On 28 October an international conference on the situation of Syrian refugees was held in the German Federal Foreign Office. Representatives of around 40 countries and international organisations discussed humanitarian aid and the stability of Syria’s neighbours.
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Conference in Berlin on Syrian refugees On 28 October an international conference on the situation of Syrian refugees was held in the German Federal Foreign Office. Representatives of around 40 countries and international organisations discussed humanitarian aid and the stability of Syria’s neighbours.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier in Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Steinmeier visited Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, from 22 to 23 October. He met President Aliyev and Foreign Minister Mammadyarov as well as representatives from the business community and civil society. Steps to resolve the Nagorny Karabakh conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan...
Foreign Minister Steinmeier in Armenia Foreign Minister Steinmeier held talks in the Armenian capital Yerevan on 23 October. Armenia’s closer ties to the European Union within the framework of the Eastern Partnership was an important topic on the agenda of his meetings with President Sargsyan, Foreign Minister Nalbandian and representatives...
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...