Trump to host Germany's Merkel at White House

2017-03-04 06:57
(Evan Vuci, AP)

(Evan Vuci, AP)

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Washington - President Donald Trump will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House later this month.

A White House official says the meeting will take place on March 14. It will be the first meeting between Trump and the German chancellor since the US election.

Trump frequently criticised Merkel during his presidential campaign, accusing her of "ruining Germany" by taking in large numbers of refugees. Merkel, who wields significant sway in Europe, was critical of Trump's refugee and immigration travel ban, which was blocked by the courts.

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Read more on:    angela merkel  |  donald trump  |  germany  |  us

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