Relations between Germany and Russia are wide-ranging. The two countries’ political relations are overshadowed by Russia’s violations of fundamental principles enshrined in international law such as…
Since 2014, the Eastern Partnership programme has enabled numerous civil-society organisations in Germany and in the countries of the Eastern Partnership and Russia to play their part as key actors and important partners of governance.
The Foreign Minister’s visit will focus on Syria, Iran and Ukraine, as well as on arms control and human rights.
With the demise of the INF Treaty, we are losing an important part of the international security architecture today. For decades, the treaty helped prevent an arms race between the major powers. In recent years, Russia stationed cruise missiles in violation of the agreement. So what happens now?
In talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas underlined the need to maintain dialogue despite fundamentally different views. A large number of international issues can only be resolved by working with Russia.