Foreign Minister Steinmeier’s talks with his counterpart Gebran Bassil focused on the situation in Lebanon in the light of the war in Syria and the large number of Syrian refugees.
On the final leg of his visit to Africa, Foreign Minister Steinmeier was in Luanda on Wednesday, where he opened the German-Angolan Economic Forum.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier has held extensive talks in Moscow with Foreign Minister Lavrov, President Putin and representatives of civil society.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier was in Rome on Friday for his first talks there since taking office. The discussions focused primarily on bilateral and European cooperation, alongside current international issues.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier has met Prime Minister Bettel in Luxembourg's Embassy in Berlin. The talks focused on bilateral relations with a view to the EU's future development and the upcoming European elections. Current international issues were also on the agenda.