German-Afghan relations date back to the first contacts between the governments of the German Reich and the Kingdom of Afghanistan in 1915. After the overthrow of the Taliban regime in late 2001, the…
The federal cabinet today approved a law that aims to extend the mandate for the Bundeswehr mission in Afghanistan. The German Bundestag is now set to vote on this proposal.
NATO is making a valuable contribution to stabilising crisis regions and to fighting international terrorism.
For the past two months, negotiations have taken place in Doha on a path to peace in Afghanistan. The Federal Government is lending its proactive support to these intra-Afghan peace negotiations – on the ground in Doha, in Afghanistan, and also in other international forums.
Conflicts have been raging in Afghanistan for almost 40 years, and the country has the third-highest number of refugees worldwide. Germany is supporting a project run by Johanniter International Assistance to provide basic medical care in Gulan refugee camp on the border with Pakistan.
At a meeting of EU Foreign Ministers, Minister Maas stresses the need for a joint policy vis-à-vis China and the importance of the peace process in Afghanistan