Germany’s Merkel greets EU climate law

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a session of the lower house of parliament Bundestag debating the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) measures, in Berlin, Germany, April 16, 2021. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi

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BERLIN, April 21 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed on Wednesday a European Union deal on a landmark climate change law that puts tougher greenhouse gas emissions targets at the centre of EU policymaking.

“Yesterday evening we managed to get a result - many thanks also to the European Parliament,” Merkel said at an event on the future of Europe organised by the EPP, the main centre-right grouping in the EU parliament.

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Reporting by Madeline Chambers

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