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07/15/2024

Visiting partners and friends: Foreign Minister Baerbock travels to Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire

Senegal and Germany are united by our democratic values. The Senegalese Government is also leading mediation efforts between ECOWAS and the military rulers in the Sahel and taking on responsibility for stability in the region. In times of global... 

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07/09/2024

NATO at 75: The anniversary summit in Washington

NATO has been a guarantor of security and freedom for 75 years – Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine is showing us all too clearly how valuable this is. At the summit in Washington the focus will be on what the Alliance, which now brings... 

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07/01/2024

More robust, more resilient, more sustainable: The National Security Strategy one year on

The National Security Strategy is a quantum leap for us in Germany. It reflects a new understanding in our country, a new way of thinking about security. Russia’s illegal war of aggression against Ukraine has made it painfully clear that our security... 

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06/28/2024

Rethinking Arms Control: Artificial Intelligence and Weapons of Mass Destruction

The rapid advances in the development and use of artificial intelligence (AI) are increasingly becoming relevant for our foreign and security policy, too. This is already the case for issues around cybersecurity and the regulation of autonomous... 

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06/28/2024

Bundeswehr mission in Lebanon remains important: Germany is supporting UNIFIL, the United Nations peace mission

Since the terrorist attack by Hamas on Israel on 7 October 2023, the Middle East has experienced violence and there is a danger that this conflict could spread to the wider region. The contribution to the UNIFIL mission is all the more important in... 

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06/25/2024

Humanitarian disaster in Gaza – Germany is providing assistance

For weeks now, the quantity of relief supplies crossing the border into Gaza has been inadequate. The humanitarian situation remains disastrous, especially in the north of the territory. In the wake of the Hamas rocket attack on the Kerem Shalom... 

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06/24/2024

Non‑stop diplomacy: Foreign Minister Baerbock makes another trip to Israel, the Palestinian territories and Lebanon

Following her arrival on Monday evening, the Foreign Minister will be speaking at the Herzliya Security Conference in Tel Aviv at the invitation of the organisers. Her speech will address the question of what specifically is meant by commitment to... 

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06/24/2024

Ukraine, the Middle East, Georgia and the Western Balkans – a full agenda at the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg

The Ukraine Recovery Conference, the Council of the Baltic Sea States in Finland, the G7 Summit and the peace summit in Switzerland – international crisis diplomacy on Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine has kicked into high gear. Even though... 

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06/13/2024

For as long as it takes: Germany’s support for Ukraine

Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine has brought immeasurable suffering to millions of people. The war is directly affecting not only Ukrainian soldiers who are defending their homeland on the front lines, but also the civilian population,... 

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06/13/2024

Seasoned partners in the North and the East: Foreign Minister Baerbock travels to the Council of the Baltic Sea States near Helsinki

The Baltic Sea has always been of great strategic importance as a lifeline for the countries bordering on it – for exchange, for fishing but also as a gateway to the Atlantic and thus also to the world’s trade routes and flows of goods. At the same... 

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06/13/2024

Germany and Ireland want to strengthen cooperation on renewable energies and climate diplomacy

Ireland and Germany are close partners in Europe and around the world. Our friendly bilateral relations are reflected not only in our wide-ranging cultural exchange and our shared values, but also in extensive economic cooperation. Germany is... 

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06/11/2024

“United in Defence. United in Recovery. Stronger together” – jointly tackling reconstruction in Ukraine

For more than two years, Russia has been waging an illegal war of aggression against Ukraine that is inflicting great suffering and causing devastating damage to civilian infrastructure. Using bombs and drones, Russia is reducing power plants, DIY... 

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