Trump, Merkel discuss Iran, Iraq and Libya by phone

BERLIN (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday discussed “the tense situation regarding Iran and Iraq,” a German government spokesman said.

“They also exchanged views on the current situation in Libya and the political efforts to resolve the conflict in that country. They agreed to remain in contact on this issue,” spokesman Steffen Seibert said in a statement.

(Writing by Paul Carrel; Editing by Chris Reese)