Trump refused to shake hands with Merkel

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Angela Merkel and Donald trump in Washington, 17.03.2017

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 President, apparently, did not want to. About it reports “Russian Service of BBC”.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Washington D.C. this is her first official meeting with the new U.S. President after the election.

Despite the traditional close relations between Germany and the United States, the current leaders disagree on many issues, including NATO and immigration.

WATCH: Pres. Trump ignores German Chancellor Merkel when she asks him if he wants to do a handshake during a photo op in Oval Office today.

— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) 17 March 2017 R.

As reported, trump and Merkel during the meeting was going to discuss the level of participation of Washington in resolving the conflict in the Donbas.

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