The focus of this month’s informal meeting of EU foreign ministers, a biannual event, is on Afghanistan. Foreign Minister Maas had just returned from a four-day trip to the region before heading to Slovenia for this meeting.
Diplomatic relations between Germany and Slovenia were established on 15 January 1992. The two countries enjoy very good relations based on mutual trust. These friendly ties have been underscored by…
At today’s virtual meeting, Minister of State Roth will liaise closely with his counterparts from Lisbon and Ljubljana on key policy areas of the EU Council Presidency. A joint statement will lay down the Trio’s agenda in this regard.
The start of the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union also marks the start of the Trio Presidency with Portugal and Slovenia. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is travelling to the Slovenian capital Ljubljana for the Launch.
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.