German Chancellor Scholz received with military honours in Poland
December 12 | 2021
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (2nd L) welcomed by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Jakub Morawiecki during his inaugural visit to Poland. Kay Nietfeld/dpa
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz arrived in Poland on Sunday, where he was received with military honours by Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki in Warsaw. The subsequent talks between the two are scheduled to focus on contentious issues such as the dispute between Poland and the EU over the rule of law in Poland, though Scholz pledged in an interview with German public broadcaster ARD on Saturday that his main concern was to carry out a "friendly visit to a friendly nation." Scholz visited both Paris and Brussels on Friday, just two days after being sworn into office. France has traditionally been...