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Chancellor Merkel rejects invite to G7 summit

Chancellor Merkel rejects invite to G7 summit
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump at a joint press conference in the White House Credit: The White House (Public Domain)

According to a report from Politico the German chancellor Angela Merkel will not travel to the United States to attend a G7 summit in person, as US President Donald Trump has invited to an in person meeting. The spokesperson of the German government Steffen Seibert has said that "As of today, considering the overall pandemic situation, she cannot agree to her personal participation, to a journey to Washington".

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