Merkel leads EU revolt on Trump’s Muslim ban

In a sign of increasingly strained relations with the new US administration, German chancellor Angela Merkel told Trump that his war on terrorism was not a fit reason to renege on the 1951 Geneva Convention, which requires signatories to help people fleeing from conflict.

Merkel’s spokesperson Steffen Seibert said she spoke with Trump by phone for 45 minutes on Saturday.

https://euobserver.com/political/136712

 

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