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UK to Become ‘Economic Competitor’ after Brexit, Merkel Warns

Brexit

BERLIN – The U.K. will become “an economic competitor on our own doorstep” after Brexit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday, while stressing that she believed a no-deal exit could still be avoided, Politico reported Wednesday. The German chancellor’s warning during a parliamentary debate comes after several EU countries last …

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Macron to Johnson: Not Enough Time for A New Agreement Brexit

Johnson

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron has declared firmly to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that he does not have enough time to negotiate a new divorce agreement in Brexit, writes William James on Friday. On his first foreign trip since becoming Prime Minister a month ago, Johnson …

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Johnson Urges Merkel to Budge on Brexit

Brexit

BERLIN – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal, Reuters reported Wednesday. More than three years after the United Kingdom voted …

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German Lawmakers Extend Involvement in Int’l Anti-Daesh Coalition

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BERLIN – The Bundestag, the German parliament, on Thursday voted to prolong the involvement of the Federal Defense Forces, or the Bundeswehr, in the activities of the international US-led coalition fighting the Daesh terror group in Iraq and Syria until October 31, 2019, Sputnik said on Friday. In early October, …

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Germany is Interested in Enhancing Cooperation with Pakistan

Pakistan

BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday expressed the desire to expand cooperation with Pakistan in diverse fields and work together on issues of mutual interest at the regional and global levels, Radio Pakistan reported. Merkel emphasised the importance of deepening bilateral relations, In a congratulatory telephone call to …

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German Arms Exports to Turkey Collapse

German arms

BERLIN – Germany has stopped most of arms export to Turkey, a major buyer of German weapons, as a response from the Ministry of Economy to a request from the Left Party, and export licenses were only granted in a few individual cases, Turkish newspaper Sözcü reported late Sunday. Since …

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