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Hammond to meet German finance minister in Berlin

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street, London, March 14, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville

BERLIN (Reuters) - Britain’s finance minister Philip Hammond is to visit his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble in Berlin on Thursday, a day after the British government formally started the process of leaving the European Union, a German ministry spokeswoman said.

No news conference is planned.

Reporting by Gernot Heller; Writing by Madeline Chambers

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