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Foreign Ministers Meet to Address Ukraine Crisis

Aug 19, 2014 | Federal Foreign Office
Foreign Ministers

The German, French, Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers met in Berlin for talks on August 17, at the invitation of Foreign Minister Steinmeier. The focus was on searching for a roadmap towards a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and a framework for effective border control.

German Oktoberfest Style Comes to the US

Aug 19, 2014 |

With Oktoberfest just around the corner, German clothing company Wiesnkoenig is set to launch their first US store this week. US companies, too, are tapping into the German clothing market for Oktoberfest.

German Military Delivers Aid to Northern Iraq

Aug 18, 2014 |

The German government began transporting humanitarian aid to refugees in Northern Iraq on Friday, August 15. The supplies include blankets, medicine and food. They will be delivered to Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier Visits Iraq

Aug 18, 2014 | Federal Foreign Office
Steinmeier in Iraq

Foreign Minister Frank‑Walter Steinmeier travelled to Baghdad and Erbil for political talks. In northern Iraq he also met people who have fled from the ISIS terrorists. His aim was to see for himself the situation on the ground and to get an idea of just what help is needed.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier Statement on Ukraine Crisis

Aug 18, 2014 | Federal Foreign Office
Berlin Meeting

"Our aim remains to contribute, within the scope of our possibilities, to bringing about an end to the fighting in Ukraine and to avoiding further bloodshed in future where at all possible," said Foreign Minister Steinmeier following a meeting with the foreign ministers of France, Russia and Ukraine.