Germany's Merkel says existing Iran deal 'not sufficient' to curb nuclear program
asked about his low popularity in Germany by a German journalist, says that means he is doing a good job, like Merkel is doing a "fantastic job."
On question about JCPOA, Merkel replies "the agreement is anything but perfect."
Merkel has a puzzled look when @POTUS says bad people at @DeptVetAffairs can be fired as easily as they fire people in Germany.
Merkel: "We had an exchange of views on the current state of affairs" regarding the metals tariffs.
"We want fair trade," between EU and US, emphasizes Merkel.
JCPOA a "first step to" slow Iran pursuit of nuclear weapons, according to Merkel.
"We Germans know the pain of separation," states Merkel on the situation in Korea.
Opening her remarks, Chancellor Merkel thanks @POTUS "for a very warm reception here."
In the East Room ahead of the @POTUS-Merkel joint news conference starting in a few minutes.
Important to come to Washington to outline "we wish to deepen our relationship further," says Merkel.
Trump: We will discuss with the German Chancellor the Iranian nuclear deal and trade issues
A meeting between Trump and Merkel in the White House
: Look forward to meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany today. So much to discuss, so little time. It will be good for both of our great countries.
European Central Bank holds key interest rates at record lows: spokeswoman
EU Commission is still optimistic that US tariffs on European steel and aluminium products will not kick in on May 1. German officials raised doubts today that even temporary exemptions will be on the table
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"From where we stand rightwe must assume new tariffs starting May 1st," says German government spokesperson just before Merkel's departure to DC
Germany expects US to impose punitive tariffs on EU aluminium and steel imports from May 1, government source says
Germany says not making itself more dependent on Russia with new pipeline
German parliament approves a draft resolution recognizing the Jewish State of Israel
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"Berlin wears kippah" solidarity march in the German capital against Anti-Semitism and intolerance.
Germany will give an extra €1 billion for people in need in Syria, Foreign Minister @HeikoMaas pledges at a donor conference in Brussels
Germany's Echo music prize is being scrapped after anti-Semitic scandal involving hip-hop stars Kollegah and Farid Bang prompted a stream of musicians to hand back their awards
Germany's Justice Minister @KatarinaBarley calls it an "important sign of solidarity" - after an anti-Semitic attack on a young man, today Germans are wearing a kippah in demos
Germany says top priority for it is keeping existing Iran nuclear deal, a new one is not on the agenda
Eurofighter urges U.S. not use nuclear certification to 'leverage' German jets bid
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Grafenwoehr – @DaggerBDE teamed up with German and Polish soldiers to conduct a brigade-level road march as part of exercise CombinedResolve, the largest tactical march on German roads in 15 years
German defense ministry gets bids for Tornado fighter jet replacement
President of Germany Central Council of Jews advises against wearing Kippa as an individual in big cities after the recent attacks
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Photos from joint US-UK exercise Stoney Run in Paderborn, Germany. Focus is on signal interoperability, tactical Soldier skills and building relationships between allies.