Supporting the fight against Ebola

The current Ebola crisis in West Africa is the worst epidemic since the virus was discovered in 1976. The Federal Foreign Office has set up a crisis unit and provided just under 1.4 million euros to date to help combat the virus. more

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NATO: A summit in turbulent times

Federal Chancellor Merkel, Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Defence Minister von der Leyen were in Wales for the NATO summit. Discussions focused on the situation in Ukraine. more

Foreign Minister Steinmeier travels to Poland for ordination ceremony

Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier attended the ordination of seven graduates from the Abraham Geiger College of the University of Potsdam at Wrocław Synagogue more

Northern Iraq – German support for the fight against ISIS

Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Minister of Defence von der Leyen have announced that from now on, support for northern Iraq will comprise not only humanitarian assistance but also military equipment. more

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