- Title: Swedish royals meet German chancellor Merkel
- Date: 5th October 2016
- Summary: BERLIN, GERMANY (OCTOBER 5, 2016) (REUTERS) ***WARNING CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** WIDE OF BRANDENBURG GATE SWEDISH FLAG AT BRANDENBURG GATE BERLIN MAYOR MICHAEL MUELLER GREETING QUEEN SILVIA AND KING CARL XVI. GUSTAF VARIOUS OF ONLOOKERS WAVING SWEDISH AND GERMAN FLAGS VARIOUS OF SWEDISH ROYALS AND MUELLER WALKING THROUGH BRANDENBURG GATE AND ACROSS SQUARE SILVIA HOLDING FLOWERS ROYALS POSING PHOTOGRAPHERS / ROYALS ONLOOKERS STANDING IN RAIN WITH UMBRELLAS ROYALS AND MUELLER WALKING AWAY GERMAN, SWEDISH AND EU FLAGS WITH DOME OF GERMAN PARLIAMENT IN BACKGROUND REFLECTION OF FLAGS ON RAINY PAVEMENT FLAGS IN FRONT OF CHANCELLORY CONVOY WITH ROYALS DRIVING TOWARDS CHANCELLORY VARIOUS OF ROYALS ARRIVING IN FRONT OF CHANCELLORY AND BEING WELCOMED BY GERMAN CHANCELLOR ANGELA MERKEL ROYALS AND MERKEL WALKING INTO BUILDING
- Embargoed: 20th October 2016 16:33
- Keywords: Sweden royals Queen Silvia King Carl XVI. Gustaf Brandenburg Gate Mueller Berlin
- Location: BERLIN, GERMANY
- City: BERLIN, GERMANY
- Country: Germany
- Topics: Arts/Culture/Entertainment,Royals
- Reuters ID: LVA00152QBHP5
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Sweden's Royals Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI. Gustaf arrived in Berlin on Wednesday (October 5) for a four-day state visit.
After being welcomed with military honours by German president Joachim Gauck and his partner Daniela Schadt at the Bellevue residence in the morning, the Royal couple went on to meet Berlin mayor Michael Mueller at the Brandenburg Gate, where onlookers braved the rain to get a glimpse of the Royal visitors.
Later on Wednesday the Swedish Royals were received by German chancellor Angela Merkel for talks the chancellory.
Born in Germany, Queen Silvia regularly visits her home country. This time the royal couple will also head to Hamburg, Wittenberg and Leipzig during their four-day trip to Germany.
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