Merkel Portrays Herself as Stabilizing Force Seeking Fourth Term

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  • Chancellor says she weighed her decision ‘endlessly’
  • Says ‘absurd’ to imagine that she alone can mend world’s ills

Is Merkel the Key to Stable Continuity for Europe?

Angela Merkel positioned herself as a force for stability in what she called “exceptionally difficult” and uncertain times as she ended months of speculation and announced that she’ll run for a fourth term as German chancellor.

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