Foreign Minister Steinmeier visits Maghreb countries The German Foreign Minister visited Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria from 22 to 25 January 2015. The focus of the trip was on strengthening bilateral relations with the Maghreb countries. Also on the agenda were the countries’ respective experiences of and approaches to the changes in the region triggered...
#NousSommesCharlie: solidarity with France On 11 January 2015, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, along with Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and other members of the German cabinet, attended the solidarity rally in Paris for the victims of the terror attacks in France. Steinmeier said the impressive rally proved that “Europe’s heart is...
South Africa: Gateway to the African continent Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier held talks in Pretoria and Johannesburg from 19 to 21 November. His trip was prompted by the plenary session of the German-South African Binational Commission, which meets every two years. Steinmeier discussed the deepening of political, economic and cultural...
Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits Afghanistan During the course of his one‑day visit Foreign Minister Steinmeier engaged in political talks with President Hamid Karzai and Foreign Minister Zara Ahmad Osmani. He also met presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah.
Open Day 2014 at the Federal Foreign Office Symphonic Mob and discussion about German foreign policy with Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier – our 16th Open Day, on 30 and 31 August.
Emergency aid to combat Ebola The Federal Foreign Office is funding a Bernhard Nocht Institute laboratory to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.