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Steinmeier and his Kuwaiti counterpart discuss situation in the Middle East

Steinmeier met with his Kuwaiti counterpart on 19 October. They discussed bilateral relations and Kuwait’s important role in the region, as well as the situation in Yemen and in Ukraine. more

Minister of State for Europe Roth in Luxembourg

Minister of State Michael Roth held discussions with young people on the topic of Europe during his visit to Luxembourg (18 October). Roth said that they should see Europe as a “great opportunity”. more

Numerous German relief measures reach Haiti

Hurricane Matthew claimed many lives and left massive devastation in its wake. Assistance from Germany has now arrived via various channels. more

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Director for Eastern Europe, meets Svetlana Gannushkina

Andreas Peschke, Director for Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia at the Federal Foreign Office, met Russian human rights activist Svetlana Gannushkina in Berlin on 12 October. more

Germany assumes the chair of the Platform on Disaster Displacement

On average, earthquakes, floods, droughts, storms and climate change force one individual every second to flee their home. On 1 July 2016, Germany became the first country to assume the Platform chairmanship, which it will hold for 18 months. more

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