Foreign policy priorities

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The European Union is the biggest political success story since the end of World War II. Europe is a community of shared values, not only an economic area. Peace and freedom, prosperity and security are among its achievements. more

Bilateral relations

Germany maintains intense bilateral relations to many countries in the world. Read more about Germany's political, economic and cultural contacts.

Regional focuses

Cross-national themes in German foreign policy, including the Middle East Peace Process, the Western Balkans and Transatlantic Relations, as well as global hotspots like Afghanistan. more

International organisations

Germany is a member of many international organisations and fosters cooperation of the community of states.

G20: Summit in Hamburg hosted by Germany

Under the heading “Shaping an interconnected world”, the German G20 Presidency is setting three priorities: building resilience, improving sustainability and assuming responsibility. more

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