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  President Trump German Chancellor Merkel  CSPAN  July 11, 2018 11:17am-11:21am EDT

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president trump: we're having a brief meeting. we're discussing military expenditure. we were talking about trade.
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we have a very, very good relationship with the chancellor. we have a tremendous relationship with germany. they made tremendous -- tremendous success, i congratulate you. tremendous success, and i believe our trade will increase and lots of other things will increase. but we'll see what happens over the next period. chancellor merkel: [speaking a foreign language] >> well, let me say that i'm very pleased to have that opportunity to exchange of views. and have the opportunity to have an exchange of economic
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development. such as migration and the future of our trade relations. we also have the interest of the president and let me say i'm very much looking forward to urther extending -- think it's very important for these exchanges together because after all we're partners. we're good partners. and we wish to continue to cooperate in the future. president trump: thank you very much, everybody. thank you. >> from the nato summit in brussels, the president later this week heads to the united
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kingdom for meetings with british prime minister theresa may and visit with queen elizabeth. the president then travels to finland for talks monday with russian president putin including a one-on-one session with translators. before president trump arrived n europe, cherman chancellor angela merkel discussed the lower parliament and a trade war with the u.s. the chancellor talked about germany's immigration policy and outlined her government's budget riorities. >> mr. president, dear colleagues, today we're discussing the budget for the year 2018 to begin with i would like to express my sincere thanks to all delegates and especially to the members of the budget subcommittee because you had to perform your duties under enormous time pressure. it is a good thing, however, our entire coury