Angela Merkel riceve Giorgio Napolitano

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano arrives for a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. Italian President Giorgio Napolitano is visiting Germany and was due to meet with Social Democratic chancellor candidate Peer Steinbrueck, but Steinbrueck spokesman Michael Donnermeyer said Napolitano called off the meeting because of the "clown" comments of Merkel’s challenger. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)