Foreign Policy and German-US Relations News
Aug 4, 2017
A 17-year-old student from Germany is representing his country in the World Brain Bee Championship - an annual neuroscience competition that is being held in Washington, D.C. this year.
Jul 11, 2017
For France and Germany the liberation of Mosul is a source of hope for a united, democratic and secure Iraq. The defeat of IS in Mosul offers the unique opportunity to reconstruct the country and to work toward a national reconciliation.
Joint Statement on Stabilization of Mosul
Jul 10, 2017
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Chancellor Merkel has declared herself satisfied with the outcome of the G20 summit. In the field of trade, she reported at the close of the summit in Hamburg, agreement was reached that markets must be kept open.
Jun 30, 2017
In a historic decision, the German Bundestag voted in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday. Many parliamentarians celebrated the vote in the chamber, and hundreds of revelers gathered at the Brandenburg Gate.
Marriage for All
Jun 30, 2017
Ambassador Wittig visited the Spartanburg, South Carolina plant of German automaker BMW this week to recognize the plant's 25 year anniversary. BMW used the event to announce their plan to invest an additional $600 million in its U.S. plant between 2018 and 2021.