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Angela Merkel and Donald Trump: A study in contrasting images from G7

Photographs from the Group of Seven summit provided by the German and American governments suggest contrasting images of their leaders.

world Updated: Jun 10, 2018 12:03 IST
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Who’s in charge here? (Angela Merkel’s Instagram account)

Who’s in charge here? Photographs from the Group of Seven summit provided by the German and American governments suggest contrasting images of their leaders.

In a photo released by the German Federal Government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands surrounded by other leaders as she peers down at President Donald Trump, who is seated with his arms crossed and returns her gaze.

An official White House photograph from the summit shows Trump holding forth as Merkel, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan listen.

It is among several photos the White House sent to news media after the German government released the Merkel photo.

Twitter users had a lot to say about the viral photograph. Sample some reactions:

First Published: Jun 10, 2018 11:59 IST