Angela Merkel lays out plan for her EU Presidency | DW News

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Germany takes over the rotating presidency of the EU, for the last time under Chancellor Angela Merkel. The bloc is facing immense challenges: A global pandemic and resultant recession.
The EU will have to contend with a debilitating pandemic that’s also severely harming the world’s economic health, all while trying to rekindle excitement for the shared European project. If all goes to schedule, — which is never guaranteed — Brexit, the exit of the EU’s third-largest member and the economy will be finalized on Germany’s watch.
Merkel is often seen in Germany as being in her political element when in a crisis. If that’s the case, 2020 did not disappoint for her last stint helping to steer the European ship.

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