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10/29/2020, 10:30 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Merkel: EU must remain open despite pandemic

German chancellor Angela Merkel urged on Thursday members of the European Union to use a coordinated approach to address the coronavirus pandemic.

Speaking at a EU27 video conference, Merkel stated that she and other leaders failed to act earlier, noting that restrictions were imposed too late due to "political realities."

She added that the European Union must not close its borders despite the ongoing crisis, asserting that open borders are important to the German economy.

Breaking the News / MD