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"I'm happy for Matteo Salvini and the League," the 81-year-old former prime minister said in a video message.
The European Commissioner for economic and financial affairs said the deal was good news for Germany, but also for the European Union.
German 'grand coalition' talks begin: Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats are in discussion with the centre-left Social Democrats of Martin Schulz.
The coming days could prove decisive for Angela Merkel's future as chancellor.
The coalition agreement published by the conservative People’s Party and the far-right Freedom Party is built around a vigorous protection of national identity.
The 31-year-old brings the far-right FPO into government with his OVP in coalition.
After much political horse trading Austria will get a new government today
The centre-left party has given the green light for the start of negotiations with Chancellor Merkel's conservatives, as leader Martin Schulz made an impassioned speech calling for a United States of Europe 'by 2025'
"We have a lot of options for building a government," says Martin Schulz.
Coalition talks between the CDU and the SPD may not start until 2018, a top official close to Chancellor Angela Merkel has said.
Germany's president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier has met with Green and FDP leaders to urge them to restart coalition talks
President Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave a statement after talks on forming a coalition government in Germany collapsed
Germany’s three would-be coalition partners have regrouped for a final round of talks to seek enough common ground in climate and migration policy to form a government.
Efforts to forge a coalition deal look likely to drag on into the weekend
Austria's biggest party and election winners the FPO set the bar high for any coalition partners.
The Netherlands has been without a new government since the March parliamentary election.
Germany is potentially facing months of tough coalition talks.
At least 35 people have died after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a hotel near San'aa in Yemen.
US-led coalition hits ISIL-run prison in eastern Syria - monitoring group says dozens of prisoners killed
The new leader of the conservative People's Party said he would discuss an early vote with Chancellor Kern on Monday after the coalition alliance collapsed last week.