Most Germans approve of the decision to recognize the killing of 1.5 Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as genocide. The majority also thinks Britain should not leave the EU. But when it comes to Angela Merkel, opinion is split right down the middle.
Angela Merkel has acknowledged European Union financing challenges for the remaining 27 member states after 2019. The chancellor later discussed the problem with the leaders of Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
The clocking is ticking on Brexit and all signs point to an ill-prepared strategy. Angela Merkel and Theresa May, however, have struck a positive tone on the matter despite the challenges that lie ahead.
Following the summit in Brussels, it is clear that upcoming budget negotiations will show who is with the EU and who is not. A split should not be ruled out, writes DW's Brussels correspondent Bernd Riegert.
UK Brexit Minister David Davis' speech in Vienna sought to reassure EU leaders. Brexit would not lead to an Anglo-Saxon race to the bottom and Britain would not be plunged into a Mad Max-style world, he said.
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