Merkel takes swipe at Trump, praises EU’s global role

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Merkel takes swipe at Trump, praises EU’s global role


German chancellor Angela Merkel said she expects “difficult discussions” at a June 8-9 summit of leaders from the Group of Seven leading economies but will try to talk to U.S. President Donald Trump about their differences on Iran and trade tariffs.

The June 8-9 meeting in Charlevoix, Canada, will begin with a working session on economic growth and trade - topical issues after U.S. President Donald Trump infuriated Canada and European Union G7 members by imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum...


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