Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and the other leaders clashed with Trump over steel and aluminum tariffs as well as his decision to abandon a deal with Iran to limit its nuclear program. A year and a half later, this restraint is no longer up-to-date or appropriate...
Germany also said it will stand by the jointly agreed communique. He's stressing that any impressions are "in the eye of the beholder".
"1:0 for the USA president!"
The BBC parsed the picture by identifying all nine individuals in it, including British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is barely visible, and Larry Kudlow, head of Trump's National Economic Council as well as several Japanese officials and USA national security adviser John Bolton.
"The President made it clear today".
Merkel's comment was one of two nods to Trump during her hourlong ARD interview after her return from the G-7. Celebrities like George Takei even said on Twitter that the photo proved Trump was an "international disgrace".
Regardless of the interpretation, the image succeeded in launching an internet-wide caption contest. "Maybe we can help", in a tart reference to alleged collusion between Russian President Vladimir Putin's government and the Trump team to influence the United States presidential election.
"It looks as if Madam Merkel is teaching The Donald a lesson!"
Kim Jong Un Suprises Crowds With Late-Night Tour In Singapore
They are being housed at the Formula One pit building in the city centre, while Trump stays in the Shangri-La and Kim at the St. Trump, after meeting recently with a North Korean envoy at the White House, said the summit will likely be part of "a process".
Kylie Jenner removes daughter Stormi from Instagram
Of course, we can't say for sure why Kylie would do this, but it's not completely surprising. Another photo of Jenner celebrating Stormi's first month is still on the platform too.
PGA star Fowler gets engaged to pole vaulter-turned-model Stokke
Fowler's post includes comments from many athletes and celebrities, including Tom Brady , Justin Timberlake and Kelly Slater . Over the weekend, star golfer Rickie Fowler took a break from the course and hit the beach with girlfriend Allison Stokke .
Others, however, insisted that Trump looks like he's in control of the situation in the photo.
In an in-depth interview with German broadcaster ARD, she said that the European Union would follow in the footsteps of Canada and come up with counter-measures to levy tariffs on the 28-member bloc.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Sunday called on European nations to stick together following Trump's announcement. In a matter of seconds, you can destroy trust with 280 Twitter characters.
"Europe United is the answer to America First". She also said the U.S. president wasn't entirely wrong in pressing Germany to increase defence spending.
Merkel acknowledged that the moment had arrived for Germany and Europe to rethink their role in the world.
The German leader also reiterated that said she is not ready to "give up on G7" but at the same time would seek dialogue with Russian Federation and try to "work very closely" with Japan, Canada, India and China.
"On the issue of trade, we have been able to agree on important questions to us", she added, stressing that it was "important to have a commitment to rules-based trade".