European headlines and stories are blasting Trump after what is near unanimously considered a disaster of a summit
“We spent two days to obtain a text and commitments. We will stand by them and anyone who would depart from them, once their back was turned, shows their incoherence and inconsistency,” said the statement, quoted by Le Monde, which did not mention Trump by name but was clearly referring to his actions.
“International cooperation cannot depend on fits of anger or little words. Let us be serious and worthy of our people,” the statement said.
Many such similar stories are trending in European media. The article is from Politico.eu
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel added her voice to the chorus, saying she found Donald Trump’s actions “sobering and a bit depressing,” while calling for more civility in international exchanges.
“The situation isn’t very nice,” Merkel told German public television in a lengthy interview. “I don’t think that ratcheting up the rhetoric is going to improve things.”
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