Merkel and Hollande said Trump: the fate of Europe in the hands of Europeans and did not need advice from outsiders

German Chancellor Angela Merkel responded to the allegations elected President of the USA of Donald trump on the migration policy of Germany. This writes Deutsche Welle.

«We Europeans hold our destiny in our hands», — said the Chancellor.

Merkel also stressed that it wants to strengthen cooperation between the 27 member countries of the EU for development «economic power», «effective decision-making structures» and «response to the challenges of the XXI century», including: the fight against terrorism, the protection of external borders, the development of digital markets and creating jobs.

Earlier in an interview with Bild trump criticized Merkel for her immigration policy and linked the arrival of a large number of refugees in Germany in 2015, a terrorist attack in Berlin on 19 December 2016.

«I think she’s made a very dire mistake of taking all these illegals» — he said.

At the same time, he stressed that «with great respect» refers to Merkel.

In addition, Hollande also said Trump.

Europe does not need the advice of strangers, and NATO is not obsolete, as there are security threats. This statement was made by the President of France Francois Hollande in response to criticisms of the elected President of the USA of Donald trump about the European Union and NATO.

«Europe does not need the advice of strangers, indicating that she should do it,» — said the French leader. Trump’s name Hollande did not mention.

The French President stressed that the EU is ready to continue transatlantic cooperation, but only «on the basis of own interests and values» of the European Union. Speaking about NATO, Hollande said that the Alliance will announce the «legacy only when those will become threats.»

Earlier in an interview with the publications Bild and the The Times, published January 15, trump called NATO «legacy» organization, and also welcomed Brexit and predicted the withdrawal from the EU and other countries following the UK.




Merkel and Hollande said Trump: the fate of Europe in the hands of Europeans and did not need advice from outsiders 17.01.2017

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