Bilateral relations between Germany and Saudi Arabia were formalised as early as 1929, with the signing of the Treaty of Friendship between Germany and the Kingdom of Hejaz, Nejd and Dependencies. This…
Packed agenda: Developments in the Middle East peace process and in Libya, as well as the economic and societal opening of the Kingdom, are just some of the topics Foreign Minister Maas will be discussing with his Saudi Arabian counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan al-Saud.
Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud paid his first official visit to Berlin today. His talks with Foreign Minister Heiko Maas addressed the complex bilateral relations between the two countries and the crises in the region.
During his visit to the Middle East, Andreas Michaelis, State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office, visited Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the Palestinian territories and Israel. The focus was on the conflict in Yemen.
Foreign Minister Maas meets Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Al-Jubeir
The situation on the Arabian Peninsula and the decision taken by Saudi Arabia and other Arab states to cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar were the focus of talks between Foreign Minister Sigmar…