Germany’s Merkel spoke to Australian PM on coronavirus

Published April 22, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Reuters

BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke to her Australian counterpart on Tuesday about the coronavirus pandemic and their response to it, her spokesman said on Wednesday, adding it would be important to establish facts about the outbreak to learn lessons for the future.

FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel briefs the media about measures to avoid further spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID -19) after a government meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, April 20, 2020. Markus Schreiber/Pool via REUTERS
German Chancellor Angela Merkel briefs the media about measures to avoid further spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID -19) after a government meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, April 20, 2020. (Markus Schreiber/Pool via REUTERS/FILE PHOTO/MANILA BULLETIN)

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has sought support for an international investigation into the coronavirus pandemic.

A spokesman for the German foreign ministry reiterated the German position that it supported the World Health Organization (WHO) and wanted it strengthened.

 
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