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Obama calls Merkel to offer US help after attack: White House

AFP  |  Washington 

President Barack Obama has called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to offer assistance and condolences following a deadly attack on a Berlin Christmas market.

"The President offered his condolences, and those of the American people, for the horrific apparent terrorist attack," the White House said following the call late yesterday.

"The President reiterated the US offer of assistance and underscored that no attack could sway our determination -- and that of our German allies -- to defeat terrorism in all of its forms.

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First Published: Wed, December 21 2016. 00:07 IST