Friday, January 21

Angela Merkel: the emotional speech of the German Chancellor and the punk song that sounded at her farewell

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Angela Merkel

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Angela Merkel will step down as chancellor of Germany next week.

The long era of Angela Merkel, who dominated German and European politics in recent years, has come to an end.

After 16 years in power, Merkel decided not to run for a new term and will be succeeded by a coalition government led by Social Democrat Olaf Scholz.

Merkel to step down as chancellor of Germany next week And this Thursday night she participated in a military ceremony in her honor, for which she chose the music herself.

At the event, Merkel urged the audience to “always see the world through the eyes of others”.

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