Merkel wants reform rather than a halt to globalisation
International institutions founded after World War II must be modernised rather than created anew, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the World Economic Forum, a statement that was seen as a direct rebuke of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo‘s remarks to the annual gathering that the Donald J. Trump administration was only in favour of globalisation if it served the United States’ national interests. Merkel argued that global challenges ...

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