For 41 years, the village of Mödlareuth was divided by the inner-German border. Just before the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Wall, Foreign Minister Maas is to meet his US colleague there.
Friendships do not exist between countries, but between the people who live in them. How has the Deutschlandjahr USA fostered transatlantic friendship?
A sovereign Europe, the transatlantic partnership, work to support peace and security, the promotion of democracy and human rights, and commitment to multilateralism are the guiding principles of German foreign policy.
High-ranking delegations from the U.S. and Germany met in Berlin on 16 September for the U.S.-Germany Strategic Dialogue.
In times of global crisis, the transatlantic partnership is vital. In the US capital, Foreign Minister Maas will appeal for new impetus in arms control.