Foreign Policy and German-US Relations News

Gabriel Back in Washington: Transatlantic Partnership Benefits Both Sides

May 18, 2017 | Federal Foreign Office
Foreign Minister Gabriel and Secretary of State Tillerson

Foreign Minister Gabriel noted positively after his talks with his counterpart, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: “That was a really good conversation!”

Thousands Visit Germany and France for the 2017 EU Open House

May 16, 2017 |

Thousands of people visited the German Embassy during the 2017 EU Open House - an annual event at which European embassies open their doors to the public. This year's event featured a range of attractions from slackline performances to honey bee displays and a soccer station.

Chancellor Merkel Meets with French President Macron in Berlin

May 16, 2017 | Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
Chancellor Merkel and French President Macron

Chancellor Merkel wants to work "closely, in a spirit of friendship and trust" with French President Macron. The two leaders agreed that they should produce a joint roadmap for EU projects.

International Parliamentary Scholarship Winner Shares Her Experience

May 16, 2017 |
IPS Program

The International Parliamentary Scholarship of the German Bundestag chooses American college graduates under 30 with a strong command of German to join around 120 young people from 41 countries for five months of immersion in the German democratic process. The program includes three months working in a Member’s office.

De Maizière: US is One of Our Most Important Security Partners

May 4, 2017 |
Meeting with DHS Secretary Kelly

Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière traveled to Washington, DC, this week for meetings with his security policy counterparts, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and Attorney General Jeff Sessions and with Assistant to the President for Homeland Security Tom Bossert.