Germany and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) maintain intensive diplomatic relations. The strategic partnership agreed in April 2004 is evidence of this. To further strengthen their ties, the two…
Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) established diplomatic relations with the signing of the Abraham Accords as recently as in September. The two countries’ Foreign Ministers are now meeting for the first time for talks – at the German Foreign Minister’s guest house.
The Foreign Minister’s two-day trip is focused on making progress in the conflict in Libya as well as the situation in the region as a whole, including the rapprochement between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, Yemen and Iran.
In the Middle East, Maas is calling for calm, level-headedness and de-escalation – and for the preservation of the nuclear agreement with Iran.
Minister of State Niels Annen visited the Gulf region from 29 April to 2 May. This first longer trip abroad in his new role as Minister of State took him to Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and Oman.