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"Free Trade & multilateral cooperation in a rules-based system can no longer be considered purely Western concepts": Ambassador Lepel

Jan 19, 2018 | German Embassy New Delhi

Director General Asia Pacific in the German Foreign Office Ina Lepel underlined the need for continuous adaptation reform of the liberal order in the New Asian Centuryunder evolving circumstances.

Angela Merkel calls for social cohesion in her New Year's address

Jan 1, 2018 | 2018 The Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's New Year's address

"It is important to focus on what we have in common and to begin once again to respect one another more", said German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, in her New Year's address.. The Chancellor also stressed that she is committed to keeping sight of the needs of everybody in Germany.

Two-day meeting of the European Council held in Brussels

Dec 21, 2017 | 2017 The Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
2-day meeting of the European Council Meeting held in Brussels

The launch of a genuinely European defence policy and the go-ahead for the second stage of Brexit negotiations – two key outcomes of the European Council meeting in Brussels. With a view to economic and monetary union, the Chancellor declared her conviction that common solutions can be identified by summer 2018.

Ambassador Dr. Ney: Strengthen UN Convention on the Law of the Sea

Dec 12, 2017 | German Embassy New Delhi
Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney holds a speech at the seminar

German Ambassador to India, Dr. Martin Ney, gave the opening speech at the seminar ‘Indo-Pacific Security and India’ by Konrad-Adenauer Foundation and Forum for Strategic Initiatives.

European Council: Europe to take its fate into its own hands

Oct 24, 2017 | 2017 The Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, at the European Council Meeting

Making Europe fit for the future – the agenda for the future – was the focus of the second day of the meeting of EU heads of state and government in Brussels. There has also been some progress on Brexit negotiations, said the Chancellor, although the British government still has work to do.

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