Federal Foreign Office videos
Foreign Minister Steinmeier in eastern Ukraine During his visit to Kyiv and Dnipropetrovsk on 28 and 29 May, Foreign Minister Steinmeier gained a first-hand impression of the situation in eastern Ukraine, which has become “more fragile” once again. Speaking on 4 June against the backdrop of renewed fighting, he emphasised that “the Minsk process...
Exploring ways to advance the peace process in the Middle East During Foreign Minister Steinmeiers three‑day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories (30 May - 2 June), talks focused on the peace process and the way towards a two‑state solution.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier in Portugal Foreign Minister Steinmeier expressed his support for the reform process in Portugal against the background of the economic and financial crisis during his visit to Lisbon on 27 and 28 May.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier visits Lebanon and Jordan On 15 and 16 May Foreign Minister Steinmeier travelled to Lebanon and Jordan to gain a first-hand impression of the difficult situation faced by Syrian refugees. As well as conducting political talks in Beirut and Amman, he met refugees and staff from international aid organisations at the region's largest...
New stained glass windows for Reims Cathedral Foreign Minister Steinmeier and his French counterpart Fabius inaugurated three new stained glass windows in Reims Cathedral on 11 May 2015. The windows are a gift from the German Government. The original windows were destroyed by a German attack during the First World War.
Commemoration of World War II in Volgograd On 7 May Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier visited the former city of Stalingrad, where, together with his Russian counterpart, he remembered the 70th anniversary of the end of the war and the victims of Nazi atrocities.