Small arms are lethal: they cause most deaths in armed conflicts. In East Africa, the German Government has been working for more than eight years to combat the proliferation of illegal small arms.
The Federal Foreign Office issues protocol cards to accredited members of diplomatic and consular missions in Germany and to accredited members of staff of international organisations with a presence in Germany, as well as their dependents. These serve as proof of their diplomatic status.
By means of the Berlin Process, Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Heiko Maas seek to support the peace efforts of the UN Special Representative to bring about an end to the conflict in Libya. A conference of Heads of State and Government is now to be held in Berlin.
Following their election victory, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party reaffirmed their determination to take the UK out of the EU on 31 January 2020. The Withdrawal Agreement is now at the ratification stage, both in the UK and in the European Union.
Since July 2019, Iran has begun to roll back the implementation of its obligations under the JCPoA to an ever increasing extent. Germany, France and the UK have now triggered the Dispute Resolution Mechanism envisaged by the JCPoA. Their objective is to preserve the Agreement.
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