Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Foreign Minister of Germany
 

Donald Trump Gives Some in Europe the Jitters

Donald Trump Gives Some in Europe the Jitters

European leaders have alternately welcomed and condemned remarks made by President-elect

German foreign ministry comments on Trump’s remarks about NATO

German foreign ministry comments on Trump’s remarks about NATO

President-elect Donald Trump’s remarks that NATO is obsolete have caused concern at the US-led military alliance and also appeared at odds with his own officials, German foreign minister Frank-Walter …

Steinmeier calls for safe evacuation from Eastern Aleppo

Steinmeier calls for safe evacuation from Eastern Aleppo

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in Berlin that all those who want to evacuate from Eastern Aleppo, should be able to do so freely, without preconditions and in safety. …

German FM believes ceasing talks with Turkey on EU entry impractical

German FM believes ceasing talks with Turkey on EU entry impractical

Halting negotiations with Turkey on its accession to the European Union would be inexpedient at the moment, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Monday, Sputnik reports. "I would …

Azerbaijani FM, OSCE chairman mull Karabakh conflict

Azerbaijani FM, OSCE chairman mull Karabakh conflict

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with German foreign minister, OSCE Chairman Frank-Walter Steinmeier as part of the 23rd meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Hamburg, Trend …

Lavrov to meet with his US and German counterparts in Hamburg

Lavrov to meet with his US and German counterparts in Hamburg

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet US Secretary of State John Kerry and the German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Hamburg on Wednesday. Lavrov, Kerry and …

Germany wants to discuss Syria with Russia in Belarus

Germany wants to discuss Syria with Russia in Belarus

Germany intends to discuss the possibility of introducing another humanitarian pause in Aleppo at talks of the Normandy Four in Minsk, the German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said. "We are trying …

European leaders call for urgent arms talks with Russia

European leaders call for urgent arms talks with Russia

Fourteen countries, including Germany and France, concerned about ‘unstable’ Europe and want new dialogue

Germany#039s Steinmeier officially presented as presidential candidate

Germany's Steinmeier officially presented as presidential candidate

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been officially presented as presidential candidate by the German coalition government. Christian Democrat (CDU) Chancellor Angela Merkel described …

Steinmeier: decision on talks with EU should be taken by Turkey

Steinmeier: decision on talks with EU should be taken by Turkey

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he favors continuing Turkey’s European Union membership bid. “Whether Turkey grows closer or distances itself from the EU is not a decision that can be …

German ruling coalition backs Steinmeier as president - media

German ruling coalition backs Steinmeier as president - media

The conservative CDU and CSU parties have backed Social Democrat Frank-Walter Steinmeier to replace Joachim Gauck as president, paving the way for him to take up the post without a serious challenge. Chancellor …

Germany#039s Steinmeier announces visit to Turkey

Germany's Steinmeier announces visit to Turkey

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday announced he would visit Turkey next week and said it was important not to "slam the door" on Ankara despite Berlin's unhappiness over its post-coup crackdown. …

Collective shock: first Berlin reactions to Trump#039s victory

Collective shock: first Berlin reactions to Trump's victory

Nobody believed that he could win until the last moment, which caused today a more painful post-election hangover in the German political elite. Even yesterday, the experts of the political TV program Tagesschau convinced its viewers that …

Bundestag MP: Bundeswehr has no business near Russian borders

Bundestag MP: "Bundeswehr has no business near Russian borders"

A member of the German Bundestag representing the Left Party, Aleksandr Neu, speaking to the German public radio, criticized plans to send 600 soldiers of the Bundeswehr to the eastern NATO flank in Lithuania, right on the Russian border.

