Both Prime Minister of Hungary Victor Orbán and former Czech President Václav Klaus expressed appreciation for the sixteen years Merkel gave as German chancellor and a key leader in the European Union.
Angela Merkel did put in place a mechanism to strengthen German government finances. However, there was a price to be paid for this achievement, namely a slowly but steadily rising burden on German taxpayers.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán reflected on what a post-Merkel Germany would mean for his country. “The era of ambiguity, stealth politics and drifting has ended with Merkel. We now prepare for battle with our eyes wide open.”
European Union Commission chief Ursula von der Leyden’s said on Wednesday that it was time to “think about mandatory vaccination.” In her personal opinion, “it is understandable and appropriate to lead this discussion now.”
Having managed the country with the sole aim of keeping her ‘clientelist’ system in power for as long as possible, Angela Merkel is disappearing from the political scene—just as the first cracks in the German ‘ship of state’ are beginning to show.
The Social Democrats, Greens, and Free Democrats announced on Wednesday their plans for Germany’s transition to a green economy and other reforms that effectively mark the end of 16 years of government under Angela Merkel and her CDU. Social Democrat party leader Olaf Scholz is set to head the three-party coalition, along with the Greens and the Free […]
After engineering a humanitarian crisis along the Polish-Belarusian border, President Aleksandr Lukashenko has called on Germany’s outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) to help rectify the situation by taking in 2,000 migrants.
US President Joe Biden met German chancellor Angela Merkel in Washington. “We stand together and will continue to stand together to defend our eastern flank allies at Nato against Russian aggression,” US president Joe Biden told press while meeting German chancellor Angela Merkel in Washington on Thursday, in their first bilateral summit, EUobserver reports. “Good […]