Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House

Panama President Varela who was on a four-day visit in Washington with his wife met Trump and asserted that the idea of his visit is to work closely together to face the same challenges that they have in the region of Central America and Latin America and in their continent, the White House said in a statement.

The leaders discussed the importance of the United States-Panama High-Level Security Dialogue, which will be held in Panama in late June, to advancing our shared security priorities.

PRESIDENT TRUMP: We did a very good job.

Yes, that Panama Canal.

"In many ways, [the Trump administration is] nearly worse [than the Obama administration] because we're getting nothing, and that's terribly frustrating and, with all due respect, the attorney general has not changed at all", Chaffetz said. Mrs. Varela wore a green dress of similar length for the occasion.

"The Panama Canal is doing quite well, I think we did a good job building it - a very good job", Trump said. "We are developing new things to do and only getting stronger". "Right? Very good job".

PRESIDENT VARELA: Thank you, Mr. President.

Valera and his wife posed briefly for photos with President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump upon their arrival at the White House's south diplomatic entrance.

Martinelli's attorneys also said he had already left the country to seek political asylum in the United States before charges were brought by Panama. The visit marks their first face-to-face meeting since Trump took office.

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