Germany, France and the United Kingdom are working closely together with regard to Syria, in the fight against ISIS and on Iran. Foreign Minister Maas is meeting his colleagues in Paris to discuss current challenges and courses of action.
The current ceasefire offers hope to north-eastern Syria. However, the following points are important if the country is to be stabilised on a longer term Basis.
The Turkish military offensive in north-eastern Syria threatens to further destabilise the country and spark a resurgence of the ISIS terrorist organisation.
Foreign Minister Maas met with his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil in Berlin. Their talks focused on three topics: The refugee situation, urgently needed economic reform and tensions in the region.
Please note: Please note that the embassy in Damascus is closed. Currently, not all the usual country information is available for Syria. Owing to the hostilities there, more up-to-date information is…