Sigmar Gabriel, who will take over as German foreign minister FridayÂ afternoon, will travel to the U.S. to meet the country’s Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson next week, local media reportedÂ Friday.
Gabriel will also meet United Nations officials in New York during his visit, Handelsblatt wrote, citing government sources.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will talkÂ with Trump on the phone over the weekend, with the two likely to discuss Russia and Ukraine,Â Reuters reportedÂ Friday.Also On PoliticoGabriel exits stage leftJosef Joffe
Trump will also speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday, the Kremlin said.
Source: European Voice