Angela Merkel and Donald trump in Washington, 17.03.2017
The administration of U.S. President made an attempt to smooth over the negative impression of the behavior of Donald trump at the meeting with the German leader on March 17. Despite requests from journalists and the appeal of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, US President shook her hand during the Protocol shooting at the White house. In Washington for the first time commented on the incident, reports DW.
“I don’t think he heard the question,” – said the publication Der Spiegel, a spokesman for the American leader Sean Spicer. The site quoted official representative of the trump Sunday, March 19. The incident is the result of misunderstanding, believe in a press-service of the head of the American state.
By trump on March 18, Twitter wrote: “Despite what you hear in the fake news, I had an amazing meeting with the German Chancellor.”
Despite what you have heard from the FAKE NEWS, I had a GREAT meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Nevertheless, Germany owes…
President Trump (@POTUS) 18 Mar 2017
We will remind, the President of the United States Donald trump refused to shake hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a reception at the White house, when he was asked the photographers, however, the American leader, apparently, did not want to.
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