PM meets Merkel, Kenny
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat yesterday met German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss Malta’s priorities during its six months of EU presidency which start on 1 January. Earlier, Dr Muscat met with Irish PM Enda Kenny, with Dr Muscat saying Malta and Ireland enjoy common interests in the search of practical solutions for European problems. Brexit was among the topics discussed by the two leaders as was immigration and the economic and financial governance in a single market context. Malta and Ireland can work together more in this, Dr Muscat said. Dr Muscat is accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister Louis Grech, Foreign Minister George Vella and parliamentary secretary Ian Borg.