Last year, the Government and the opposition in Mozambique signed a peace accord designed to stabilise the country in the long term. The large numbers of small arms from the many years of civil war threaten peaceful co-existence.
The German Democratic Republic (GDR) established diplomatic relations with Mozambique as early as 1975, the year the country gained independence. Many Mozambicans studied in the GDR and around…
The impact of the 15-year civil war (1977-1992) continues to make itself felt in Mozambique in southeast Africa. The government and opposition have now reached a peace agreement that is intended to stabilise the country in the long term.
The cyclone Idai has caused severe damage in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Germany has made available one million euros for emergency aid in the Region.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier met his counterpart from Mozambique, Oldemiro Balói, at the Federal Foreign Office on 17 June. Their talks focused on bilateral relations and on current developments in Africa.