Germany’s Merkel says trade, Iran on agenda in Trump summit


OSAKA (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday would cover a wide range of topics including trade, investments, West Africa, counter-terrorism and Iran.

Speaking to reporters ahead of the bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Group of 20 (G20) leaders’ meeting in Osaka, western Japan, Trump called Merkel a “great friend of mine” and praised trade between the two countries.

Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Chang-Ran KimOur Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.


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