German Chancellor Angela Merkel (centre) talks to USPresident Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump as they arrive to attend a performance by the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra in the ancient Greek theatre as part of the G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily on May 26. Photo: Reuters German Chancellor Angela Merkel (centre) talks to USPresident Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump as they arrive to attend a performance by the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra in the ancient Greek theatre as part of the G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily on May 26. Photo: Reuters
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (centre) talks to USPresident Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump as they arrive to attend a performance by the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra in the ancient Greek theatre as part of the G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily on May 26. Photo: Reuters

Why Merkel decided she had to put diplomacy aside and speak up about Trump

Topic |   Angela Merkel
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (centre) talks to USPresident Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump as they arrive to attend a performance by the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra in the ancient Greek theatre as part of the G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily on May 26. Photo: Reuters German Chancellor Angela Merkel (centre) talks to USPresident Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump as they arrive to attend a performance by the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra in the ancient Greek theatre as part of the G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily on May 26. Photo: Reuters
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (centre) talks to USPresident Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump as they arrive to attend a performance by the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra in the ancient Greek theatre as part of the G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily on May 26. Photo: Reuters
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