Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Merkel meets Olmert over Iran, Mideast issues

BERLIN, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) --
German Chancellor Angela Merkel met visiting Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in Berlin on Tuesday for talks over Iran's nuclear crisis and economic sanctions against Hamas.
Merkel agreed that the international community should keep up pressure on Iran to stop the uranium enrichment, a potential way to make nuclear weapons.

Meanwhile, Merkel expressed her support for Israel's economic sanctions against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

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