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“Today we renew reaffirm our commitment to undivided and indivisible Union,” Juncker said urging EU not to get bogged down in details that alienated voters.
“As before, I see no reasonable alternative to the goal of two-state solution,” Merkel to reporters before talks with Palestinian President Abbas in Berlin.
Merkel, who officials say has prepared carefully for the encounter, is likely to press Trump for assurances of support for a strong European Union.
GERMANY POLITICS: Ahead of Talks between Merkel and Trump Germany Wants Change to NATO Two-Percent Budget Goal
Germany’s defence minister called for changes to the way NATO members’ commitments to budget targets are assessed, in the face of bigger demands from Trump.
It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, and Donald Trump, the new president of the United States.
“We are the most secure and most prosperous when both the U.S. and Europe are strong and united,” the adviser said, previewing Pence’s trip.
German leader Angela Merkel urged Russia’s Vladimir Putin in a telephone call on Tuesday to use his influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to stop the violence there, and the two agreed on the need for new ceasefire efforts, a German government spokesman said.
It depicts Trump with bloodied knife in one hand and Statue of Liberty’s head, dripping with blood, in the other. It carries the caption: “America First”.
“Europe faces big internal and external challenges which we … can only master by working together,” Merkel told a news conference on Friday with Hollande.
“He made his convictions clear in his inauguration speech,” Merkel said in remarks broadcast live, a day after Trump vowed to put ‘America first’.
US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel may have got off to a rocky start but his impending departure has sparked a wave of nostalgia and trepidation in Berlin.
Donald Trump says. “It’s obsolete because it wasn’t taking care of terror. I took a lot of heat for two days. And then they started saying Trump is right.”
“But if we are forced to be something different, then we will have to become something different,” Hammond said about Britain’s plans to lower corporate tax.
European Union must consider limiting Britain’s access to its market if London fails to accept the bloc’s ‘four freedoms’ in Brexit negotiations, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
“But I also know about the state of the EU. It is no longer unthinkable that it breaks apart,” German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said.