For over seven months now, people in Belarus have been demonstrating peacefully against the electoral fraud in the August 2020 presidential election. The political leadership in Minsk continues to respond with repression and violence.
In order to counter tyranny in Belarus, the Federal Government is pushing on with a mechanism to document severe human rights violations in Belarus, as called for in an OSCE report. The aim is to make it possible to investigate and prosecute such cases in future.
Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud paid his first official visit to Berlin today. His talks with Foreign Minister Heiko Maas addressed the complex bilateral relations between the two countries and the crises in the region.
Germany and Mexico are agreeing on an ambitious agenda, focusing above all on multilateralism, business and the rule of law.
During his first visit to Brazil, the German Foreign Minister called for cooperation based on values.
Foreign Minister Maas’s Latin America and Caribbean Initiative is bringing the region more to the fore in German foreign policy.