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Statement on the Situation in Afghanistan

Aug 23, 2017 | Federal Foreign Office
Federal Foreign Office

"It is good that the United States continues to be strongly engaged in Afghanistan. Despite intensive endeavours by the international community, the prerequisites for Afghanistan coping without international support are not yet in place."

Solidarity With Spain Against Terrorism

Aug 18, 2017 |
Flags at half-staff in remembrance of victims of terror attack in Spain

The German Embassy lowered its flags to half-staff on Friday in remembrance of the victims of the terror attacks in Spain. In Berlin, Chancellor Angela Merkel assured Spain of Germany's solidarity and said both countries are united in the determination not to let attacks like this "stop us from living our way of life."

A New Cold War? Foreign Minister Gabriel Meets the Deep Cuts Commission

Aug 17, 2017 | Federal Foreign Office
Foreign Minister Gabriel

The current tense situation on the Korean Peninsula shows all too clearly how much we need disarmament, arms control and discussion on a world without nuclear weapons.

Julius Böhme Represents Germany in World Brain Bee Championship

Aug 4, 2017 |
Julius Böhme

A 17-year-old student from Germany is representing his country in the World Brain Bee Championship - an annual neuroscience competition that is being held in Washington, D.C. this year.

Foreign Ministers of France and Germany Issue Joint Statement on Stabilization of Mosul

Jul 11, 2017 |
Mosul, Iraq

For France and Germany the liberation of Mosul is a source of hope for a united, democratic and secure Iraq. The defeat of IS in Mosul offers the unique opportunity to reconstruct the country and to work toward a national reconciliation.

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