Macron said Merkel "has never forgotten what Europe's values are and she leads her country with great courage," referring to her announcement as "extremely dignified."
"We have to be careful, like two loving hedgehogs. When two hedgehogs hug each other, you have to be careful that there will be no scratches," the European Commission president said.
Finance ministers of Germany, France and the U.K. have been working together to move the plan forward.
With nationalism spreading in Europe and allies weakened or gone, France's Emmanuel Macron is the only leader fighting freely for the ideals that established the European Union. Will the same threats undo him too?
"So if they wanted to see me as their main opponent, they were right to do so," the French president said.
United States Ambassador Robert "Woody" Johnson called on British leaders to join the U.S. in "turning up the pressure" on Iran, or face "serious consequences." Washington recently reimposed sanctions on Iran despite opposition from allies.
Jean-Claude Juncker reportedly told Trump: "If you want to be stupid, I can be stupid, as well."
The company's CEO admitted it is "relatively uncommon" to change prices mid-year. But given the cost pressures, the company believes it is best for business.
He forces foreign policy and political establishments to re-evaluate positions that have been taken for granted—then says something imbecilic.
Trump must decide between chaos and leadership.
"The law of the fittest – this cannot be the future of global trade relations," French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said.
The German chancellor said she did not know the "root cause" of Trump's negative attitude toward Berlin.
"Russia is a foe in certain respects," Trump said.
The Finnish capital is no stranger to high-stakes Moscow-Washington summits.
The EU's top court found that the Jehovah's Witnesses' door-to-door preaching is a form of data collection and requires consent.
Marine Le Pen said her party would struggle to make payroll following a financial scandal.
Trump boasted that the NATO leadership is very fond of him, but says Russia must be thinking "if we did like this guy, we made a big mistake."
The 68th Tank Regiment was renamed for Berlin and an army regiment was renamed for Warsaw.
The lawmaker's statement comes amid a looming crisis about refugee policy.