On Monday, one would have thought this was a day in which diplomacy was in a default “business as usual” setting in Berlin. But, something bigger is brewing.
A bilateral meeting between Chancellor Merkel and President Hollande on Monday turned into a three way meeting, with President Poroshenko joining the Franco-German duel to discuss deteriorating conditions in Ukraine. President Putin was not physically present but consulted on phone.
The Chancellor pointed to worriso...
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