“Biden and Germany’s Scholz unite to tackle Russian pressure amid concerns over Ukraine and China”

President Biden and Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany met yesterday to discuss concerns over Ukraine and China, as well as to thank Germany for its support in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.

During their bilateral meeting at the White House, Biden thanked Scholz for Germany’s “profound” support in Ukraine, and pledged to work together to keep pressure on Russia. In a joint statement following the meeting, the leaders reaffirmed their commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

The meeting came amid rising tensions between Ukraine and Russia, and concerns over China’s aggression in the Indo-Pacific region. Biden and Scholz agreed to work together to address these challenges and promote peace and stability in the region.

The leaders also discussed economic issues, including the cost of Russian aggression and the need to promote global economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. They pledged to continue working together to promote inclusive economic growth and tackle issues such as climate change and inequality.

Overall, the meeting was seen as a positive step in strengthening the relationship between the United States and Germany, and promoting cooperation on a range of global challenges. As Biden put it, “the partnership between our two countries is vital to the success of our shared goals and values.”