The publication also writes that CIA Director William Burns urged Scholz to actively oppose Russia.
The President of the United States Joe Biden invited German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to discuss the situation regarding However, Scholz rejected this offer.
This is reported by Spiegel.
The Chancellor explained his refusal to go to Washington by employment and the situation with COVID-19. Nevertheless, Scholz made a visit to Madrid.
According to the publication, now the parties are trying to agree on a later meeting, which, tentatively, may take place in mid-February.
Spiegel also writes that during a visit to Berlin, the director of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), William Burns, urged Scholz to actively counteract Russia.
Representatives of the German government declined to comment on this information.
According to Reuters, Scholz will meet with French President Macron in Berlin on January 25. Ukraine will also appear among the topics of the negotiations.
Earlier, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken told what he asked Lavrov at the meeting, and what answer he received.