Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) established diplomatic relations with the signing of the Abraham Accords as recently as in September. The two countries’ Foreign Ministers are now meeting for the first time for talks – at the German Foreign Minister’s guest house.
Following the normalisation of Israel’s relations with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, Foreign Minister Maas discussed the latest developments in the Middle East peace process with his Jordanian, Egyptian and French Counterparts.
The Shimon Peres Prize goes digital! At the award ceremony, which was broadcast live on the internet, two German-Israeli projects were honoured that not only promote closer ties between Germany and Israel, but also social togetherness.
Foreign Minister Maas is meeting his Israeli counterpart in historic surroundings. Following the normalisation of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, the talks will focus primarily on developments in the Region.
The Foreign Minister’s first trip outside of Europe since the beginning of the COVID‑19 pandemic will take him to the Middle East. This shows that peace and stability in the region are immensely important for Germany and the EU.