Weekend Reads US President Biden receives Merkel on July 15 in the White House

16:00  11 june  2021
16:00  11 june  2021 Source:   ksta.de

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Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) is received on 15 July by US President Joe Biden in the White House. The visit to Chancellor will strengthen "the narrow bilateral connections" between Germany and the US, a spokeswoman of the White House on Friday on the edge of the G7 summit in British Carbis Bay. A government spokesman in Berlin confirmed Merkel's visit to the news agency AFP. Meanwhile, Merkel landed in the southwest glazing Cornwall, where she participates like biders on the G7 summit. Maybe they may come together there too a bilateral conversation.

Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel (CDU) wird am 15. Juli von US-Präsident Joe Biden im Weißen Haus empfangen. © Stefan Rousseau Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) is received on July 15 by US President Joe Biden in the White House.

Topics of the Meeting in the White House are according to BiDen's spokeswoman Jen Psaki, among other things, the challenges of Corona pandemic, climate change, as well as the support of economic prosperity and international security "on the basis of our common democratic values".

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The "Handelsblatt" reported on Friday, at the meeting in Washington, it also go to the dispute between Berlin and Washington about the Baltic Sea Pipeline Nord Stream 2. According to "Handelsblatt" information, proposals of Berlin for a defusing of the conflict, currently Tighten both sides, be the basis for the conversation Merkel biders.

The journey will be the first visit to Chancellor in Washington since the city's office. A possible bilateral meeting between Merkel and Biden in the context of the G7 summit starting on Friday should not be sufficient according to "Handelsblatt" to simplify the complex pipeline dispute.


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