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Biden expresses ‘condolences’ over German floods to Merkel

US President Joe Biden offers condolences to visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel after major floods killed at least 59 people in her country. "Chancellor Merkel, I want to express to you and to the people of Germany my sincere condolences and the condolences of the American people for the devastating loss of life and destruction due to the flooding over the past 24 hours in Germany and neighboring countries," Biden says as he opens a joint news conference from the White House in Washington, DC.

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