Barack Obama and Angela Merkel: An enduring friendship
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President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel prepare for a family photo during their meeting at the hotel castle Elmau in Kruen, Germany.
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From summits to private dinners, U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have together tackled the global financial crisis, promoted free trade and forged an international accord to fight climate change.
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U.S. President Barack Obama is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel upon his arrival at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany.