Since 2014, the Eastern Partnership programme has enabled numerous civil-society organisations in Germany and in the countries of the Eastern Partnership and Russia to play their part as key actors and important partners of governance.
Germany and Azerbaijan have enjoyed good bilateral relations since 1992. Azerbaijan is Germany’s principal economic partner in the Caucasus. Germany’s only Chamber of Commerce Abroad in the region is…
On 11 May, Foreign Minister Steinmeier met his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov. The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict played a prominent role in the talks.
On 20 April Foreign Minister Steinmeier met the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group. The subject of the meeting was resolution of the Nagorno‑Karabakh conflict.
At the invitation of Foreign Minister Steinmeier, the Foreign Ministers of the OSCE Troika countries – Serbia, Germany and Austria – have met in Berlin for talks with the OSCE Secretary General.
On 11 November 2015 Foreign Minister Steinmeier held meetings at the Federal Foreign Office with OSCE representatives who are focusing on the conflicts in the Southern Caucasus.