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USA: Angela Merkel receives the Medal of Freedom

On Tuesday night, U.S. President Barack Obama gave to German Chancellor Angela Merkel Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States, announced on Wednesday.

” We want to pay tribute to an extraordinary leader who espouses these values and who’s inspired millions around the world, including me. And that’s my friend, Angela Merkel.” said the American president during a ceremonial reception  at the White House, held in honor of German Chancellor on Tuesday evening.

About your host Angela Merkel said: “You are a man of strong convictions. Touch with their passion and vision for a good future, people in Germany. “Freedom Medal is an expression of the excellent German-American partnership, she said.

The evening concluded with musical performances by the National Symphony Orchestra and singer-songwriter James Taylor.

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Angela Merkel Medal of Freedom Ceremony



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