“Trump wants to help Merkel make the G20 summit a success”
In a telephone call, US President Donald Trump told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that he wants to help her make the G20 summit in Hamburg this week a success, according to the White House, reports Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ). Before the phone call, Merkel had already lowered expectations, writes SZ. Merkel said: “We do know certain positions of the US administration and I don’t expect these to be suspended due to a two-day trip to Hamburg, and suddenly appear in the communiqué.”
Read the article in German here.
Find CLEW’s full background on the Hamburg summit in the dossier G20 2017 - Climate and energy at the Hamburg summit.