The two leaders also noted positive developments in the fight against coronavirus and efforts to develop a vaccine.
US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a telephone conversation discussed the opening of the US and German economies after the end of the new coronavirus pandemic. This was announced on Friday, May 8, on Twitter by White House Deputy Spokeswoman Judd Deere.
“The leaders of the two countries also discussed the positive developments in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, development efforts (treatment options – eds.), And the opening of the US and German economies,” he wrote, noting that Trump thanked Merkel for the decisive response to the pandemic.
“The leaders of the two countries also discussed critical regional and bilateral issues,” Deere added.
Earlier, the official representative of the Cabinet of Germany, Steffen Seibert, said that Merkel and Trump during a telephone conversation paid tribute to the victims of World War II.
Earlier in Germany, it was decided to relax restrictions and open schools.
As reported, Trump said that the US is “moving to greatness” in the economy. According to him, the next year has every chance of becoming historical.