Dutch royals arrive in Germany for 3-day state go to
BERLIN (AP) — King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands arrived in Germany on Monday for a three-day go to that was delayed from final 12 months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The royal couple had been greeted with a 21-gun salute after touchdown in moist climate at Berlin’s airport originally of Willem-Alexander’s first state go to to Germany since he turned king in 2013.
Later Monday, they are going to be acquired by President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at his Bellevue palace. They’re additionally anticipated to go to Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate.
A gathering with Chancellor Angela Merkel is also on the agenda throughout this week’s go to.
Willem-Alexander and Maxima had been final in Germany in 2019, after they visited the state of Brandenburg, which surrounds Berlin. The king has some German roots — his father, Prince Claus, was German-born.