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Angela Merkel seen 'shaking' for second time in 2 weeks: Report

Merkel, 64, has no history of serious health issues


German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday, her second such bout within two weeks, but her spokesman said she was fine. Merkel, 64, has no history of serious health issues. She was attending a farewell ceremony for Justice Minister Katarina Barley, who is leaving to become a lawmaker in the European Parliament. As she shook, Merkel crossed her arms as if to brace herself. She was offered a glass of water but declined to drink it while Steinmeier spoke. On June 18, Merkel was also seen shaking when she met visiting ...

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First Published: Thu, June 27 2019. 23:42 IST