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07/12/2018

Working together to stop illegal arms trade

Illegal weapons stockpiles in the Western Balkans pose a great security risk – and not only to the countries in the region itself. Many of the weapons end up in EU member states. The automatic rifles used by the perpetrators in Paris to carry out... 

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07/11/2018

“We will fulfil our responsibility within NATO”

At the NATO summit meeting in Brussels on Wednesday (11 July), Foreign Minister Maas highlighted Germany’s contribution to the alliance. “We are one of the guarantors of the free world, and that will remain so,” Maas declared. The Foreign Minister... 

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07/11/2018

“Responsible partners for a better world”

The 5th German-Chinese intergovernmental consultations (9/10 July) ended with the adoption of a comprehensive joint declaration entitled “Responsible partners for a better world”. In the 71 chapters of the declaration, Germany and China commit, among... 

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07/10/2018

More than just money: Germany’s contributions to a strong NATO

In the run-up to the NATO Summit in Brussels on Wednesday (11 July), reporting on both sides of the Atlantic is being dominated by the discussion about defence expenditure. Germany is accused of spending too little on defence, making burden-sharing... 

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07/09/2018

Reform and reconciliation: supporting Western Balkan states on their journey towards the EU

Minister of State Michael Roth reaffirmed the perspective for countries of the Western Balkans to accede to the EU: “Stability and democratic development in the Western Balkans are in the interest of Germany and Europe and are of major importance for... 

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07/09/2018

Minister of State Annen meets Chinese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Yucheng at the Federal Foreign Office

Minister of State Annen met Chinese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Yucheng at the Federal Foreign Office today (9 July) at the start of the 5th German-Chinese intergovernmental consultations. There have been regular meetings between the two... 

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07/06/2018

OSCE parliamentarians meet in Berlin

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co‑operation in Europe (OSCE) is meeting in the Reichstag building in Berlin from 7 to 11 July. At their annual meeting, the 850 delegates from 57 states will talk about how parliaments... 

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07/06/2018

Maas: Maintaining the nuclear agreement with Iran

Foreign Minister Maas travelled to Vienna on Friday (6 July) to discuss the implementation of the Iran deal with his colleagues from France, Britain, China, Russia and Iran, as well as the EU High Representative. Maas underscored the importance of... 

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07/05/2018

“You, too, can have a hand in making Europe better!”

At the Federal Foreign Office today, Michael Roth and the European Movement Germany debated with representatives of civil society on how better to communicate Europe. With regard to the future Citizens’ Dialogue events on Europe, he appealed to... 

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07/05/2018

“An intellectual bridge-builder between Germany and France”

In his citation, the Foreign Minister described the prizewinner as a spiritus rector who had accompanied the journey of the Federal Republic from the beginning and who had shaped the image and role of the public intellectual like no other German.... 

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07/04/2018

Foreign Minister Maas meets his Egyptian counterpart

Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry for a working visit in Berlin on Wednesday (4 July). The agenda included both the conflicts in Egypt’s neighbouring region and the situation of journalists and human rights... 

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07/02/2018

“Partnership with Georgia a real success story”

Germany is keen to see Georgia and the region as a whole move closer to the European Union. Heiko Maas assured Foreign Minister Zalkaliani:

Our friendship and our partnership are a real success story. We are firmly committed to supporting Georgia’s... 

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