The old certainties of the postwar order no longer apply,” Merkel told the German media on Wednesday.
“They [China, Russia and the U.S.] are forcing us, time and again, to find common positions.
But we do get this done—think, for example, of our policy regarding the conflict in Ukraine,” Merkel added.
“Our policies on Africa, too, now follow a common strategy, which a few years ago would have been unthinkable.
But European companies have still struggled to compete with Silicon Valley due to a dearth of venture capital on the continent.
But the president has only until May 18 to decide whether to levy new tariffs on auto parts coming from Europe.
EU officials, meanwhile, have pledged to retaliate with their own set of tariffs if the U.S. moves forward with the plan. »