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Foreign Minister Steinmeier on Situation in the Middle East

Jul 14, 2014 | Federal Foreign Office
Steinmeier in Jordan

"We cannot be indifferent to this tragic development – not only out of concern for Israel’s security but also because the possible consequences of a further escalation can hardly be fathomed,"  Foreign Minister Steinmeier said on the eve of his trip to Amman, Jerusalem and Ramallah.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier Comments on Transatlantic Relations After His Talks with US Secretary of State Kerry

Jul 14, 2014 | Federal Foreign Office
Steinmeier meets Kerry in Vienna

"German-American relations are necessary and indispensable for both sides, especially in light of the conflicts around us. That is why we want to work towards reviving these relations on the basis of mutual trust and respect."

Sixth Round of TTIP Talks Begin in Brussels

Jul 14, 2014 |

The sixth round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations began again on Monday in Brussels. This week marks the one year mark for the trade talks, which are expected to continue throughout 2015.

A Fourth Star for Germany

Jul 14, 2014 |
Bastian Schweinsteiger

Twenty-four years after the last German team took the field and captured the World Cup title, Jogi’s men brought the trophy back to Germany on Sunday. The match was one for the ages as Germany went up against Lionel Messi and a formidable Argentine squad.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on Transatlantic Relations

Jul 11, 2014 |
Foreign Minister Steinmeier

"We need and expect a partnership that is based on trust. We want to foster an open exchange of views with the United States which, as has been the case in the past, does not shy from difficult issues."