External Content

The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Bellevue Castle in Berlin, Germany January 27, 2017. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

(reuters_tickers)

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German government spokesman declined on Friday to confirm that Chancellor Angela Merkel was likely to speak on the telephone with U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday.

Ulrike Demmer, a deputy government spokesman, told a news conference in Berlin that such telephone conversations are only confirmed after they haven taken place.

Earlier on Friday, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters that Merkel is likely to talk to Trump on Saturday and the conversation is expected to focus on Russia.

(Reporting by Michael Nienaber and Erik Kirschbaum)

Neuer Inhalt

Horizontal Line


subscription form

Form for signing up for free newsletter.

Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox.







Click here to see more newsletters

swissinfo EN

The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired.

Join us on Facebook!

Reuters