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Merkel, Trump talk over concerns over Afghanistan, Ukraine

AP
Published : Apr 6, 2017, 1:49 pm IST
Updated : Apr 6, 2017, 1:49 pm IST

Merkel’s spokesperson Steffen Seibert said in a statement on Thursday that the two leaders had talked by phone on Wednesday afternoon.

 German chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump. (Photo: AP)
  German chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump. (Photo: AP)

Berlin: Angela Merkel's spokesman says the German chancellor has talked with US President Donald Trump, exchanging thoughts on the current situation in Afghanistan and in eastern Ukraine.

Steffen Seibert said in a statement on Thursday that the two leaders had talked by phone on Wednesday afternoon. He says Merkel emphasized her concerns about the implementation of the so-called Minsk agreement in the Ukraine conflict, and that the two agreed to remain in close contact.

 

No further details were released.

Tags: angela merkel, donald trump, us-germany relations, minsk agreement
Location: Germany, Berliini, Berlin