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Secretary Antony J. Blinken and German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock at the Munich Security Conference

MR HEUSGEN: (In progress) Antonio, you asked if I was to invite you again next year. Yes, you are invited, and you have a standing invitation. This, of course, has to do with the fact that not only Wolfgang spent his first time of his career in New York on the 31st floor; I spent the last four years while I’ve – in my career as Germany’s ambassador to the United Nations, and it was really a great pleasure to work with you under very difficult circumstances.
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken and German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock Before Their Meeting

SECRETARY BLINKEN: I just want to say how wonderful it is to be here with the foreign minister. We had a chance to speak on the phone immediately upon her assuming the – assuming office, but this is our first chance to actually connect in person. The relationship, the partnership between our countries is so vital, and we have a lot to talk about. I think you probably found what I found when I took on these responsibilities – the inbox is pretty high. But we’re very glad to be working so closely with you, with the chancellor on some – the many things that we have on our agenda. So very good to be with you.
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