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German Chancellor Angela Merkel turned away US President Donald Trump’s invitation to attend the G7 Summit in Washington next month, Politico reported. While Trump pushes to reopen the US, Merkel has said it’s too early to reopen and host huge meetings since the virus is still circulating. Trump was reportedly “furious” at Merkel’s refusal. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more narratives.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has turned down President Donald Trump’s invitation to the G7 Summit next month, Politico reported.

“The federal chancellor thanks President Trump for his invitation to the G7 summit at the end of June in Washington. As of today, considers the overall pandemic situation, she cannot agree to her personal participation, to a expedition to Washington, ” the report quoted German government spokesman Steffen Seibert as saying.See the rest of the tale at Business Insider

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