Political relations between Germany and Portugal are in a spirit of trust and characterised by numerous mutual visits and broad agreement on issues relating to European and foreign and security policy.…
Germany, Portugal and Slovenia will assume the Trio Presidency of the EU Council in July. Today (5 May), Foreign Minister Maas discussed the joint fight against COVID-19 with his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva.
Together with his counterparts from Slovenia and Portugal, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is launching the preparations for the Council Presidencies of the three countries in the EU, which are to be closely dovetailed.
Foreign Minister Maas wants to coordinate policy even closer with Lisbon.
Foreign Minister Santos of Portugal was in Berlin on Wednesday (27 April) for his first official visit. Talks focused on reforms in Portugal and the refugee situation.