A first transport plane with urgently needed goods flew to India on 1 May, carrying 120 ventilators as well as medicines to treat COVID‑19 patients. India is badly affected by the pandemic: the country is seeing over 300,000 new cases a day. Germany is providing support in this difficult situation.
One of Germany’s most important partners in the Indo-Pacific region is India. The two nations established diplomatic relations 70 years ago. This made India one of the first countries to grant the Federal Republic of Germany diplomatic recognition following the Second World War.
After the Second World War, India was one of the first countries to establish diplomatic relations with the Federal Republic of Germany. Today, India regards Germany as an important partner in its…
Colleagues from Germany and around the world, as well as a traveller, tell us of their experiences during the repatriation operation.
Cooperation between Germany and India is closer than ever. Today’s meeting between Foreign Minister Maas and his Indian counterpart, Foreign Minister Jaishankar, will focus on the further intensification of relations and on support for Afghanistan.
The EU Foreign Affairs Council discussed a potential EU mission to monitor the arms embargo in Libya and ways to resolve the humanitarian crisis in Syria.