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BERLIN, December 17. /ITAR-TASS/. German Olympic champion in discus throwing Robert Harting urged Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Earlier it was reported that Merkel, whom the Bundestag will elect on Tuesday as head of government of Germany for the third term, expressed discontent over the German president’s decision not to go to Sochi. As noted by Der Spiegel magazine with reference to retinue of German government’s head, the Chancellor learned about Gauck’s position from media reports.