State Visits: Germany

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 1st March 2017.

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Photo of Chris Matheson Chris Matheson Labour, City of Chester

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make arrangements for an early state or official visit to the UK by the recently elected President of Germany.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Minister of State

Germany is one of our most important partners in the world; in trade, foreign policy and in Europe. We are working to strengthen the bilateral relationship further following the UK’s decision to leave the EU, including through high level visits, however there are no plans for President-elect Steinmeier to visit the UK in the immediate future.

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