Obama Meets German Leaders Before Major Speech

Deutsche Welle
July 24, 2008

At the start of a tour aimed at burnishing his foreign policy credentials, Barack Obama met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Thursday, July 24 for talks on key international issues. Merkel’s spokesman Ulrich Wilhelm said the two touched on Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Middle East peace process as well as climate protection and the state of the global economy in an hour-long conversation. more