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Germany: Putin discusses 'problems' between EU and Russia with Juncker01:27

Germany: Putin discusses 'problems' between EU and Russia with Juncker

Germany, Hamburg
July 8, 2017 at 13:06 GMT -00:00 · Published

Speaking to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the twelfth G20 Summit in Hamburg, Saturday, European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker stated that despite “problems” between the EU and Russia, Brussels was looking for a common solution to their differences.

"We are all aware of the problems that exist between EU and Russia, in particular, I'm referring to East Ukraine,” said Juncker. “On behalf of the EU Commission we want to find a common solution to the situation," he added.

In turn, Putin stated that the two parties “remain in touch despite of all the problems."

The Group of 20 Summit sees governments and representatives of the world's 19 major economies as well as top representatives of the EU meet and discuss strategies for fiscal policy and international financial stability. Among the major topics set to be discussed at the 2017 Summit are climate change, trade and migration.

The twelfth G20 Summit kicked off yesterday and will run until July 8.

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Speaking to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the twelfth G20 Summit in Hamburg, Saturday, European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker stated that despite “problems” between the EU and Russia, Brussels was looking for a common solution to their differences.

"We are all aware of the problems that exist between EU and Russia, in particular, I'm referring to East Ukraine,” said Juncker. “On behalf of the EU Commission we want to find a common solution to the situation," he added.

In turn, Putin stated that the two parties “remain in touch despite of all the problems."

The Group of 20 Summit sees governments and representatives of the world's 19 major economies as well as top representatives of the EU meet and discuss strategies for fiscal policy and international financial stability. Among the major topics set to be discussed at the 2017 Summit are climate change, trade and migration.

The twelfth G20 Summit kicked off yesterday and will run until July 8.

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