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EU to act against US tariffs: Merkel


MNA Business Desk: Europe will implement counter-measures against US tariffs on steel and aluminum just like Canada, German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday, voicing regret about president Donald Trump’s abrupt decision to withdraw support for a G7 communiqué. Trump’s announcement on Twitter, after leaving the Group of Seven summit in Canada early, that he was backing out of the joint communiqué torpedoed what appeared to be a fragile consensus on a trade dispute between Washington and its top allies. “The withdrawal, so to speak, via tweet is of course … sobering and a bit depressing,” Merkel said in an ...

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Hasina greets Chancellor Angela Merkel

Chancellor Angela Merkel

MNA National Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has conveyed her felicitations to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her re-election for the fourth term in office. In a message, she expressed that the relations between the two countries would be strengthened and widened further in the field of economic cooperation, migration, climate change and combating terrorism and violent extremism, among others. She also invited her to visit Bangladesh, according to a foreign ministry statement. However, Angela Merkel has won a fourth term in office after a general election that has surged an overtly nationalist party to enter parliament for the first ...

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