Merkel to focus on climate, business in China, Japan


By Madeline Chambers BERLIN, Aug 23 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will push for tougher global action against climate change on a tour of China and Japan next week which will also have business interests high on the agenda, officials said on Thursday. The visit will be Merkel's second to China as Chancellor and her first to Japan and comes four months before world environment ministers meet in Bali, Indonesia to try to launch new talks to extend the Kyoto Protocol beyond ...

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