Germany is supporting the establishment of a future Palestinian state as part of a two-state solution negotiated between the parties to the conflict. German commitment to promote stabilisation…
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.
The EU Foreign Ministers have three big topics to address today at their virtual Council meeting: What will happen now in transatlantic relations? How can the EU help strengthen multilateralism? How can the Middle East peace process be restarted?
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has met his Palestinian counterpart Riyad al-Maliki in Berlin. Their talks focused on current developments in the Middle East peace process and the fight against COVID‑19 in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
The already precarious situation of the people in the Gaza Strip is deteriorating further due to the COVID‑19 pandemic and measures to prevent the spread of the virus. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is supporting needy families with food.
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.