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Abbey of Corvey is World Cultural Heritage site

On 26 May, Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Minister of State Böhmer presented the former abbey with a UNESCO Certificate confirming its inscription in the World Heritage List. more

Further news and current issues

Global Coalition to Counter ISIL

The EU‑Gulf Cooperation Council ministerial meeting took place in Doha. There, Minister of State Roth reconfirmed Germany’s engagement within the framework of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL. more

Support for Sri Lanka's democratic course

Foreign Minister Steinmeier welcomed his counterpart Mangala Samaraweera to Berlin on Friday (22 May). Their talks focused on political developments in Sri Lanka. more

Solidarity with Syrian refugees and host countries

Foreign Minister Steinmeier travelled to Lebanon and Jordan for political talks on 15 and 16 May. A further aim of his visit was to find out more about the situation faced by Syrian refugees. more

Commemoration of World War II in Volgograd

On 7 May, Foreign Minister Steinmeier visited the Russian city of Volgograd (formerly Stalingrad) to remember the victims of the Second World War from both Russia and Germany. more

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