on Monday evening about the recent developments in Syria, APA report quoting Anadolu Agency.
22:51 16 April
German’s Merkel: Evidence that chemical weapons were used in Syria is very clear
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has responded unenthusiastically to a Russian proposal that experts from the international chemical weapons watchdog visit the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria, APA reports citing ABC News.
16:31 10 April
Trump addresses Russia with French, German leaders
President Donald Trump spoke separately Tuesday with his German and French counterparts following moves by the U.S., Canada and Europe to expel Russian diplomats in retaliation for a chemical attack in the U.K., APA reports quoting Reuters.
00:13 28 March
Thousands of Croatian far-right supporters march in Zagreb
Thousands of Croatian far-right supporters marched Saturday in downtown Zagreb to protest an international convention they said indirectly legalizes gay marriages and gives rights to transgender people, APA reports quoting The Washington Post.
22:47 24 March
Macron: London Shared "Proof" of Russian Involvement in Skripal Poisoning
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has provided the EU leaders with certain evidence of Russia's involvement in the attempted murder of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the UK, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, Sputnik International reported.
19:17 23 March
Erdogan, Merkel discuss counter-terrorism over phone
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday spoke over the phone to discuss bilateral and Turkey-EU relations, and regional issues, according to diplomatic sources, APA reports quoting Anadolu
00:08 16 March
UK, US, France and Germany blame Russia for nerve agent attack
The leaders of the United States, France, Germany and Britain have said they are united in blaming Russia for a nerve agent attack on former spy Sergei Skripal, urging Moscow to disclose details of a Soviet chemical weapons programme, APA reported citing France 24.
18:15 15 March
Ilham Aliyev sends congratulatory letter to Angela Merkel
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Angela Merkel.
16:23 15 March
New German FM to 'pursue more active foreign policy'
Germany’s new Foreign Minister Heiko Maas vowed to pursue a more active foreign policy as he took office on Wednesday replacing outgoing Sigmar Gabriel, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
04:59 15 March
Angela Merkel reelected as German Chancellor
The German Bundestag has re-elected Angela Merkel as the country’s chancellor on Wednesday. She received 364 out of 688 valid votes in the 709-member Bundestag, TASS reported.
14:23 14 March
Merkel ally blasts foreign minister for questioning NATO target
Germany risks losing international credibility if it retreats from its commitment to increase military spending towards the NATO target, a key member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:50 22 February
Germany backs resolution of Macedonia name row: Merkel
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday pledged support for efforts to overcome decades-long dispute between Athens and Skopje over the name Macedonia, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
02:07 22 February
Turkey, Germany vow to improve strained ties
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Thursday to improve strained ties between the two countries following months-long tensions between Ankara and Berlin, APA reports quoting AA.
22:39 15 February
Merkel, SPD set Feb. 4 deadline for coalition talks
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc and Social Democratic Party (SPD) agreed on Friday to conclude coalition negotiations until Feb. 4 deadline, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
23:17 26 January
Germany freezes any decision on tanks upgrade for Turkey
Germany’s caretaker government has decided to put on hold any decision on upgrading German-made Leopard tanks in Turkey as requested by its NATO ally Ankara, APA reported citing Reuters.
17:00 25 January
Merkel defends EU-Turkey refugee agreement
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday defended the EU-Turkey refugee agreement and called for more efforts regarding the resettlement of refugees, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
01:05 18 January
Germany's Christian Democrats approve coalition deal
Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU/CSU) have approved a tentative coalition deal with Social Democrats, and suggested beginning formal negotiations next week to swiftly form a “grand coalition” agreement, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
23:07 15 January
Germany, France call for acceleration of fulfillment of Minsk agreements
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron called for acceleration of fulfillment of Minsk agreement, said a statement by German government.
18:03 23 December