G20 Summit: Donald Trump praises Angela Merkel for 'fantastic' conclave despite protests

US president Donald Trump on Saturday praised German chancellor Angela Merkel for the 'fantastic job' organising the G20 summit

AFP July 08, 2017 14:41:31 IST
G20 Summit: Donald Trump praises Angela Merkel for 'fantastic' conclave despite protests

Hamburg: US president Donald Trump on Saturday praised German chancellor Angela Merkel for the "fantastic job" organising the G20 summit, despite violent protests that blocked his wife Melania for hours.

G20 Summit Donald Trump praises Angela Merkel for fantastic conclave despite protests

US president Donald Trump, left, talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel at the G20 Summit in Hamburg. AP

Merkel organised the summit "so professionally and without much interruption despite a few people (who) seemed to follow your G20s around," said Trump, telling Merkel that she has "been amazing and done a fantastic job".

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