Chancellor Olaf Scholz believes that relations between Germany and the USA are better than they have been for many years. "I think that's important in these times when we are being challenged by Russia's terrible war of aggression against Ukraine," said the SPD politician on Friday during his brief visit to Washington.
"But it will also be important in the long term that we continue to develop this transatlantic cooperation." The basis for this is trust, which arises from the fact that we keep talking to each other. "That's exactly what we do."
Scholz wanted to meet US President Joe Biden in the White House in the afternoon (local time, 8 p.m. CET) for an hour-long conversation. The focus of the conversation will be the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine. Scholz is visiting Biden in Washington for the second time since he took office almost 15 months ago.
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