G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Lübeck German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier is hosting his counterparts from the G7 states as well as the EU High Representative in Lübeck on 14 and 15 April 2015. The Foreign Ministers Meeting is taking place within the framework of Germany’s G7 Presidency.
Steinmeier in the United States: "Transatlantic coordination is more important than ever" Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier travelled for a three‑day visit to the US capital Washington and to Atlanta.
Steinmeier in Kenya, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: boosting cooperation and African ownership Crisis prevention, cooperation on global issues and economic development – these matters are to gain much greater weight in Germany’s relations with the countries of Africa. Rwanda and Kenya, where increased levels of political stability combine with great economic energy, present particularly major...
Latin America – “partner region with great potential” During his trip to Brazil, Peru and Colombia from 12 to 16 February, Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier emphasised that Latin America was “a partner region with great potential”. He said that dialogue with Latin America was important, whether on international crises such as those in Ukraine and Nigeria,...
Foreign Minister Steinmeier visits Maghreb countries The German Foreign Minister visited Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria from 22 to 25 January 2015. The focus of the trip was on strengthening bilateral relations with the Maghreb countries. Also on the agenda were the countries’ respective experiences of and approaches to the changes in the region triggered...
#NousSommesCharlie: solidarity with France On 11 January 2015, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, along with Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and other members of the German cabinet, attended the solidarity rally in Paris for the victims of the terror attacks in France. Steinmeier said the impressive rally proved that “Europe’s heart is...