Obama, Merkel to Meet at White House

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U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet on Friday at the White House to discuss their common dispute with Russia — and their own dispute over U.S. intelligence gathering.

While Russian military activity in Ukraine tops the agenda, the German leader is also expected to discuss reports that the National Security Agency intercepted phone calls involving her and other German officials. CCTV’s White House correspondent Jessica Stone has a preview of the meeting.
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Obama, Merkel to meet at White House

Obama, Merkel to meet at White House

U.S President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Friday at the White House to discuss their common dispute with Russia, and their own dispute over U.S. intelligence gathering. While Russian military activity in Ukraine tops the agenda, the German leader is also expected to discuss reports that the National Security Agency intercepted phone calls involving her and other German officials. CCTV's White House correspondent Jessica Stone has a preview of the meeting.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is also scheduled to make a pitch to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in support of the transatlantic trade talks known as TTIP. CCTV’s Jessica Stone reports from the White House.

Obama and Merkel to Meet at White House

Obama and Merkel to Meet at White House

The leader of Europe's largest economy is meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama this Friday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is also scheduled to make a pitch to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in support of the trans-atlantic trade talks known as TTIP. For more, CCTV's, Jessica Stone reports from the White House.