Readout of President Joe Biden’s Call with Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany
President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany. The leaders discussed the Chancellor’s recent trip to the People’s Republic of China and affirmed their shared commitment to upholding the rules-based international order, human rights, and fair trade practices. The leaders agreed that Russia’s recent nuclear threats are irresponsible. They underscored the continued commitment of the United States and Germany to provide Ukraine with the economic, humanitarian, and security support it needs to defend against Russia’s aggression.