Some news from Germany over the weekend

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany needed to fulfill its commitment to boost defense spending

  • Obligations have to be fulfilled
  • (NATO's target is 2% of gross domestic product)

via Reuters

On election polls:

Merkel's Christian-Democrat (CDU) party is in a tight race with Social Democratic Party (SPD) (led by Martin Schulz)

Emnid Institute poll reported over the weekend has both contenders on 32%

via Politico