Germany will continue to fight for global solutions to challenges such as climate change, migration and the fight against terrorism in 2019.
It says German chancellor Angela Merkel in her new year's speech, which will be aired on German tv on Monday night.
The typing of several international news agencies, there has been provided with a transcript of the speech in advance.
At the end of a turbulent year the focus of the German chancellor on the need for multilateral cooperation.
- We can only overcome the challenges of our time, if we keep together and work with others across borders, says Angela Merkel, according to Reuters.
Germany brands are still the aftermath of Merkel's decision to open the borders for refugees and migrants in 2015. More than a million refugees and migrants arrived in the connection to Germany.
The opposition to the decision has given the wind in the sails of nationalistpartiet Alternative für Deutchland (AfD). The party stormed into the Bundestag in last year's elections.
The German chancellor announced in October that she not make up to a fifth of the state. 7. december handed over she is the chair of the CDU to birte ravn Kramp-Karrenbauer.
Hence, should the stage be set for a 'new beginning', and now hope Merkel that Germany can put political divisions behind them and focus on the solidarity of the solutions in the new year.
when it comes to Both climate refugees and the fight against terrorism.
- We will solve these issues for the benefit of ourselves, and we do best if we take others ' interests into account, says Angela Merkel.
- It is a lesson we received from the two world wars in the last century. But this conviction is not shared by all, and international cooperation has come under pressure, adding to the chancellor.