Posted on Jan 03, 2022
Germany's new Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock will travel to Washington on Wednesday, where she will discuss topics including the Russia-Ukraine conflict with her U.S. counterpart, Antony Blinken, and other politicians, a ministry spokesperson said on Monday, Reuters reports.
Other topics on Baerbock's first official visit to the United States will include future dialogue with Russia, climate, foreign policy and strengthening democracies, the spokesperson said.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz's foreign policy advisor will also meet his Russian and French counterparts this week, government spokesperson Steffen Hebestreit told a regular news conference.
- Russia would face "massive consequences" if it invades Ukraine, says German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock
- UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace warns Putin to pull back from the brink over Ukraine
- EU, UK, US discuss possible new round of economic sanctions on Russia
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