By favouring short-term geo-economics over long-term geopolitics, Germany has failed to counter growing authoritarianism in its own neighbourhood.
Berlin is willing ‘to make a substantial contribution,’ says Heiko Maas.
Once considered a successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel, Germany's defense minister is seen as a moderate choice to lead the EU's executive body. Von der Leyen would be the European Commission's first female president.
France, Britain and Germany have sent an official diplomatic warning to Iran about the serious consequences Tehran faces if it scales back its compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, two European diplomats said.
Today, (18 June 2019) six NATO Allies took a critical step towards making the future Multi Role Tanker and Transport Capability (MRTT-C) more affordable.
In his inaugural speech, the president Vladimir Zelensky said that he considered the first task of his team to cease fire in the Donbass.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with the German chancellor and foreign minister on his first Berlin visit.
President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier will visit Khiva and the Aral Sea region during his visit to Uzbekistan, which is scheduled for the end of May.
After the election of French President Francois Hollande in May, it seemed thatviews of the EU’s foremost political duo could not be further apart.
Germany's diplomatic relations with the Americas are shaped by continuity, a clear focus on the US and by the dominant role played by Chancellor Angela Merkel. That leaves little room for the new foreign minister.