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Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at the final press conference of the G20 summit. Agreement on trade and terrorism - Chancellor Angela Merkel drew a positive conclusion about the G20 summit Photo: Bundesregierung/

Chancellor Angela Merkel has declared herself satisfied with the outcome of the G20 summit. In the field of trade, she reported at the close of the summit in Hamburg, agreement was reached that markets must be kept open. The major industrialised states and emerging economies also agreed to fight protectionism and unfair trade restrictions. more

G20 – Second Day of the SummitPromoting women’s entrepreneurship

Today the summit meeting of the G20 heads of state and government continued. Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her delight that the World Bank has set up a Facility to promote women’s business start-ups in developing countries. The Chancellor’s final press conference marked the end of the summit meeting this afternoon. more: Promoting women’s entrepreneurship …

Group photo at the Women's Entrepreneurship Facility Event during the G20 summit (refer to: Promoting women’s entrepreneurship)

G20 – First Day of the SummitWe intend to extend anti-terrorist measures, says Angela Merkel

Closer cooperation on fighting terrorism – that is what the G20 heads of state and government have agreed in a joint communiqué in Hamburg. Their working sessions on the first day also addressed trade policy and global growth. This evening’s programme provides for a concert at the Elbphilharmonie, with the Philharmonic State Orchestra. more: We intend to extend anti-terrorist measures, says Angela Merkel …

The G20 summit kicked off with the traditional family photo (refer to: We intend to extend anti-terrorist measures, says Angela Merkel)

Angela Merkel on Riots in Hamburg"I condemn this violence in the strongest possible terms"

The Chancellor has expressed her thanks to the security forces in Hamburg, on behalf of all summit participants. At the same time she stressed, "There is not the slightest justification for looting, arson and brutal attacks on the lives of police officers." more: "I condemn this violence in the strongest possible terms" …

For the Chancellor it was particularly important to thank the security forces in person (refer to: "I condemn this violence in the strongest possible terms")

G20 Spouse ProgrammeFrom climate to classical music

During the G20 leaders’ summit meeting in Hamburg, an attractive programme has also been organised for accompanying spouses and partners. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s husband, Joachim Sauer, is acting as host. The programme includes a traditional Senate Breakfast in Hamburg’s Town Hall. more: From climate to classical music …

Joachim Sauer and some of the spouses of G20 leaders during the boat trip around Hamburg’s harbour area (refer to: From climate to classical music)

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