EU CHIEF Donald Tusk has welcomed Angela Merkel’s new German coalition and said the deal would be the spark for major new European reforms.
The president of the European Council has said he hopes a serious of changes - within the next five months.
Yesterday, Mrs Merkel completed a deal with opposition party SPD to form a new government.
However, the controversial agreement has seen her give a number of key positions away, including foreign secretary, which has been taken up by former European Parliament president Martin Schulz.
But Mr Tusk welcomed on Thursday the formation of a new ruling coalition under Chancellor Merkel saying it was "good news".
The EU chief took to Twitter to say: ”Now it is high time to build an inclusive pan-European Grand Coalition for an ambitious budget, wise agreement on migration and a better Eurozone.”