In concluding a comprehensive agreement, the EU and the UK have opened a new chapter in their relations. During intensive negotiations over a period of almost one year, the future relationship between the EU and the UK has been successfully reshaped.
During the visit by the Irish Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas symbolically hands over the “baton” of membership for non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council to Ireland. Relations of the two countries and the EU with the UK are also on the agenda.
Brexit, the COVID-19 pandemic and the rule of law – the most recent meeting of the General Affairs Council held in Luxembourg under the leadership of Minister of State Michael Roth dealt with pressing issues on the European Union’s current Agenda.
Germany cooperates closely with the United Kingdom, be it in the United Nations, in NATO or together with France on the Iran dossier.
The Act on the transition period after Brexit (BrexitÜG) entered into force on 1 February 2020.
The Brexit negotiations reached another major milestone on 17 October 2019. After the chief negotiators on both sides – the UK Government and the European Commission, which represents the EU27 – had…