Trump told how many times he shook hands with Merkel
MOSCOW, 2 Jun — RIA Novosti. The US President Donald trump said in an interview with the Financial Times, had a “great” meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and explained why he allegedly did not shake hands with the Chancellor.
The first meeting of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald trump was held on March 17. During a photo shoot in the White house, reporters asked trump and Merkel shake hands, but the American President did not respond.
“I had an excellent meeting with Chancellor Merkel. I shook my hand about five times, and then we sat on two chairs. I believe the reporter said “shake her hand” I didn’t hear that,” said trump.