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US President Joe Biden will host German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Washington on July 15 to affirm “the deep bilateral ties”, White Home Press Secretary Jen Psaki stated on Friday.
The announcement was made on the primary day of the Group of Seven summit in England.
Biden has hosted two different world leaders since taking workplace, Japan and South Korea.
Psaki stated Biden and Merkel “will focus on their dedication to shut cooperation on a variety of frequent challenges, together with ending the COVID-19 pandemic, addressing the specter of local weather change, and selling financial prosperity and worldwide safety primarily based on our shared democratic values.”
A standoff over the completion of the $11 billion Nord Stream 2 pipeline piping Russian fuel to Europe has strained ties at a time when Berlin and Washington are desirous to rebuild relations after former U.S. President Donald Trump’s time period.
The USA waived sanctions final month on the corporate behind the pipeline, Russian state vitality agency Gazprom, giving Berlin and Washington three extra months to resolve the dispute.
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