Foreign Policy and German-US Relations News

UNGA: The Whole World Gathers in New York

Sep 19, 2017 | Federal Foreign Office
United Nations headquarters in New York

Foreign Minister Gabriel will address the General Assembly on Thursday. He will also discuss current conflicts – from Ukraine to North Korea and from disarmament to denuclearization – in bilateral talks with numerous counterparts, for example those from China and Russia.

Foreign Minister Gabriel Makes 3rd Visit To the US

Aug 29, 2017 |
Sigmar Gabriel

For the third time since taking on his role as Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel traveled to Washington today for talks with his U.S. counterpart Rex Tillerson.

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.