Angela Merkel received a prestigious European award

Photo: Pho­to: EPA

The Euro­pe­prize of the Euro­pe­an Soci­e­ty Coud­en­hove Kaler­gi is hand­ed over to Ger­man Chan­cel­lor Angela Mer­kel (L) by vice-pres­i­dent of the soci­e­ty Prince Nic­o­laus von Lich­ten­stein (R) at the Chan­cel­lery in Ber­lin, Ger­ma­ny, 13 Jan­u­ary 2011.

The Euro­pe­prize of the Euro­pe­an Soci­e­ty Coud­en­hove Kaler­gi is hand­ed over to Ger­man Chan­cel­lor Angela Mer­kel (L) by vice-pres­i­dent of the soci­e­ty Prince Nic­o­laus von Lich­ten­stein (R) at the Chan­cel­lery in Ber­lin, Ger­ma­ny, 13 Jan­u­ary 2011. In the back­ground, pol­i­ti­cian Josef Hoech­tle of the Aus­tri­an Peo­ple's Par­ty (C). The prize is award­ed to cit­i­zens of Europe for exceed­ing accom­plish­ments in the Euro­pe­an uni­fi­ca­tion proc­ess.

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