Tag: German Chancellor

I will get personally involved: German Chancellor on India-EU FTA

NEW DELHI: German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Saturday underlined the importance of the proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between India and the European Union for boosting two-way trade and said he will personally get involved to see its early fruition. After holding wide-ranging talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Scholz said the finalisation of the […]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel a ‘no’ for Donald Trump’s in-person G7 summit

NEW DELHI: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend an in-person summit of G7 leaders that US President Donald Trump has suggested he will host despite concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, a German government spokesman said Saturday. Leaders from the Group of Seven, which the United States heads this year, had been scheduled to meet […]

Turkish President threatens Europe with ‘millions’ of migrants

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Monday that “millions” of migrants would soon head for Europe, drawing accusations from EU leaders that he is trying to pressure them into backing his incursions into Syria. Turkey gave the green light to refugees and migrants on Friday to leave for the European Union and thousands […]

Kashmir situation ‘not sustainable’, needs to change, says Angela Merkel

NEW DELHI: The current situation in Kashmir is “not sustainable” and needs to change for sure, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday told German media ahead of her ‘restricted meeting’ with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and after co-chairing the fifth Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC) with him. However, the Kashmir situation was not discussed during the IGC […]

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