Photos28.11.2014 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 relations between Germany and South Africa with representatives of South Africa’s Government, opposition and civil society.
Showing solidarity: Foreign Minister Steinmeier in Kyiv Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier travelled to Kyiv on 19 December for political talks. He spoke about the situation in eastern Ukraine and the implementation of economic reforms with President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.