Governor Abbott Speaks With German Chancellor Merkel Regarding Hurricane Harvey

September 6, 2017 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the response to Hurricane Harvey. A readout of the call can be found below:

Chancellor Merkel called Governor Abbott to express her sympathies for the communities and individuals impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The Chancellor offered to provide assistance and support during this challenging time. The Governor thanked the Chancellor for her offer of support and they both expressed their commitment to further collaborate on ways that Germany can aid Texas. The conversation concluded after both leaders agreed to continue to strengthen the partnership between the people of Texas and Germany.