Merkel: US-EU trade deal with was not always popular in Germany, there were fewer protests against TTIP in the USn than in Europe

Trump: I would say the negotiators for Germany have done better than negotiators for the US. "We don't want victory, we want fairness"Merkel: Illegal migration has to be controlled. But we have to do this always keeping in mind how to help the refugeesMerkel: We have not yet discussed economic issues at length, but "these are always stories where there are two sides of the coin"Merkel: I think globalization has be open-ended, but it has to be fairTrump: "I am not an isolationist, I am free trader, but I am also a fair trader."Merkel: We are a big supporter of free trade, it has to be a win-win situation for allMerkel: Glad that Trump has committed himself to attend G20 meeting in Germany this summerMerkel: "On the one hand we want to see a sovereign Ukraine, but we also would like to improve our relations with Russia"Merkel: I am happy that the US will continue to support NATO, "Germany will increase its defense budget."Merkel: Germany owes a great deal to the USA. The economic success of Germany was made possible by the Marshall Plan Trump: Close friendship between US and Germany is built on shared values. Our alliance is the foundation of a hopeful futureMerkel: "It is much better to talk *with* each other than *about* each other"Trump: "Millions of our hard working citizens have been left behind by international commerce."Trump: I also appreciate the Chancellor's leadership, along with the French president, to resolve the conflict in UkraineTrump: "Immigration is a privilege, not a right, and the safety of our citizens must come first"Trump: "Nations must pay what they owe" to the United States over NATO allianceTrump: "A stronger America is in the interest, believe me, of the world as a whole."Trump: "Our two nations share much in common"No handshake from Trump but a "friendly welcome" for Angela Merkel at the traditional Oval Office photo op.@wikileaks: RT @couragefound: Updated with ruling: Luxembourg Court of Appeals acknowledges that #LuxLeaks releases were in the "general interest" .@wikileaks: CIA transparency .@wikileaks: President Harry Truman on his creation, the CIA Georgian foreign Ministry is concerned about the deployment of Russian complexes S-300 in AbkhaziaDonetsk Water Filter station partially resumed Avdiivka water supplyFormer "Crimean prosecutor" Natalia Poklonskaya, now MP, compares annexation of Crimea with May 9 Victory Day. .@wikileaks: Eddington/CATO: Congressional intel committees should return to protecting American privacy Photographers: Can we get a handshake? Merkel (to Trump): Do you want to have a handshake? Trump: *no response* Merkel: *makes awkward face* Belgium. Namur train station evacuated: rail traffic shutdown Donald Trump welcomes Angela Merkel at the White HouseGerman chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived at the White House for a meeting with U.S President Trump

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No handshake from Trump but a "friendly welcome" for Angela Merkel at the traditional Oval Office photo op
.@wikileaks: President Harry Truman on his creation, the CIA
Photographers: Can we get a handshake? Merkel (to Trump): Do you want to have a handshake? Trump: *no response* Merkel: *makes awkward face*
Donald Trump welcomes Angela Merkel at the White House