Merkel’s comments underscore a creeping geopolitical shift after G-7 leaders failed to convince Trump to stand by the global Paris climate accord.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging European Union nations to stick together in the face of new uncertainty over the United States and other challenges.
Russian state gas exporter Gazprom, which supplies around a third of the EU's gas, is keen for Nord Stream 2 to be built by 2019.
Aubameyang converted a second-half penalty to seal Borussia Dortmund's 2-1 win over Eintracht Frankfurt in Saturday's German Cup final.
The security and foreign policy of the European Union needs to be uniform, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid said during a meeting with Slovakian President Andrej Kiska in Bratislava.