Merkel Harvard commencement speech: ‘Tear down walls of ignorance’ — DW News
German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivered this years commencement address at Harvard University. Her advice to the graduates was spiked with indirect criticism of Donald Trump’s policies. She spoke of halting global warming, eradicating starvation, eliminating diseases, giving people, especially girls, access to education and fighting the causes of displacement and forced migration. Merkel has made it clear this is her last term as Chancellor and her speech was a nod to the legacy she hopes to leave behind.
Published on 31 May 2019
Angela Merkel Makes Swipe At President Trump At Harvard: ‘Tear Down Walls Of Ignorance’ | NBC News
German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a veiled swipe at President Trump during her commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday. She took aim at trade issues and urged graduates to “tear down walls of ignorance and narrow mindedness.”
Published on 30 May 2019