However, the new president has said his priority will be the fight against Islamic State as well as creating a political roadmap to end the conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands and displaced millions. Haque added that Macron hopes to persuade European countries to join the fight in the region. "Germany can not intervene, considering its doctrine, as quickly and as efficiently as France", Macron said, referring to German sensitivities about sending forces overseas except for peace ...
The alliance praised "the courage of Afghan Security Forces, especially the police and first responders" following the attack. "Attacks such as these only serve to strengthen our commitment to our Afghan partners as they seek a peaceful, stable future for their country".
India has called Germany its natural partner on the path to progress and the two nations have witnessed a quantum jump in relationship in the past few years. This would, inter alia, allow to establish provisions for the mutual protection of new foreign investments", the statement said. Received by the German Chancellor, Prime Minister Modi was accorded the ceremonial reception, where the national anthem of India and Germany were played.
White House spokesperson Sean Spicer , when asked about Trump moving past Markovic, said he had not seen the video but assumed the U.S. president was moving to his designated spot. The summit will revolve around two main topics, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters on Wednesday. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump was "100 percent" committed to collective defence.
The current flooding and landslides have affected more than 430,000 people resulting in 151 deaths and more than 100 people missing. Sri Lankan military and police used boats to rescue the marooned and retrieve corpses as the death toll from the devastating floods in the island nation rose to 183, officials said on Tuesday.
Schulz, who was once the president of the European Parliament, voiced "outrage" over Trump's treatment of Merkel, calling it "unacceptable". Merkel's top opponent in the September election, Martin Schulz, said Monday that Trump's behavior towards the chancellor has been "unacceptable" and no country's leader must "allow him or herself to be treated" that way, Deutsche Welle reported.