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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Calls with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany

President Donald J. Trump spoke separately today with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany to discuss the United States’ action in response to the Syrian regime's use of weapons of mass destruction against civilian men, women, and children on April 4.  Prime Minister May and Chancellor Merkel expressed support for the action of the United States and agreed with President Trump on the importance of holding Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accountable. President Trump and his counterparts agreed to stay in touch regarding Syria and other international issues of mutual concern.