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Triple threat to Merkel’s G20 bump: Putin, Erdoğan, Trump


Dennis Snower explains, what makes the negotiations with Donald Trump and his team so difficult for Angela Merkel on the upcoming G20 Summit

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(...) The Trump dilemma

It’s the U.S. president who’s most likely to give Merkel heartburn. “Merkel needs to succeed in not going on a collision course with Trump, while at the same time sticking to her principles,” said Dennis Snower, the president of the Institute for the World Economy in Kiel, Germany.

The chancellor plans to hold a one-on-one meeting with Trump on Thursday evening, before the summit officially starts, a German government spokesperson confirmed on Monday.

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