Tuesday 15 February
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15 February 2022
We discuss German chancellor Olaf Scholz’s trip to Kyiv and Moscow and Turkish president Erdoğan’s visit to the UAE. Plus: the ongoing dispute between China and Lithuania over Taiwan and the latest trade and economic news.
15 February 2022
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