Merkel stresses Britain's EU importance

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was sure Britain would be an important partner in the European Union in the future.

14th December, 2011
Merkel stresses Britain's EU importance
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was sure Britain would be an important partner in the European Union in the future.

Addressing Germany's Bundestag today, she said she regretted that Britain has decided not to take part in a fiscal compact agreed by the 26 other EU countries last week.

But she said she was certain thatr Britain "will be an important partner in the future in the European Union." her comments were translated by agency...

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