Germany’s bilateral relations with Japan are characterised by close political dialogue and international cooperation. As liberal and pluralist democracies, the two countries share fundamental values…
On 13 April, Germany held its first foreign and security policy consultations with Japan, a partner with shared values. The talks took place in 2+2 format, with each country being represented by its Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defence.
The German-Japanese Agreement on the Security of Information was signed today in Tokyo.
Foreign Minister Maas travels to Hiroshima and to the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Nagoya. His visit will focus on efforts to further nuclear disarmament and a rules-based order.
The international community still faces many challenges this year. However, a large number of success stories show why it is worthwhile continuing to be active worldwide.
Alliance of multilateralists – Heiko Maas underlines partnership of shared values with Japan.