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Germany urges European unity in face of trade tensions with U.S.

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By Andrea ShalalBERLIN (Reuters) - German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier called on Friday for Europe to remain unified in the face of rising trade tensions with the United States, saying it was unclear how a summit of the Group of Seven rich nations would end."We have a serious situation, not just since last night or this morning, but rather the entire last few weeks," Altmaier told broadcaster ZDF. He underlined the importance of European unity on free trade and economic interests, especially since domestic debate was continuing in the United States about punitive sanctions imposed by ...

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 13:59 IST