Serbia and Kosovo continue to face significant challenges on their path to EU accession. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel wants to strengthen forces for reform in the two Balkan countries.
Foreign Minister Gabriel will depart for Israel and the Palestinian territories on Tuesday evening (30 January), not least to encourage his interlocutors to recommit to the Middle East peace process.
Germany is firmly committed to continuing its support for Afghanistan in the future.
During his trip to the United States on 30 November, Foreign Minister Gabriel called for the upholding of the nuclear agreement with Iran.
During his trip to the United States on 30 November 2017, Foreign Minister Gabriel will once again meet his American counterpart Rex Tillerson.