Foreign Policy and German-US Relations News
Jan 18, 2017
"It is with true confidence that we let our deeply held conviction be heard: We will preserve, develop and defend what we have achieved and what we hold dear to our heart," Federal President Gauck said in his final speech in office.
Jan 17, 2017
In an op-ed published in the Huffington Post and in light of recent interview comments made by the President-Elect, Ambassador Peter Wittig promotes the transatlantic alliance.
Huffington Post Article
Jan 13, 2017
In the wake of the deadly attack in Berlin in December, Interior Minister de Maizière and Justice Minister Maas presented 10 security and legal measures.
Response to Berlin Attack
Jan 11, 2017
Significantly fewer people seeking asylum arrived in Germany in 2016, according to preliminary figures: in 2016 some 280,000 asylum seekers came to Germany, down from 890,000 in 2015.
Asylum Statistics 2016
Jan 10, 2017
The former Federal President is being remembered as a respected and trusted statesman and legal mind, known for his wisdom and direct, down-to-earth manner.
Roman Herzog Remembered