German Chancellor Angela Merkel, its leader in talks with center-left Social Democrats, described the coalition deal as a “very good result.” At a joint press conference with Socialist Party leader Martin Schulz, she said the three parties had now taken Germany back to “where it belongs.”
“After 12 months of negotiations, we in the government have finally got something,” she said. “It is not an easy task. Let’s get to work.”
Social Democratic Party leader Martin Schulz agreed, as he called upon his members to keep up the fight for additional wage increases.
So that’s the coalition agreement for coalition parties. Merkel announced new support for Greece, as she sealed an agreement with Social Democratic Party head Martin Schulz.
At a press conference in Berlin, Merkel said that for social Europe, the questions surrounding migrant issues and a joint eurozone minister have been dealt with. “Greece is fulfilling its obligations,” she said. “They have to do more, but we will not let Greece violate its obligation to itself.”
During a meeting in the Bundestag, Merkel announced new support for Greece, as she sealed an agreement with Social Democratic Party head Martin Schulz.
She also promised to use the federal budget to help boost unemployment benefits for young people.
The Social Democrats, meeting in Berlin, cheered their leader, Martin Schulz, as he said Germany would hold the line against potential negative economic effects of Britain’s exit from the European Union. “We’ll have good economic news,” he said.
Also at the Bundestag meeting, Merkel promised to use the federal budget to help boost unemployment benefits for young people.