The President of the United States Donald trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel


WASHINGTON, March 17. /Offset. TASS Andrey Shitov/. US President, Donald trump does not shake hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the official photography in the oval office of the White house. It is unknown whether he did it intentionally or just didn’t notice the request of the photographers and the Chancellor.

Photographers asked trump and Merkel shake hands, the Minister turned to the us President and addressed him, but he didn’t answer. “It’s unclear if trump heard the words of the Chancellor,” – said the newspaper Politico.

It is known that the tramp met the guest with respect. He personally welcomed her at the entrance to the White house, where she arrived to participate in a bilateral summit. Thus he gave the guest a hand and just hugged, held it in his working residence .

The publication also notes that at the first meeting on the doorstep of the White house handshakes were. But reminds about the fact that trump has sharply criticized the Merkel during the election campaign in the United States, and that after his election unflattering comments about his attempt to close the entrance to America to the citizens of some countries with a predominantly Muslim population.