NATO summit in Madrid: climate, money and Russia – politics

Russia, climate, China: There is a lot to discuss at the NATO summit in Madrid – and the alliance wants to renew itself. What issues are pending. An overview.

Von Matthias Kolb, Brussels

It will be the end of a summit marathon: On Tuesday, the heads of state and government of the 30 NATO members will arrive in Madrid, where King Felipe VI. receives her for dinner. Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Draghi and French President Emmanuel Macron are seeing each other for the third time as part of the defense alliance – after the EU summit in Brussels and the G7 meeting at Schloss Elmau. The most important guest also flies in from Bavaria: All of the words and gestures of US President Joe Biden will be analyzed in detail.