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Merkel to Host Jucker on Feb. 24 in Her Electoral District

February 22, 2012

Feb. 22 (Bloomberg) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel will host Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker for talks in the northern German city of Stralsund, in her electoral district.

Merkel and Juncker, who also heads the group of euro-area finance ministers, will tour the city at 4 p.m. on Feb. 24 then give joint statements at about 5 p.m. before they hold discussions, Steffen Seibert, chief German government spokesman, said in an e-mailed statement.

The talks will center on the situation in the euro region and preparations for a March 1-2 summit of European leaders, Seibert said.

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