New high‑tech weapons are making the world an ever more dangerous place, and important disarmament agreements are in serious difficulties. Foreign Minister Maas wants to start a new dialogue on disarmament. A conference in Berlin marked the start of this initiative.
On 8 June 2018, Germany was elected as a non permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2019-20 term. This is the sixth time that the country has assumed major responsibility for peace and security in this capacity.
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 an
New alliances are needed to ensure that liberal values in global politics are not pushed aside by populism. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has started setting up a new network.
Our policy towards the United States needs to change. To this end, Foreign Minister Maas has presented a concept.
One of the Federal Foreign Office’s most important tasks is to bring help quickly to people who are in desperate need due to natural disaster, armed conflict or civil unrest.
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The Immigration Act contains provisions on the entry of foreigners into Germany, their residence in the country, various residence purposes, the termination of residence and asylum procedures.