"She will of course continue to monitor the development of the pandemic."
A leadership race in the CDU party may shape the future of German-Israeli ties
Michael Zammit Tabona, a businessman and political appointee who was appointed in 2014, could not be contacted for comment.
German commissioner to combat antisemitism tells 'Post': "There is no space for Iran-backed terror in our country'
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.