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Germany: Merkel teased as 'Putin' call interrupts speech

Germany, Berlin
May 8, 2014 at 13:37 GMT +00:00 · Published

Germany: Merkel teased as 'Putin' call interrupts speech

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was teased by a moderator that "it could be Putin" as her phone rang, interrupting her as she spoke at the WDR Europa forum in Berlin, Thursday.

Merkel was in the middle of a sentence discussing the integrity of Ukraine when the call came. The moderator jokes "This could be Putin, we could take a break." "Definitely not. Definitely not," Merkel replied, whilst the audience broke into laughter.

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Germany: Merkel teased as 'Putin' call interrupts speech

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was teased by a moderator that "it could be Putin" as her phone rang, interrupting her as she spoke at the WDR Europa forum in Berlin, Thursday.

Merkel was in the middle of a sentence discussing the integrity of Ukraine when the call came. The moderator jokes "This could be Putin, we could take a break." "Definitely not. Definitely not," Merkel replied, whilst the audience broke into laughter.

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