Photos06.09.2014 Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits Afghanistan During the course of his one‑day visit Foreign Minister Steinmeier engaged in political talks with President Hamid Karzai and Foreign Minister Zara Ahmad Osmani. He also met presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah.
Saudi Arabia: a key player in the region Foreign Minister Steinmeier visited Jeddah from 12 to 13 October. In the port city on the shores of the Red Sea he held political talks and met with representatives of civil society. The talks focused on the situation in the Middle East and the threat posed by the ISIS terrorist militia.