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Obama arrives in Berlin for talks with European leaders

Mr Obama will hold talks with European leaders Credit: ITV News

Barack Obama has arrived in Berlin where he is to hold talks with European leaders, among them Prime Minister Theresa May.

The outgoing US president is on a farewell trip to Europe amid uncertainty and nervousness among European leaders over the election of his successor Donald Trump.

Mr Obama will hold talks with Ms May and the leaders of Germany, France, Italy and Spain.

Ahead of the Berlin leg of his trip, Mr Obama was in Greece.

May arrives for talks with Obama and EU leaders

Theresa May was greeted by Angela Merkel Credit: ITV News

Theresa May has arrived for talks with European leaders and outgoing US president Barack Obama in Berlin.

The prime minister was greeted by Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, who is hosting the talks.

European leaders are meeting to discuss a range of global issues, in particular the threat posed by so-called Islamic State fighters fleeing their Middle East strongholds.

But May and the leaders of Germany, France, Italy and Spain are also meeting Mr Obama, whose 'farewell' visit to Europe visit comes amid uncertainty and nervousness among European leaders over the election of Donald Trump.

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