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Over the past week violence has escalated in the Middle East. Germany is working with its international partners to calm the situation and create prospects for the time afterwards. To this end, Foreign Minister Maas is today travelling to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Ramallah.
Germany has a unique relationship with Israel. This stems from Germany’s responsibility for the Shoah, the systematic genocide of six million European Jews under National Socialism. Since diplomatic…
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.