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The wife of the German president chairs a ceremony to welcome the king and queen of the Netherlands with a broken leg


The German newspapers topped the picture of the reception of the President of Germany and his wife to the King and Queen of the Netherlands, with her leg broken, and she is prejudiced against a stick to stand at the ceremony and receive the audience.

 

The German presidential spokesman had announced the fall of the wife of the President of Germany, and the occurrence of a fracture in her leg, but she will try to attend the celebrations based on a crutch.

 

Dutch King Willem-Alexander and his wife, Queen Maxima, had arrived in Berlin, where the royal couple landed from a government plane at Berlin Airport and were received by Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in a military honor at Bellevue Palace in the rain.

 

The couple want to stay in Berlin for three days, to hold political talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel, as well as visit several cultural and science institutions.

 

It is planned to visit the Anne Frank Center, to attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the Central Memorial of the Republic of Germany to the Victims of War and Tyranny, and against the backdrop of the Corona pandemic, they will visit the Robert Koch Institute, as well as have a conversation with Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn and RKI President Lothar Wheeler.

 

In another context, the royal couple will visit the German parliament, and a conversation is scheduled with Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Chancellery. In addition to the political talks, the royal couple will attend a number of cultural and economic appointments in Berlin.

 

For the king, this is the first state visit to Germany since he took office in 2013. However, since 2013 he has already visited all the federal states, and the official state visit scheduled for 2020 has been postponed due to the Corona pandemic, King Willem-Alexander is closely associated with Germany from During his father, the German Prince Claus von Amsberg, speaks fluent German.

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