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German government spokesman: Merkel and Putin may meet on sidelines of World Cup Final
| Fri Jul 11, 2014 5:59am EDT
| Alexandra Hudson and Annika Breidthardt
Posted on 07/11/2014 7:02:44 PM PDT by Olog-hai
German Chancellor Angela Merkel may hold brief talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin when both attend the soccer World Cup final in Brazil on Sunday, Merkels spokesman said on Friday. [
Merkel is traveling to Rio de Janeiro to see Germany play Argentina in the final, and Putin is attending because Russia will host the next World Cup in 2018.
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TOPICS: Germany; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: eussr; merkel; putin; worldcup
posted on 07/11/2014 7:02:44 PM PDT
If we had a president with any foreign policy knowledge at all, he would be all over this. Oh, wait ... this is Obama we are talking about. My bad.
posted on 07/11/2014 7:06:18 PM PDT
posted on 07/11/2014 7:07:29 PM PDT
(Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
PUTIN: “Thank goodness your military is not like your soccer team.”
MERKEL: “Thank goodness yours is.”
posted on 07/11/2014 9:20:23 PM PDT
by Peter ODonnell
(Sectarian warfare -- no dog in that hunt)
can’t blame Merkel,
Putin is a hell of a lot more honest with her than is the magic freaken negro.
posted on 07/12/2014 2:08:30 AM PDT
by Joe Boucher
((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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