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Japan: Merkel arrives in Osaka for G20 summit01:12

Japan: Merkel arrives in Osaka for G20 summit

Japan, Osaka
June 27, 2019 at 22:43 GMT +00:00 · Published

German Chancellor Angela Merkel landed at Osaka airport on Friday morning ahead of the G20 summit.

Merkel suffered another bout of uncontrolled shaking on Thursday, a week after a similar incident raised questions about her health. It came hours before she was due to board a plane to the G20 summit.

Meanwhile, a second A340 aircraft will be sent to Osaka after aircraft to avoid a repeat of the aircraft failure that forced Merkel to arrive late to the previous G20 summit in Buenos Aires.

Leaders of 19 of the most influential countries in the world and the European Union will meet in Osaka on Friday and Saturday for the 14th G20 summit to discuss climate change, free trade, and economic inequality among other issues.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel landed at Osaka airport on Friday morning ahead of the G20 summit.

Merkel suffered another bout of uncontrolled shaking on Thursday, a week after a similar incident raised questions about her health. It came hours before she was due to board a plane to the G20 summit.

Meanwhile, a second A340 aircraft will be sent to Osaka after aircraft to avoid a repeat of the aircraft failure that forced Merkel to arrive late to the previous G20 summit in Buenos Aires.

Leaders of 19 of the most influential countries in the world and the European Union will meet in Osaka on Friday and Saturday for the 14th G20 summit to discuss climate change, free trade, and economic inequality among other issues.

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