Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel is visiting Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem in Jerusalem on Yom Hashoah, Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day. moreForeign Minister Gabriel in Yad Vashem to mark Yom Hashoah
Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel travelled to Iraq on 19 April. Talks with the Iraqi Government focused on the comprehensive approach to stabilisation Germany pursues in the country.
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At just under 18,000 square kilometres, the emirate of Kuwait is around the same size as Land Rhineland-Palatinate. Situated in the heart of a crisis-stricken region, the country plays an important role as a mediator. During his visit on Tuesday (18 April), Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel expressed his admiration for the untiring efforts of Kuwaiti diplomats. Foreign Minister Gabriel arriving at the airport in Kuwait ... moreGabriel in Kuwait – support for the country’s role as a mediator in the region
On Easter Monday (17 April), Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel travelled to Tirana for political talks. moreAlbania: caught between progress and political standstill
The civil war in the 1990s left scars in the Western Balkans which are felt to this very day. However, the region has come a long way since then. Foreign Minister Gabriel therefore traveled to Serbia and Kosovo on Wednesday (12 April) with a message of encouragement: “The road to the EU will remain open if they opt for progress and reform instead of division and stagnation.” Foreign Minister Gabriel and the Serb Premier Minister Vučić moreEncouragement on the road towards the EU: Gabriel travels to Serbia and Kosovo
On his trip, Foreign Minister Gabriel showes why the Bundeswehr engagement in Mali is now more important than ever. moreGabriel in Mali: working to bring stabilisation