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US Rift With Europe Widens Ahead Of Orban Visit

US Rift With Europe Widens Ahead Of Orban Visit
President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House, April 27, 2018

When Mike Pompeo, US secretary of state, last week abruptly cancelled a meeting with German chancellor Angela Merkel, the Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper declared that the US-German friendship was “in ruins”.

Washington said Mr Pompeo had to fly to Iraq for a pressing Iran issue. But the cancellation of the meeting with Ms Merkel, who has faced harsh attacks from President Donald Trump, was another reminder of how strained relations have become between the US and its European allies…

To read more visit The Financial Times.

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