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Merkel says EU leaders favour dialogue with Turkey: Merkel

Merkel says EU leaders favour dialogue with Turkey: Merkel

TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – Member states of the European Union (EU) are in favour of dialogue with Turkey, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said late Thursday.Speaking at a key summit of EU leaders in Brussels, Merkel said, “There is no majority that makes a decision on an immediate end to the negotiations (regarding Turkey’s EU accession bid). Despite her doubt on the current...

May, Merkel re-voice commitment to Iran N-deal

May, Merkel re-voice commitment to Iran N-deal

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – According to a spokesperson at British PM office, Theresa May and Angela Merkel agreed to remain committed to the nuclear deal with Iran.Britain and Germany agreed on Sunday they remained committed to the JCPOA (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action also known as Iran’s nuclear deal) after a US President Trump said that he would decertify the agreement,...

Merkel wins majority despite losing some Bundestag seats

Merkel wins majority despite losing some Bundestag seats

TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (Press Shia) – The current Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel who has been the ruling body of Berlin for the last 12 years, is going to clutch to office for the fourth term.After days of speculation, the general election in Germany was held on Monday while the exit polls show that the incumbent Angela Merkel from the Christian Democratic Union is heading the votes with a 13%...

Merkel cast vote in parliamentary election

Merkel cast vote in parliamentary election

TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (Press Shia) – Incumbent German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday cast her ballot in the country's legislative election.On Sunday, the Parliament elections are held in Germany. More than 88,000 polling stations opened across the country at 8 a.m. local time (06:00 GMT). About 61.5 million voters are expected to cast ballots, choosing among six major parties. The first...

Merkel hopes tensions with Ankara not to rise

Merkel hopes tensions with Ankara not to rise

TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (Press Shia) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed hope that tensions with Ankara would not continue growing, however, she also hinted at the possibility of new steps against Ankara.German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday said she has not ruled out new measures against Turkey over the detention of German nationals, but hopes that the situation between Berlin and Ankara...

Merkel suggests Iran-style nuclear talks to end N Korea crisis

Merkel suggests Iran-style nuclear talks to end N Korea crisis

TEHRAN, Sep. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she can imagine an Iran-style nuclear talks format being used to end the North Korea conflict.German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a newspaper she would be prepared to become involved in a diplomatic initiative to end the North Korean nuclear and missiles program, and suggested the Iran nuclear talks could be a model,...

Turkey, Germany manage relation not to break totally

Turkey, Germany manage relation not to break totally

TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (Press Shia) – Turkish Political analyst Semih Idiz says Berlin and Ankara relation will remain strained after the elections, but will be managed in a way to ensure a total breakdown is avoided. Recently the tensions between Ankara and Berlin has risen. President Erdogan’s call to German Turks not to vote for German main political parties in incoming election faced wide...

Merkel vows block Turkey's EU membership talks

Merkel vows block Turkey's EU membership talks

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (Press Shia) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed that she will block Turkey's membership talks with the European Union, signaling an apparent pivot from her previous position. During a Sunday televised debate with her Social Democrat (SPD) rival Martin Schulz, the center-right leader shocked the audience with an unexpected pledge to discuss an end to Turkey's EU...

Merkel calls on EU to improve relations with Russia

Merkel calls on EU to improve relations with Russia

MOSCOW, Feb. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the European Union (EU) to improve relations with Russia, at a meeting in Munich with that country's foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov.Merkel stated that the EU should seek such an improvement, despite differences in many issues, because, she acknowledged, Russia is also one of our external borders and our...