On Monday (23 June), Foreign Minister Steinmeier once again travelled to Ukraine to meet with the new President Petro Poroshenko and to assess the current situation in the country first hand.
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Foreign Minister Steinmeier has met President Gül and Foreign Minister Davutoğlu in Istanbul. On Saturday, he officially launched the German‑Turkish Youth Bridge.
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On 19 June Foreign Minister Steinmeier met his Austrian counterpart Kurz for bilateral talks. moreForeign Minister Steinmeier in Vienna for bilateral talks
Foreign Minister Steinmeier travelled to St Petersburg on 10 June to meet with Foreign Ministers Sikorski and Lavrov and explore options to make the de‑escalation in Ukraine “irreversible”. moreGerman-Russian-Polish trialogue
Foreign MinisterSteinmeierwas in the Arab region from 29 May to 1 June. His political talks focused on the Syria conflict and, above all, the situation of Syrians fleeing the civil war. He also met representatives of civil societyduring the trip. moreVisit to Lebanon, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (29.05.-01.06.2014)
During his visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina Steinmeier expressed German and EU commitment to ensuring positive developments in the country. moreSteinmeier pledges further assistance for flood victims