Merkel looks forward to ‘new chapter’ with Biden

German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulates new US President Joe Biden, saying she looked forward to a “new chapter” in German-US relations.

“Warmest congratulations on your inauguration, @POTUS Joe Biden and @VP Kamala Harris – a true celebration of American democracy,” Merkel is quoted as saying in a tweet posted by her spokesman Steffen Seibert.

“I look forward to a new chapter of German-American friendship and cooperation,” she adds.

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