Angela Merkel, 14th Carlos V European Award

The jury of the 14th edition of the Carlos V European Award, granted by the European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation, has decided to award the prize to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in “recognition of her long political career in the service of Europe, having been a strong supporter of the European integration process and of the important strategic role of Europe in the international scene”. This was announced today at a press conference by the General Director of External Action of the Regional Government of Extremadura and President of the Executive Committee of Yuste Foundation, Rosa Balas, along with the Director of Yuste Foundation, Juan Carlos Moreno.