German lawmakers elect Merkel to fourth term as chancellor

German lawmakers elect Merkel to fourth term as chancellor

German lawmakers elect Merkel to fourth term as chancellor

Once again, Ms Merkel will preside over a so-called grand coalition between her conservative Christian Democrat Union/Christian Social Union and the centre-left Social Democrats.

Angela Merkel said what gifts were exchanged with Vladimir Putin. Those include USA tariffs on foreign-made steel and aluminum announced by President Donald Trump, along with threats of taxes on German automakers.

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The head of the German government said on Monday at a press conference in Berlin.

"I am optimistic that we'll manage it", Merkel said. In Europe, French President Emmanuel Macron has been awaiting a German response to his calls for an ambitious European Union reform agenda. She is one of a handful of political veterans who made it into government, along with Horst Seehofer as interior minister and Olaf Scholz in finance.

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The leaders of Germany's conservative parties and Social Democrats (SPD) plan to sign their coalition government agreement on Monday, bringing an official end to almost half a year of political uncertainty.

Angela Merkel "optimistic" and eager to 'get to work very quickly'.

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"The fourth "grand coalition" in Germany didn't start as a marriage of love", said Scholz, the acting Social Democrat leader.

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