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Germany: Protesters vent fury as Merkel urges international cooperation02:44

Germany: Protesters vent fury as Merkel urges international cooperation

Germany, Hamburg
September 20, 2017 at 22:07 GMT -00:00 · Published

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was met by a handful of protesters on her return to her natal city of Hamburg in northern Germany on Wednesday, where she headed a rally as part of her bid for re-election in the upcoming Federal election.

Merkel spoke at length about the need for international cooperation on major worldwide issues, such as the situations in Ukraine, Syria and North Korea.

"The question of how we approach the issues between Ukraine and Russia, the question of the civil war in Syria, the question of how we react to the nuclear testing ordered by North Korean dictator. All of those are questions, which we have to deal with again and again, we cannot deal with alone," Merkel said.

Merkel again called for unity and an international approach of cooperation in order to combat terrorism, stating that it is a "challenge worldwide". She said that such a threat "requires us to keep up with possibility of clarifying the technical means Islamists communicate with. We need international cooperation, because alone we cannot do it."

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel was met by a handful of protesters on her return to her natal city of Hamburg in northern Germany on Wednesday, where she headed a rally as part of her bid for re-election in the upcoming Federal election.

Merkel spoke at length about the need for international cooperation on major worldwide issues, such as the situations in Ukraine, Syria and North Korea.

"The question of how we approach the issues between Ukraine and Russia, the question of the civil war in Syria, the question of how we react to the nuclear testing ordered by North Korean dictator. All of those are questions, which we have to deal with again and again, we cannot deal with alone," Merkel said.

Merkel again called for unity and an international approach of cooperation in order to combat terrorism, stating that it is a "challenge worldwide". She said that such a threat "requires us to keep up with possibility of clarifying the technical means Islamists communicate with. We need international cooperation, because alone we cannot do it."

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