Who says diplomacy's a drone?

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel examining a drone at the Intel booth yesterday at the opening of the CeBIT computing trade fair in the German city of Hanover. More than 3,000 exhibitors from 70 countries are dis
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel examining a drone at the Intel booth yesterday at the opening of the CeBIT computing trade fair in the German city of Hanover. More than 3,000 exhibitors from 70 countries are displaying their products and solutions at the fair, which ends on Friday and expects to draw about 200,000 visitors. Japan is a partner of the fair and Mr Abe is on a four-day visit to Germany, France, Belgium and Italy for talks on trade and security issues.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 21, 2017, with the headline 'Who says diplomacy's a drone?'. Print Edition | Subscribe