The trade agreement TTIP is high on the agenda as US president Barack Obama visits his German counterpart Angela Merkel in Hanover, amid anti-TTIP protests. Meanwhile, Merkel’s migration policy has won praise from the American president.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has thanked President Barack Obama for their eight-year partnership during his visit to Berlin. They had much to discuss as Donald Trump, a frequent Merkel critic, prepares to govern the USA.
Global business and politics are on US President Barack Obama's agenda in Hanover. And he's tacked on a security summit with Chancellor Angela Merkel and the leaders of France, Britain and Italy.
The US president praised Chancellor Angela Merkel as a "trusted partner" and described her handling of the refugee crisis as "courageous." Obama is in Germany's Hanover to talk free trade and security.
The US president has hailed German Chancellor Merkel's "moral leadership" among a slew of crises in Europe. But as Obama arrives in Germany to secure key aspects of a transatlantic trade deal, he faces opposition.
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