March 13, 2018 / 3:21 PM / 5 months ago

Germany's Merkel to talk to Britain's May on Tuesday: lawmakers

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s Angela Merkel will talk to British Prime Minister Theresa May later on Tuesday, several German lawmakers from her conservative bloc said after a meeting with the chancellor.

German Chancellor and leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel addresses a joint news conference of coalition partners before signing a coalition deal in Berlin, Germany, March 12, 2018. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

They did not give any details about what the pair would discuss. Earlier on Tuesday, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel condemned a nerve agent attack in England on a former spy that the British government has blamed on Russia, and said the perpetrators must be held accountable.

Reporting by Andreas Rinke; Writing by Michelle Martin; Editing by Paul Carrel

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