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Germany’s Scholz says Ukraine tops list of a myriad of challenges

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has told reporters Russia's invasion of Ukraine is the biggest current crisis. The now traditional summer press conference comes as Germany confronts several problems at home and abroad.

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