July 18, 2008

German Chancellor to Meet Visiting US Presidential Candidate

Text of report by independent German news agency ddp on 18 July

Berlin: Chancellor Angela Merkel (Christian Democratic Union) intends to receive Barack Obama, US Democratic presidential candidate, at the Chancellor's Office during his visit to Berlin on Thursday [24 July]. Government Spokesman Ulrich Wilhelm said in Berlin on Friday [18 July] that, in addition, there would be a photo opportunity in the morning, on the sidelines of the talks. Additional details will be publicized in time, he added.

Originally published by ddp news agency, Berlin, in German 0944 18 Jul 08.

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