While in Slovakia, the Foreign Minister also takes the opportunity to mark the end of the Prague Spring 52 years ago.
A summer break? Not when it comes to foreign policy. At the end of a very eventful week, EU Foreign Ministers will hold a special virtual meeting to coordinate their activities on a number of dossiers – because action is urgently required.
The Ministers for European Affairs had a virtual meeting today chaired by Michael Roth to discuss the Multiannual Financial Framework and the recovery fund.
During the first physical meeting since the start of the COVID‑19 pandemic, Germany’s Foreign Minister will present the priorities of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The meeting will also focus on the situation in Turkey.
When the two Foreign Ministers met in Berlin, Maas thanked Croatia for its crisis management at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. For Germany, the focus is now on economic and social reconstruction in the EU.