Ullrich, his friend and the politician

Jan Ullrich has clarified that he has not asked German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet with him or help him. "I myself have not asked the Chancellor for a meeting, nor have I asked anyone else to do that for me," he said on his website, janullrich.de.

It was reported earlier that Michael Stehle, head of the firm Terra-S, had requested the meeting, even inviting the Chancellor to Ullrich's house in Switzerland. The Chancellor's office said that no such meeting would take place.

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