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Angela Merkel steps down as chancellor after 16 years main Europe’s largest financial system.
For 16 years, Chancellor Angela Merkel steered Germany by means of financial meltdowns, refugee crises and – most just lately – a pandemic.
Now her management has come to an finish.
Olaf Scholz takes over as chancellor and can run Europe’s largest financial system.
He says his three-party coalition authorities will work with democracies all over the world and strengthen the European Union.
Scholz faces quite a few challenges, together with rising COVID-19 infections, local weather change and geopolitical tensions with Russia and China.
So what’s subsequent for Germany and the European Union?
Presenter: Hazem Sika
Ulrich Brueckner – Professor of political science, Stanford College in Berlin
Rebecca Christie – Non-resident fellow at Bruegel, an unbiased think-tank
Matt Qvortrup – Chair of utilized political science at Coventry College and writer of Angela Merkel: Europe’s Most Influential Chief