Political relations Relations between the Federal Republic of Germany and Ireland are close and friendly. Since Ireland joined the European Community (now the European Union) in 1973, the two…
Speaking at the annual meeting of Ireland’s Ambassadors and Consuls General, the German Foreign Minister underlined Germany’s close partnership with Ireland for a united Europe
A Joint Plan of Action aimed at strengthening German-Irish relations was adopted at the consultations at State Secretary level with Ireland held in Berlin on 15 November 2018.
With its campaign involving like minded countries, the Federal Foreign Office wants to strengthen a core group of strongly pro European EU member states – because what the EU really needs right now is cohesion.
At his meeting with Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, Heiko Maas emphasises both their common goals and Germany’s solidarity on the issue of Brexit.