Until German reunification, Cuba’s relations with Germany were shaped, on the one hand, by its close ties with the socialist German Democratic Republic (GDR) and, on the other, by its critical stance…
Whether values, culture or business, we have a great deal in common with Latin America. Certain developments give us cause for concern, however.
The Federal Foreign Office has supported the restoration of the historic Merklin-Schütze organ in the Iglesia San Francisco de Asis in Havana as part of its Cultural Preservation Programme since October 2017.
Steinmeier welcomed his opposite number, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, to Berlin and said how glad he was of the opportunity to revive cooperation after years of stagnation.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier’s visit to Havana (16 to 17 July) focused on the reform process under way in the Latin American island state and the potential for more intensive cooperation.