“My most heartfelt congratulations on your appointment as Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany and best wishes for a successful term in office. I look forward to cooperation in further deepening relations between our two countries as well as on topics of importance for the future of the European Union,” PM Plenković said in his message.
Srdačno čestitam @OlafScholz na izboru za saveznog kancelara ?? i želim puno uspjeha u obnašanju dužnosti! Radujem se suradnji na daljnjem jačanju partnerstva i gospodarskih odnosa ????, kao i na temama važnima za budućnost ??. https://t.co/EzGoUTkGaA
— Andrej Plenković (@AndrejPlenkovic) December 9, 2021
He also expressed gratitude for Germany’s support to Croatia’s efforts to accomplish its strategic priorities – membership of the Schengen area and of the euro area, underlining the importance of a common contribution to the stability and EU membership prospects of Southeast Europe.
“The 30th anniversary of our bilateral relations next year is a symbolic opportunity to additionally strengthening our partnership and cooperation on the political, economic, scientific and cultural fronts, as well as in a number of other important areas,” Plenković said in his message.
Scholz was sworn in as Chancellor on Wednesday. He is Germany’s ninth post-war chancellor and successor to Angela Merkel, who held the post since 2005.
Germany’s new Social Democrat-Green-Liberal government, headed by Scholz, has 416 deputies in the 736-member 20th Bundestag.
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