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. Saying that she had weighed her decision “endlessly,” Merkel broke her silence on her political future on Sunday by saying that she will seek re-election as chairwoman of her party and will then contest next year’s federal election. Merkel said that she intends to serve a full, four-year term, “as long as my health allows it.” German Marshall Fund of The U.S. Senior Program Director Joerg Forbrig discusses with Matt Miller on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open." (Source: Bloomberg)