We are following the news of the #earthquake in the Turkish-Syrian border region with deep concern. The number of victims is continuing to rise. We mourn with their loved ones and fear for those trapped under the rubble. Germany will be sure to send support. #Turkey #Syria
On his trip to Brazil, Chile and Argentina, Federal Chancellor Scholz stressed the potential for bilateral relations. Germany intends to expand its economic cooperation with these three Latin American states. They are also key partners for renewable energy and climate protection.
During government question time in the Bundestag, Federal Chancellor Scholz stressed the importance of working closely with allies on the issue of supplying weapons. He also cited the example of the pace at which Germany had overcome supply shortages and called for that pace to be maintained on the expansion of renewable energy.
In a speech to this year’s meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Federal Chancellor Scholz reflected on how last year had brought fundamental changes to Germany, but Germany had changed fundamentally as well. He stressed how Germany can be flexible, unbureaucratic and fast, and that the new German speed was the benchmark for the transformation of Germany’s economy.
With its electricity, gas and heat price brakes, the Federal Government aims to provide relief for private households and companies with regard to the sharp increase in energy costs. Following the Bundestag's approval, the Bundesrat has now given the definite go ahead for the corresponding laws.