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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz holds first closed Cabinet meeting

The traffic light coalition is holding its first closed Cabinet session, with an already packed agenda including Germany's G7 presidency. Pressing issues include Ukraine and Germany's rising coronavirus case numbers.

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