Official relations between Germany and Chile have existed since 1952. Bilateral relations have a broad basis in business, science and culture and are characterised by similar positions on important…
Chile is an important and reliable partner for the Federal Republic, both within Latin America and further afield. The two countries share fundamental values such as democracy and support for a multilateral world order.
The German and Chilean Governments have agreed on a declaration on enhanced cooperation. Minister of State Müntefering and the Chilean Foreign Minister signed a film co production agreement.
During his Chilean counterpart Roberto Ampuero’s visit to Berlin, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas underlined Germany and Chile’s shared views on trade and energy issues and praised Chile’s role in the region.
After the film 'Colonia Dignidad' was screened in the Federal Foreign Office on 26 April, Foreign Minister Steinmeier spoke about the Foreign Office’s handling of victims of the German sect.