Merkel, Panama president spoke by phone about transparency, tax cooperation

April 29, 2016 6:38 AM EDT

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at the annual meeting of the German Sparkasse savings banks in Duesseldorf, Germany, April 27, 2016. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay


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BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke to Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela by telephone on Thursday, a spokesman for the German government said.

"This had been agreed in advance. Transparency and tax cooperation were important themes during this phone call," Steffen Seibert said at a government news conference on Friday.

(Reporting by Michelle Martin and Joseph Nasr)



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