France's Emmanuel Macron and Germany's Angela Merkel made their separate ways to Washington with a joint mission: to persuade president Donald Trump to stay in the Iran nuclear accord and grant the European Union a reprieve from United States tariffs on steel and aluminium.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday revealed again his profound differences with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over defense burden, trade and the Iran nuke deal. Merkel said Germany's latest budget will take defense spending to 1.3 percent of GDP and the country is aiming for more over time. "We're protecting Europe and, yet, we pay, by far, more than anybody else". "This is true. But we should not abandon it without having something substantial and more substantial instead". She signaled that the close relationship with the USA was changing.
Germany has also not gotten close to spending 2 percent of its GDP on the military, a goal set by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members and repeatedly stressed by Trump.
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Trump also noted sarcastically the bad blood between the European leaders and himself.
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Mr Trump is due to decide in the coming weeks whether to abandon the deal.
The sapling was a gift from Macron on the occasion of his state visit. But the combined failure of the French president and the German chancellor underscored how little influence they have with Trump.
Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel discussed the importance of maintaining the existing deal in separate phone calls over the weekend.
"The president obviously is not satisfied with the trade surplus. She laughs very easily about everything but she shows it less than me".
Macron's office said he and Putin "expressed their common will to preserve the gains from the agreement", which saw Iran agree to freeze its nuclear programme in exchange for the lifting of crippling economic sanctions.
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The State Department retweeted the post of British top diplomat Boris Johnson that announced the visit, Xinhua reported . Mr Paisley tweeted that Mr Trump would be 'welcomed by those who care for great UK-USA trade and political relations.
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The German Foreign Ministry was quick to back Mogherini, affirming that the Iran nuclear deal was Berlin's top priority. The comments come as a deadline looms next month for Trump to decide on restoring US economic sanctions on Tehran .