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Europe needs to bring more to transatlantic partnership: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel reads her notes during a news conference on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), following video consultations with the premiers of Germany's 16 federal states, at Chancellery in Berlin, Germany November 16, 2020. Odd Andersen/Pool via REUTERS

BERLIN (Reuters) - Europe needs to contribute more to the transatlantic partnership once U.S. President-elect Joe Biden takes office, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday.

This applies to defence as well as science and global diplomatic efforts, she added.

Reporting by Sabine Siebold; Editing by Michelle Adair

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