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German President Steinmeier to visit India

Mar 21, 2018 | German Embassy New Delhi

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife, Elke Büdenbender, will travel to India from 22nd to 26th March for a state visit.

Heiko Maas is new German Foreign Minister

Mar 16, 2018 | 1995 - 2018 Federal Foreign Office
Heiko Maas is new German Foreign Minister

On Wednesday, 14th March, Heiko Maas took over from his predecessor Sigmar Gabriel as German Minister for Foreign Affairs.

European Council meets in Brussels: Focus on finance, institutional reform & responsiveness to citizens

Feb 27, 2018 | 2018 The Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
European Council meets in Brussels

The EU heads of state and government agree that the EU’s budget must take account of the future priorities of the Union, reported Chancellor Angela Merkel at the close of the meeting in Brussels. The next regular meeting of the European Council will be held on 22nd and 23rd March 2018.

German delegation preparing visit of German President to Varanasi on 22nd March

Feb 26, 2018 | German Embassy New Delhi
Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney with Head of the German Protokoll Konrad von Arz

German President, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, will pay a state visit to India from 22nd to 26th March. German Ambassador to India, Dr. Martin Ney, and Head of German Protocol, Konrad von Arz, were in Varanasi on 21st February to prepare for the visit.

Europe needs to stand together: Sigmar Gabriel at the Munich Security Conference

Feb 21, 2018 | 1995 – 2018 Federal Foreign Office
German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, at the Munich Security Conference

In a speech to Heads of State and Government from all over the world, German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, called for the European Union to play a more active role in the world on the 2nd day of the Munich Security Conference.

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German Foreign Office's new website aims to get the facts out to migrants

Facts, not false promises: a new German Foreign Office website, 'rumoursaboutgermany', aims to get the facts out to migrants, making them less susceptible to misinformation spread by human traffickers.