We discuss the issue with Ferdinand Fichtner from the DIW, the German Institute for Economic Research, in Berlin.
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May visited Berlin to try and save the Brexit deal. DW runs down where Germany stands on the issue. It has a vested interest in avoiding a hard Brexit but an even bigger one in a strong EU.
US President Donald Trump isn't interested in international cooperation, but the other G20 members take a different stance. A clash seems unavoidable at the group's summit. Bernd Riegert reports from Buenos Aires.
A briefing document for Trump's last meeting with Angela Merkel, obtained by DW, underscores the White House's view of Germany. The paper focuses on Germany's demographic challenges and includes some trivial "tidbits."
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