Lars Løkke chooses Germany as his first post-election trip abroad

Meeting with Angela Merkel will underline co-operation

Lars Løkke Rasmussen has today travelled to Germany to meet his counterpart Angela Merkel in Berlin – his first trip abroad since becoming prime minister in June.

The meeting is being held to underline the close relationship between the two nations. The pair will discuss current geopolitical issues in Europe and other matters.

“Germany is one of our closest allies and a key partner in the EU,” said Rasmussen. “So I find it natural that my first trip abroad after the government change is to Germany to meet Angela Merkel.”

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Munich export meeting
Before travelling to Berlin, Rasmussen will make a pitstop in Munich to meet with representatives of Danish companies present on the local market in south Germany.

“Germany is our largest export market, so I’ll start the trip with a business meeting in Munich to discuss the opportunities to increase Danish exports. I look forward to meeting some of the Danish companies in Germany that are helping to create jobs in Denmark.”





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