Merkel refused Obama in expanding Normandy format by United States, - media

President Barack Obama has offered to add the U.S. to the countries of the Normandy format to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, but was refused.

Deputy editor-in-chief of ZN.ua Serhii Rakhmanin wrote in his article, Censor.NET reports.

"According to the our sources, Barack Obama talked to Angela Merkel at the International Industrial Fair in Hanover in late April and asked her to expand the Normandy format by Washington. He received a polite refusal," the article reads.

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