The Left Party MPs filed their criminal complaint against Merkel in late February.
Netanyahu's office described the conversation as "warm and long."
"When the virus is out there, the population has no immunity and no therapy exists, then 60 to 70% of the population will be infected," she told a news conference in Berlin.
German Jews and politicians urged Berlin authorities to cancel the scheduled May Al Quds Day protest against the existence of Israel, in which Hezbollah and neo-Nazi members routinely take part.
Jewish man of Lebanese origin called "Jewish pig"
In December, 2017, Israel’s Ambassador to Germany Jeremy Issacharoff called for a change of the law in the Federal Republic to prohibit the burning of the Israeli flag.
German politician Paul Ziemiak calls Iran's leadership a "terrorist regime"; his call to sanction the clerical regime stands in sharp contrast to the position of Merkel and her coalition government.
Envoy says Soleimani was a “cheerleader of the genocide in Syria.”
Dressed in black, Merkel said the crimes committed at the site in southern Poland where the Nazis ran their largest death camp would always be part of German history.