Free Trial

Biden, Scholz To Hold Bilateral Meeting Before Summit


Wires reporting that German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and US President Joe Biden will hold bilateral talks in advance of the upcoming G7 leaders' summit in Schloss Elmau in the Bavarian Alps.

  • Earlier, Bloomberg reported concerns in the chancellery about the impact of Biden's domestic political woes on the US administration's focus on events in Ukraine, stating "Scholz [...] views Biden as a driving force in sustaining pressure on Moscow and believes that unity among allies could fray once again if Republicans win back the White House in 2024, according to a German government official who requested anonymity to discuss internal thinking."
  • G7 summit runs from 26-28 June, for more info see MNI Political Risk team's article on major summits taking place this week:

To read the full story



MNI is the leading provider

of intelligence and analysis on the Global Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange and Energy markets. We use an innovative combination of real-time analysis, deep fundamental research and journalism to provide unique and actionable insights for traders and investors. Our "All signal, no noise" approach drives an intelligence service that is succinct and timely, which is highly regarded by our time constrained client base.

Our Head Office is in London with offices in Chicago, Washington and Beijing, as well as an on the ground presence in other major financial centres across the world.