Before this meeting, there was a certain tension in the air. Olaf Scholz met the new British Prime Minister Liz Truss for the first time in Prague on Thursday afternoon. "Overall" the atmosphere was "very friendly", it was said afterwards. They talked about energy supply, offshore wind turbines and economic cooperation. In addition, according to German government circles, Truss had "explained the plans for easing the burden on the country's own population" to the chancellor. She has been trying to do this at home for days, but so far she has not succeeded, which is why the Prime Minister is experiencing what is probably a unique false start.
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