Washington/Berlin (dpa) – In February, Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) will journey to the USA for his inaugural go to. This was confirmed by a authorities spokesperson in Berlin. Earlier, the White Home had introduced the go to to Washington. “Germany is one among our closest allies,” stated White Home spokeswoman Jen Psaki. “We naturally sit up for welcoming the chancellor right here in america in February.” A precise date for the go to has not but been given.
Scholz was sworn in as Germany’s new chancellor on 8 December and has since made inaugural visits to Paris, Brussels, Warsaw, Rome and Madrid. As Germany’s closest ally outdoors the European Union, the USA is historically one of many first locations for a brand new chancellor. International Minister Annalena Baerbock (Greens) was obtained by her counterpart Antony Blinken in Washington on 5 January for her inaugural go to.