German Chancellor Angela Merkel has invited new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Berlin, a spokeswoman has said. No date has been set for the visit, which might be a difficult one.
Britain’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, held telephone talks on Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Brexit and bilateral relations, with Merkel inviting Johnson to visit Berlin soon and wishing him luck in his new job, the spokeswoman for the chancellor said.
Johnson accepted the invitation, Ulrike Demmer said.
Chancellor #Merkel spoke to the new UK Prime Minister Boris #Johnson on the telephone today; they discussed #Brexit as well as bilateral relations. The Chancellor invited the Prime Minister to come to Berlin for his first visit in the near future. @10DowningStreet pic.twitter.com/TdW1NUDKSb
— Ulrike Demmer (@UlrikeDemmer) July 26, 2019