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Germany and Japan: Reliable partners

Foreign Minister Steinmeier met his Japanese counterpart Kishida in Berlin on 9 September for talks on bilateral issues and current international topics. more

Afghanistan needs national unity government

Foreign Minister Steinmeier’s talks in Kabul on Saturday focused on the problems with the election scrutiny process and the negotiations on a government of national unity. more

NATO: A summit in turbulent times

Federal Chancellor Merkel, Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Defence Minister von der Leyen were in Wales for the NATO summit. Discussions focused on the situation in Ukraine. more


Memories of 9/11 in New York

Our colleague Monika Iwersen recounts her experiences of the terrorist attacks in New York and their aftermath as part of our series “In the line of duty”. more

Supporting the fight against Ebola

The current Ebola crisis in West Africa is the worst epidemic since the virus was discovered in 1976. The Federal Foreign Office has set up a crisis unit and provided just under 1.4 million euros to date to help combat the virus. more

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