Monday’s meeting in Hannover, Germany, comes on the final day of Obama’s two-day visit to push for the conclusion of negotiations on a US-Europe trade deal.
More than 12 million voters are electing three new regional parliaments for the southwestern states of Baden-Wuerttemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate, as well as eastern Saxony-Anhalt in the so-called Super Sunday polls.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday called the actions of protesters who shouted abuse at a bus full of migrants “repulsive” and “unjustifiable.”
“Here, Russia must use its influence on the separatists,” said Clinton.
A record 1.1 million migrants arrived in Germany last year.
White House says Obama discussed his plans Thursday in a phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
“We are the people”, “Resistance!” and “Deport them!”, chanted the followers of LEGIDA, the local chapter of xenophobic group PEGIDA.
Both women’s groups and supporters of the xenophobic PEGIDA movement mobilised in separate rallies in Cologne
The chancellery wasn’t evacuated. Merkel was due to lead a regular Cabinet meeting Wednesday morning.
Angela Merkel stressed that in the end it would all be worth it because “countries have always benefited from successful immigration, both economically and socially”.
“ISIS is using our internet much better than our people,” said Trump.
In 2015, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s compassionate leadership made her stand apart from the rest
Trump hit out at German Chancellor Angela Merkel, after the latter’s was nominated as TIME magazine’s person of the year.
Merkel topped a short list of finalists that included U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who came in third, and Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was runner-up.
Pope Francis’ opposition to nuclear weapons has boosted his chances for the Nobel Peace Prize