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Message to Angela Merkel on end of tenure as Federal Chancellor of Germany

December 8, 2021

Vladimir Putin sent a message to Angela Merkel on the end of her tenure as the Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, in which he expressed his sincere gratitude for their fruitful cooperation and readiness for a mutually respectful dialogue.

“We were constantly in contact and sought to find ways out of even the most difficult situations. During your years at the helm of the German Government, you rightfully gained high regard in Europe and the world over. I am confident that your rich experience as a statesperson and politician will always be in high demand. And, of course, we will continue our friendly interaction,” stressed the President of Russia.

December 8, 2021