Speaking at her annual press conference in Berlin, Merkel said: "I am moving away from this categorically and I am solidary with the women who have been attacked."
She added that from her point of view the strength of the United States is precisely the fact that people from many different nationalities contribute to the power of the American people. this is something that undermines the power of America, "Merkel said.
Trump refused to apologize for the comments and continued to insist that the tweets were not racist. The president yesterday announced that there was no "racist bone in my body."
Earlier this week, UK Prime Minister Teresa May also criticized the comments, describing them as "totally unacceptable." The two candidates who replaced May, like British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, joined her in this critique. "data-src-mini =" // cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/1