Lavrov to Steinmeier: Al-Nusra Front blocking aid to Aleppo unacceptable

Lavrov to Steinmeier: Al-Nusra Front blocking aid to Aleppo unacceptable

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov pointed out to his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier the inadmissibility of actions of al-Nusra Front terrorist group, as well as the groups that have joined it, of …

German Foreign Ministry: EU may be going to the dogs

German Foreign Ministry: EU may be going to the dogs

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned that the European Union faced an existential risks. “The financial crisis, the wave of refugees into Europe, and the shock of the British referendum have …

Steinmeier sees no need in new sanctions against Russia

Steinmeier sees no need in new sanctions against Russia

The German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier believes that there is no need in new sanctions against Russia over the Syrian issue. "At present, I don't see how sanctions with a possible long-term …

Germany decides on new sanctions against Russia

Germany decides on new sanctions against Russia

The chairman of the Bundestag's Committee on Foreign Affairs, Norbert Röttgen, speaking with the German newspaper today, reiterated the readiness to introduce new economic sanctions against Russia due to the situation in …

Lavrov, Steinmeier discuss Ukraine, Syria in phone talks

Lavrov, Steinmeier discuss Ukraine, Syria in phone talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier discussed in a phone call on Thursday the situation in Ukraine and Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry …

Kvirikashvili to visit New York for UN General Assembly

Kvirikashvili to visit New York for UN General Assembly

Georgian PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili will be visiting New York on September 19-22 to attend 71st session of the UN General Assembly, Civil.ge reported. Kvirikashvili will address annual high-level debate of the General …

German foreign minister urges Russia to reach deal with US on Syria ceasefire

German foreign minister urges Russia to reach deal with US on Syria ceasefire

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Sunday urged Russia to finalize a ceasefire agreement on Syria with the United States, Reuters reported. "The USA has made its offer. Russia can now show that it …

Germany agrees to Turkey#039s demand regarding #039Armenian Genocide#039

Germany agrees to Turkey's demand regarding 'Armenian Genocide'

There are no changes in Merkel's and Steinmeier's position on Bundestag resolution

Steinmeier: OSCE foreign ministers to discuss Nagorno-Karabakh and other crisises

Steinmeier: OSCE foreign ministers to discuss Nagorno-Karabakh and other crisises

All the main issues of topical agenda are planned to be discussed at the informal meeting of the OSCE foreign ministers, the German Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier said. The meeting will be held …

 Peskov: G20 format is more objective for Moscow than G8

Peskov: G20 format is more objective for Moscow than G8

Moscow prefers the G20 format to the G8 because it better represents the line-up of forces in the international scene, Russian presidential …

Steinmeier proposes Russia#039s Return to G8

Steinmeier proposes Russia's Return to G8

G7 will be ready to discuss Russia's return to the informal bloc, making it the G8 again, if there is significant progress on the Syrian …

Steinmeier: we cannot ignore new Russia

Steinmeier: we cannot ignore new Russia

Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that a way should be found to improve relations with Moscow. "We cannot just continue seeking that Russia stops being an unpredictably …

EU wants to reconcile with Russia, but it won#039t

EU wants to reconcile with Russia, but it won't

Russia and Germany came to understanding that current problematic situation will continue for a very long time without active work on restoration of relations, but there is a long way before implementation of positive steps, a member of the …

Ilham Aliyev notes importance of continuing Azerbaijan-Germany political dialogue, based on mutual trust

Ilham Aliyev notes importance of continuing Azerbaijan-Germany political dialogue, based on mutual trust

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received credentials of incoming German Ambassador Michael Kindsgrab. Kindsgrab passed along a guard of honor and then presented his credentials to President …

Lavrov: Russia is not interested in severing diplomatic relations with Ukraine

Lavrov: Russia is not interested in severing diplomatic relations with Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said his talks with German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Monday discussed the possibility of restoring dialogue in the Normandy format in the wake of the recently …

Steinmeier expects Russia-EU rapprochement in coming years

Steinmeier expects Russia-EU rapprochement in coming years

Germany and Russia should maintain dialogue despite the persisting points of contention, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Monday, TASS reports. "We have not overcome the crisis in our …