Foreign Minister Steinmeier said that the regional powers’ influence was needed in order to de-escalate the conflict in Syria. moreTalks in Riyadh focus on the war in Syria
Immediately after arriving in Tehran on Tuesday evening (2 February), Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier met his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif. At the press conference after their meeting, Steinmeier said that his second visit to the Iranian capital in three months also showed how much there was to discuss. The war in Syria was the main topic on the agenda of the talks. Foreign Minister Steinmeier speaking with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif... moreSteinmeier visits Iran for the second time in three months: “There is a lot to discuss”
Steinmeier in Poland: "German-Polish relations too valuable to allow them to be used for short-term political gain"
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier set off for Warsaw on Thursday (21 January) on a one-day trip at the invitation of his Polish counterpart Witold Waszczykowski. This was Steinmeier’s first visit to Poland since the new government came to office. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier meets his Polish opposite number Witold Waszczykowski at Lazienki Palace ... moreSteinmeier in Poland: "German-Polish relations too valuable to allow them to be used for short-term political gain"
On the second day of his trip to Iraq, Foreign Minister Steinmeier held talks in Erbil, the capital of the Region of Kurdistan-Iraq. moreContinuing cooperation with Erbil