Wednesday

18th Jan 2017

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Germany could withstand Russia sanctions, says Merkel

German chancellor Merkel, in the context of possible economic retaliation by Russia to putative sanctions, Tuesday said that while German-Russia trade relations are worth €76bn, German-Czech trade is €60bn.“There is a dimension there, but not to such an extent that it would have an impact on Germany’s entire economic engagement."

News in Brief

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  2. EU needs more Turkey-style migrant deals, Malta PM says
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  4. European court rules against Russia adoption ban on US
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  6. Scottish independence vote 'more likely' after May's Brexit speech
  7. US imposes sanctions on Bosnian Serb leader
  8. Spain 'broadly compliant' with EU fiscal rules

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