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    Donald Trump has great respect for the German and Russian leaders, Anthony Scaramucci, Trump's adviser and member of the President-elect's Transition Team, said at a session in Davos on Tuesday.

    DAVOS (Sputnik) — Earlier, Trump said in an interview that he starts off trusting German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin, but his confidence in the two leaders may not last long.

    "He has a tremendous amount of respect to Chancellor Angela Merkel. He has a tremendous amount of respect to President [Vladimir] Putin," Scaramucci said at a Davos event.


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