Merkel also said Germany expects China’s market to be open to foreign investment.
Merkel is due in Beijing Sunday for her ninth visit to China.
German President Joachim Gauck said that he would not stand for a second term in February 2017.
The leader from Alternative for Germany (Afd) party said that Merkel is trying to “replace” German citizens with migrants
The approval on Friday by Turkey’s parliament to strip its members of immunity came as Erdogan seeks to prosecute members of the pro-Kurdish HDP, parliament’s third-biggest party.
The pig’s head bore a written insult against German Chancellor Angela Merkel
Monday’s meeting in Hannover, Germany, comes on the final day of Obama’s two-day visit to push for the conclusion of negotiations on a US-Europe trade deal.
More than 12 million voters are electing three new regional parliaments for the southwestern states of Baden-Wuerttemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate, as well as eastern Saxony-Anhalt in the so-called Super Sunday polls.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday called the actions of protesters who shouted abuse at a bus full of migrants “repulsive” and “unjustifiable.”
“Here, Russia must use its influence on the separatists,” said Clinton.
A record 1.1 million migrants arrived in Germany last year.
White House says Obama discussed his plans Thursday in a phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
“We are the people”, “Resistance!” and “Deport them!”, chanted the followers of LEGIDA, the local chapter of xenophobic group PEGIDA.
Both women’s groups and supporters of the xenophobic PEGIDA movement mobilised in separate rallies in Cologne
The chancellery wasn’t evacuated. Merkel was due to lead a regular Cabinet meeting Wednesday morning.