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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany to address a wide range of issues of mutual concern.  The leaders discussed the conflicts in Syria and Yemen and the urgent security challenge posed by North Korea.  The President also reaffirmed our support for German- and French-led efforts to negotiate a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Ukraine on the basis of the Minsk agreements.