A 31-year-old Russian who knew the perpetrator of the 2016 Berlin Christmas market attack has been charged with plotting to bomb another target in Germany, federal prosecutors said on Tuesday.

The Russian suspect, identified as Magomed-Ali C., was accused of planning the bomb attack with Tunisian Anis Amri - the man who ploughed a truck through shoppers in December 2016, killing 12 people - and a French man, identified as Clement B.

Prosecutors gave no detail on where they suspected the group was planning to attack or when.

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