Merkel, 64, brushes off concerns over health after she was twice seen shaking

Mail Online | 6/29/2019 | Harry Howard For Mailonline
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she understands reporters' questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month in which she was seen shaking at public events, but insisted: 'I'm fine.'

Mrs Merkel said at the end of the Group of 20 summit in Japan which included a long-distance flight and gruelling negotiations with other world leaders: 'I'm convinced, just as this reaction occurred it will go away again.'

Ceremony - Berlin - Thursday

The 64-year-old appeared unsteady and was seen shaking at a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday.

The health scare came just hours before she was due to board the plane for Japan, sparking new questions about her health.

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A German government spokesman said Merkel would not cancel any appointments in the next two days - saying 'The chancellor is well.'

Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert later tweeted she was on the way...
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