On Monday May 7, Honorary Consul Klaus Becker attended the Transatlantic Conference in Washington
“The Alliance in Question? The Transatlantic Relationship in an Era of Disruption”.
The conference was attended by the highest ranking members of the transatlantic scene: John Emerson, the last U.S. Ambassador to Germany, Norbert Röttgen, Chairman of the Foreign Committee of the Deutsche Bundestag, and the new Coordinator of Transatlantic Relations at the German Federal Foreign Office, Peter Beyer. Also, the speakers and panel participants were outstanding, among them Wilbur Ross, U.S. Secretary of Tradeand Edward Luce, Financial Times’ chief U.S. commentator and columnist based in Washington, D.C.
The event was organized by the Atlantic Bridge and the American Council on Germany and moderated by the organizations’ respective chairmen,Friedrich Merz, AB, and John Emerson, ACG.