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    Europe Needs More Common Approach to Relations With Russia – German Official

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    According to the German finance minister, Europe needs a more common approach to the issue of relations with Russia.

    MUNICH (Sputnik) — Europe needs a more common approach to the issue of relations with Russia, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Friday.

    "I think a more common approach of all Europeans in our relations not only in energy, not only in the Nord Stream issue [but also] in our relation to Russia would be helpful but that requests, of course, that Europe … remains or becomes relevant in defense methods, otherwise we will not be taken serious," Schaeuble said at a plenary session of the Munich Security Conference.


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