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John Kerry: ‘Inappropriate’ for Trump to Be ‘Stepping Into the Politics of Other Countries’

Secretary of State John Kerry offered some criticisms today of President-elect Donald Trump for what he said about Angela Merkel in a new interview.

In an interview with the Sunday Times, Trump said of the German chancellor, “I have great respect for her, I felt she was a great leader, I think she made one very catastrophic mistake and that was taking all these illegals and taking all these people where ever they come from and nobody really knows where they come from.”

Kerry told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, “It was inappropriate for a president-elect of the United States to be stepping into the politics of other countries in a quite direct manner.”

He suggested that Trump should be more “careful” in talking about another world leader like that and said he doesn’t agree with his characterization “at all.”

Watch above, via CNN.

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