World Meeting at G7 Summit: Merkel pulls positive conclusion after talking with biders
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East German international chiefs demand more federal authorities for the East, more executives and a center for exploring social uprights. © Photo: dpa / annegret hilse there is something else. Lets go on we can do it better. Much had happened, Brandenburg's Prime Minister Woidke said after a meeting of the East Countries with Chancellor Merkel. But there is air up.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has drawn a positive conclusion of its first direct talks with the new US President Joe Biden. The atmosphere in the consultations at the G7 summit in English Cornwall had been very cooperative and of mutual interest. "They are very good, constructive and very lively discussions in the sense that one goes on each other," Merkel said on Saturday on the edge of the meeting in an online press conference. "That's the special thing about this G7 format that simply prevails a very open and not so formal conversation atmosphere."
Merkel had previously met biders on the edge of the summit for the exchange of ideas. It was because of the Corona Pandemic the first physical meeting of the two in the narrowest circle. Previously, consultations were only possible due to the Corona pandemic by video or conference call. With Benden's predecessor Donald Trump, because of his "America first" policy, difficult negotiations had been given in the circle of the G7. The personal relationship between Merkel and Trump was burdened because of the policy of US President.
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Berlin. The outgoing Chancellor wants to leave the field in the election campaign before the general election in September others the field. Only two events did you want to support the Union Chancellor Candidate Lashing. © Martin Meissner Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chancellor's Candidate Armin Lashet welcome himself at a meeting in Düsseldorf in August 2020 (archive image). Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) wants to broaden a report from the general election campaign.
for the first time after three years again in the White House expected
Biden spoke on Saturday night in a tweet of a "great meeting" with Merkel. "The connections between our two nations are stronger than ever - and I am looking forward to welcoming you next month in the White House to continue our work," wrote the US president. Biden had invited Merkel on Friday for the 15th of July for a visit to the White House in Washington. The Chancellor is expected for the first time after more than three years in the White House in Washington.
Merkel said after the conversation, she spoke with biders especially about his meeting with the Russian President Vladimir Putin on this Wednesday in Geneva. This was also the topic in the circle of the G7. One has exchanged his respective views. In addition, she talked to biders about the NATO summit on Monday and the location in Afghanistan after the retreat of US troops. The gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 was therefore topic. Here you are "on a good way". It agreed with biders that it was "existentially and indispensable" to involve Ukraine on the gas transit from Russia to Europe.
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restart after low point
The Government of Birds had partially abandoned their years of resistance to the controversial pipeline between Russia and Germany three weeks ago and dispensed with sanctions against the operating company - also from consideration of relations with Germany.
On by government spokesman Steffen Seibert's tweeted photos is to see how the Chancellor and the president at their meeting sit on a terrace. At the table, Merkel's foreign policy adviser Jan Hecker and Bidens National Security Consultant Jake Sullivan.
Merkel and biders pursue a reboot after the low point in German-American relations in the time of Trump. Biden unlike trump leaves no doubt how important it is the relationship to Germany. The visit to Washington should also be one of the last travel Merkel as Chancellor. After the general election on September 26, she will appoint as a government leader.
Summit in the Character of Russia & China: NATO Tags for the first time with biders .
The top meeting of NATO stands - for the first time with US president biders. His predecessor Trump had taken care of for horror in transatlantic alliance. © Benoit Doppage / Belga / DPA Belgium's Premier Alexander de Croo receives Joe Biden, US President, on the military airport Melsbroek. The heads of state and government of the 30 NATO states will be together this Monday to a summit meeting in Brussels.