Federal Foreign Office videos
Steinmeier and Kerry commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall Almost precisely 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his United States colleague John Kerry visited the Berlin Wall Memorial on Wednesday, 22 October. The Foreign Ministers jointly honoured the peaceful revolution and remembered the victims of Germany’s...
Saudi Arabia: a key player in the region Foreign Minister Steinmeier visited Jeddah from 12 to 13 October. In the port city on the shores of the Red Sea he held political talks and met with representatives of civil society. The talks focused on the situation in the Middle East and the threat posed by the ISIS terrorist militia.
Steinmeier meets former refugees from the German Embassy in Prague In the autumn of 1989, thousands of people from the GDR sought refuge in the West German Embassy in Prague. On 30 September, then Foreign Minister Genscher announced the good news from the embassy balcony: the GDR had granted them the right to travel to West Germany. Foreign Minister Steinmeier was among...
Opening of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly Foreign Minister Steinmeier travelled to New York for the opening of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York from 23 to 27 September 2014. This year’s discussions focused on the fight against the Islamist terrorist organisation ISIS, the ebola epidemic and the crisis in Ukraine.
Steinmeier in India: Intensifying cooperation Foreign Minister Steinmeier met Indian Prime Minister Modi in New Delhi on Monday (8 September). Economic and cultural cooperation were also on the agenda of his visit.
Keeping track of Afghanistan’s future Foreign Minister Steinmeier held talks in Kabul on 6 September. The focus was on the difficult situation with regard to the election scrutiny process and the negotiations on a government of national unity.