64-year-old Merkel seemed to clutch her hands to keep herself while attending the event with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday. live on the air of the Reuters news agency. At one point she was given a glass of water that she waved.
"Everything takes place as planned, Chancellor is fine," he added, pointing out that Merkel will still take part in the G20 summit in Japan this weekend
Chancellor visits the country's parliament half an hour later, later as the oath of the new Minister of Justice. According to Reuters, she felt relaxed and showed no signs of trembling while talking and laughing with Deputy Chancellor Olaf Scholt.
Earlier this month, Merkel was noticed dramatically when he met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenski in Berlin. She accuses the dehydration of this incident. "I've been drinking at least three glasses of water since then – I obviously needed it, and that's why I'm doing very well," Merkel told reporters at a press conference with Zelenski shortly afterwards, videos of her tremors circulated. Tremor may be caused by a number of conditions ranging from neurological disorders to less serious problems such as side effects, stress, or caffeine consumption.
She will not seek re-election when her current mandate ends in 2021, she announced last year, telling reporters that the job was "a very challenging and fulfilling task."
Simon Cullen and Amy Woody from CNN contributed to this report. .