At Gymnich, the informal meeting of EU foreign ministers, the focus was on relations with Turkey and Russia, as well as on the situation in Belarus and the EU’s strategic response to COVID‑19.
In the context of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Informal Meeting of EU Foreign Ministers, also known as Gymnich, will take place in Berlin on 27-28 August 2020.
Germany cooperates closely with the United Kingdom, be it in the United Nations, in NATO or together with France on the Iran dossier.
Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union, dealing with Turkey and Europe’s refugee policy are the focus of Foreign Minister Maas’ trip to Athens.
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is meeting his Latvian, Estonian and Lithuanian counterparts in Tallinn today (20 July).