EU president’s press conference interrupted by a phone call. It wasn’t his wife
It should have been just another routine press conference for the European Commission.
Right at the end of President Jean-Claude Juncker's remarks his phone rang. Juncker reached into his pocket while apologizing to his fellow politicians and journalists in the room.
"It's my wife," he said. "Sorry."Former KKK leader David Duke thanks Trump for latest comments
After looking at his phone, Juncker realized it wasn't his wife ringing him.
"No, it was Mrs. Merkel," he said.
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany is known for her influence in European politics since she took office in 2005. She took a much-criticized, leading role in opening the doors to refugees escaping war in Syria.Merkel commands hefty poll lead as she kicks off re-election campaign
Recently, she was said to be "angry" at President Juncker for leaks related to a dinner he had with the U.K.'s Prime Minister Theresa May.
Merkel is facing a federal election in September.