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Five points for a new US strategy

Five points for a new US strategy

Our policy towards the United States needs to change. To this end, Foreign Minister Maas has presented a concept.

Foreign Minister Maas in Washington
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Europe

Europe

The European Union is the biggest political success story since the end of World War II. Europe is a community of shared values, not only an economic area. Peace and freedom, prosperity an

European flag
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Fostering a network of international team players 

Fostering a network of international team players 

New alliances are needed to ensure that liberal values in global politics are not pushed aside by populism. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has started setting up a new network.

Foreign Minister Heiko Maas wants to set up a group of international team players.
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Germany: Member of the United Nations Security Council in 2019-20

Germany: Member of the United Nations Security Council in 2019-20

On 8 June 2018, Germany was elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2019-20 term. This is the sixth time that the country has assumed major responsibility for peace and security in this function.

Germany: Member of the United Nations Security Council in 2019-20
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Humanitarian Aid

Humanitarian Aid

One of the Federal Foreign Office’s most important tasks is to bring help quickly to people who are in desperate need due to natural disaster, armed conflict or civil unrest.

German humanitarian aid

Bilateral relations

Read more on Germany's bilateral relations to other countries

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