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President Trump And Chancellor Merkel Talk To Press After Pull-Aside Meeting

(Last Updated On: December 29, 2018)

President Trump and German Chancellor Merkel had what the White House called a “pull-aside” meeting after Trump reportedly said Germany was “controlled by Russia” which she disputed. Here’s the press conference after that meeting. This is what the White House sent…


Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release July 11, 2018




NATO Headquarters

Brussels, Belgium

3:45 P.M. CEST

PRESIDENT TRUMP: We’re having a great meeting. We’re discussing military expenditure. We’re talking about trade. We have a very, very good relationship with the Chancellor. We have a tremendous relationship with Germany. They’ve made tremendous — you’ve had tremendous success and I congratulate you. Tremendous success. And I believe that our trade will increase and lots of other things will increase. But we’ll see what happens over the next period of a few months.

CHANCELLOR MERKEL: (As interpreted.) Well, let me say that I am very pleased, indeed, to have this opportunity here for this exchange of views. And, indeed, we had an opportunity to have an exchange about economic developments, on issues such as migration, and also the future of our trade relations.

We also briefly touched upon the upcoming trips of the President. And let me say that I’m very much looking forward to further extending our exchanges in the future and enhancing them. I think they’re very important to have those exchanges together. Because after all, we are partners, we are good partners, and we wish to continue to cooperate in the future.

PRESIDENT TRUMP: Okay, thank you very much, everybody. Thank you.

Q Did you discuss the gas pipeline?


Q (Inaudible.)

PRESIDENT TRUMP: We discussed that. Thank you very much.

END 3:47 P.M. CEST

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