News Digest Item
29 Nov 2016

“The Chancellor’s agenda”


It remains to be seen if the other member states will support Chancellor Angela Merkel’s agenda for Germany’s G20 presidency starting on 1 December, write Jan Hildebrand and Martin Greive in Handelsblatt. “The Chancellor aims to rope in the G20 to contribute their part to implement the Paris Agreement,” writes Handelsblatt, citing the Chancellery document “Core messages of the German G20 presidency,” seen by the newspaper. “We want to invest in sustainable climate and energy concepts,” writes the government. This could lead to a dispute with the coming US administration, writes Handelsblatt.

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