Germany warns Russia over cyberattacks ahead of election
12 September 2021 | 11:54 am
As the SPD pulls ahead in the polls, leader Olaf Scholz was keen to flex his foreign policy muscles. He stressed the need for strong partnership with France to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis.
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