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    Angela Merkel said that European Union aims to reach a free trade agreement with the United States by the end of current US President Barack Obama's term.

    BERLIN (Sputnik) The European Union aims to reach a free trade agreement with the United States by the end of current US President Barack Obama's term, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday.

    "We reiterated that we need a fast conclusion of talks on the Transatlantic Free Trade Area, and that it remains our goal to achieve such a political decision during Obama's presidency," Merkel told reporters.


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