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.
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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.
German Government gives go-ahead for training mission in northern Iraq In view of the continuing violence by the Islamist terrorist militia group ISIS, the German Government has given the go-ahead for a training mission in northern Iraq. Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Defence Minister von der Leyen gave a joint press conference after the cabinet meeting.
Steinmeier in Georgia and Russia Minister Steinmeier in Tbilisi: The topics for the visit to the country in the South Caucasus were Georgias's closer ties with Europe, bilateral relations and the Ukraine conflict. The next day Steinmeier headed off for Yekaterinburg for a lecture at the Ural Federal University on prospects for the relationship...
Steinmeier in South Africa Foreign Minister Steinmeier visited Pretoria and Johannesburg from 19 to 21 November. Twenty years after the end of apartheid and 25 years after the Wall came down, 2014 is a special year for both countries and provides a good opportunity to take stock of bilateral relations and explore ways to intensify...
Negotiations on Iranian nuclear programme From 22 to 24 November Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier took part in the negotiations on the Iranian nuclear programme in Vienna. Although some progress was made the E3+3 countries and Iran agreed on Monday afternoon to extend the nuclear talks.
Steinmeier visits Kyiv and Moscow for talks on Ukraine During political talks in Moscow and Kyiv, Foreign Minister Steinmeier explored the chances for resolving the crisis in eastern Ukraine.