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Obama, Merkel discuss Ukraine crisis

By Erin Conroy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to meet US President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday. The crisis in Ukraine and further sanctions against Russia are expected to dominate the talks - Merkel's first in the US since the extent of the NSA’s eavesdropping was revealed nearly a year ago. Mark Fischer, managing director of the European office for the German Marshall Fund, comments.

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