BERLIN, Germany (News4Utah) – senator Orrin Hatch and Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Senator Hatch and Chancellor Merkel discussed trade and bilateral relations. They also talked about paving a way forward on tariffs. Elder Uchtdorf laid a wreath honoring the memory of those who perished in the holocaust.
Senator hatch is grateful to have Germany as an ally. Hatch said, “I was very impressed by this woman she is a tremendous woman leader I’ve known her for a long time and I’ve always been impressed with her but never have I have been more today.”
The visit ended with the twin anniversaries of the 4th of July and the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Berlin airlift, an event that symbolizes the deep bond between the United States and Germany.