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Merkel says looking forward to meeting Trump in Washington – paper

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a newspaper she was looking forward to meeting U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Friday. “It’s always better to talk with each other than about each other,” Merkel told regional newspaper Saarbruecker Zeitung. Asked if both sides were curious, Merkel said: “There’s definitely curiosity. And also pleasure at… Read More »

Merkel says in Europe's interests to have good ties with US

WARSAW: Germany and Europe have an innate interest in having strong ties with the United States, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that NATO members would discuss the alliance’s future in light of comments by the new U.S. administration. “As Germany and Europeans, we have an innate interest in good trans-Atlantic relations on the… Read More »

Merkel vows compromise with US on trade, military spending

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Saturday to seek compromises on issues like trade and military spending with U.S. President Donald Trump, adding she would work on preserving the important relationship between Europe and the United States. “He made his convictions clear in his inauguration speech,” Merkel said in remarks broadcast live, a day… Read More »

Merkel and Trump spoke about continuing US-German ties – spokesman

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by telephone on Thursday about continuing longstanding ties between Germany and the United States, a spokesman for Merkel said on Friday. Government spokesman Georg Streiter gave no further details about the length of the conversation or additional issues discussed by the two, who have… Read More »