Today (23 March) marks the second anniversary of the liberation of Baghuz, which is located on the Iraqi-Syrian border and was the last stronghold of the terrorist organisation Islamic State (ISIS).
The conflict in Syria has been raging for ten years. What began with demonstrations against the Syrian regime is now a conflict with an international dimension. Here, we provide answers to the seven most important questions.
For many people in northern Syria, the members of Syria Civil Defence are heroes: they are first responders, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and technical relief workers. The Federal Foreign Office helps these emergency workers do their important work.
The German Bundestag decided today to extend Germany’s military contribution to the fight against IS in Iraq and Syria. Germany is supporting the Iraqi Government in its fight against IS and is helping to stabilise liberated areas.
The conflict in Syria has been raging for ten years. Germany is campaigning for the criminal investigation and the international and national prosecution of war crimes.
For the first time in months, the two foreign ministers met again in person today. There was plenty to discuss – the impact of the COVID‑19 pandemic, relations between Turkey and the EU, and the situation in Syria and Libya.