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Memories of the first free elections in South Africa

The first free elections in South Africa in 1994 were an important step towards overcoming racial segregation. Our colleague Vera Paulin was posted in South Africa at the time. more

Australian Foreign Minister in Berlin

Speaking alongside Foreign Minister Bishop, Foreign Minister Steinmeier said relations with Australia were characterised by shared values and ideas as well as genuine goodwill. more

Belgium: Waterloo monuments restored

On 24 April, two of the four German Waterloo monuments to have been restored to their former glory – the Lion of Brunswick and the Hanoverian Monument – were unveiled during an official ceremony. The renovation has thus been completed in time for the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo. more

Close cooperation and solidarity with Baltic partners 

During the Foreign Minister’s trip to Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia, Steinmeier and his counterparts agreed to strengthen cooperation in the field of media and education. more

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Warm-Up discussion with young people before the G7 meeting in Lübeck

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