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German Foreign Ministry: Russia plays key role in Syria

German Foreign Ministry: Russia plays key role in Syria

Russia plays a key role in the Syrian settlement, the German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said. "We place emphasis on the fact that Moscow is using its great influence on the Assad regime so that the …

 Turkey once again accuses Germany of Nazism

Turkey once again accuses Germany of Nazism

In the Ankara-Berlin crisis each of the parties "is not without sin"

Cavusoglu tells Germany not to lecture Turkey on human rights

Cavusoglu tells Germany not to lecture Turkey on human rights

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has slammed Germany – at a campaign rally in Hamburg. Escalating the war of words between the two countries, he accused Berlin of hampering rallies in support of …

Cavusoglu: nobody can stop me from speaking in Germany

Cavusoglu: nobody can stop me from speaking in Germany

Turkey's foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said he would go ahead with a planned rally with Turkish voters in Germany on Tuesday despite local authorities' closure of the venue, escalating a row between two NATO …

Turkish PM, Merkel hold ‘productive, good’ conversation

Turkish PM, Merkel hold ‘productive, good’ conversation

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has talked on the phone with German ChancellorAngela Merkel over Germany’s decision to ban Turkish ministers from holding events in two German cities ahead of the April 16 …

Gaggenau that cancelled Turkish event receives bomb threat - media

Gaggenau that cancelled Turkish event receives bomb threat - media

German authorities in the southwestern town of Gaggenau evacuated the city hall on Friday after receiving a bomb threat one day after they cancelled an event where Turkey's justice minister Bekir Bozdag was to speak. …

Cavusoglu: Germany must learn how to behave

Cavusoglu: Germany must learn how to behave

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu accused Germany of double standards over cancellation of the meeting in Gaggenau, where Turkish minister Bekir Bozdag had been due to speak, by its …

Turkey#039s justice minister cancels meeting with his German counterpart

Turkey's justice minister cancels meeting with his German counterpart

Turkey's justice minister Bekir Bozdag canceled plans to meet with his German counterpart Heiko Maas Thursday after local authorities in southwest Germany withdrew permission for him to use a venue …

German President sums up the results of his term

German President sums up the results of his term

He doesn't hide his concern about the growth of right-wing populism's popularity in the world and in the European countries in particular

Martin Schulz is a ‘threat’ to Merkel’s 12 year rule

Martin Schulz is a ‘threat’ to Merkel’s 12 year rule

He puts three things in front: for a united Europe; for democracy; for justice

German reporter arrested in Turkey

German reporter arrested in Turkey

Turkish authorities arrested a correspondent for the Die Welt newspaper, Deniz Yucel, on charges of propaganda in support of a terrorist organisation and inciting the public to violence, according to a court witness. …

Will EU become federation?

Will EU become federation?

Four European countries signed a document calling for more European integration. They proposed to enhance the EMU in its social dimension, to make the EU more democratic and to harmonise EU states’ foreign policies.  A …

German Foreign Ministry to Vestnik Kavkaza: German government does not recognize #039referendum#039 in Nagorno-Karabakh

German Foreign Ministry to Vestnik Kavkaza: German government does not recognize 'referendum' in Nagorno-Karabakh

The German government does not recognize the so-called Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and, accordingly, considers that the 'referendum' held in Karabakh does not have any legal influence, the German Foreign Ministry said to the request of …

The riddle of Europe#039s election season

The riddle of Europe's election season

As this European election season begins, no-one yet knows what the Trump effect will be on Europe

European countries lost their political identity

European countries lost their political identity

Trump's unpredictability is well orchestrated and planned, expert says

Is Munich not afraid of terrorism?

Is Munich not afraid of terrorism?

Meanwhile, ISIL controls the half of the country and poses a threat to security in Europe and the US

Islam Is Peaceful, But Only Muslims Can Stop Terror

Islam Is Peaceful, But Only Muslims Can Stop Terror

German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended Islam as a peaceful religion Saturday night in a speech aimed at quelling growing anti-Muslim sentiment in Europe and the U.S. that has sparked in recent months hate crimes and political …

Lavrov: Normandy Four discussed implementation of leaders#039 agreements

Lavrov: Normandy Four discussed implementation of leaders' agreements

The foreign ministers of Normandy Four group (Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France) have discussed implementation of the agreements made by four countries’ leaders at the Berlin summit last November, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei …

Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan helped to improve relations between Russia and Turkey

Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan helped to improve relations between Russia and Turkey

Azerbaijan is interested in stable relations between its neighbors, so it made every possible effort to resolve the political conflict between Russia and Turkey last year, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said yesterday …

Merkel: We must protect principle of territorial integrity

Merkel: We must protect principle of territorial integrity

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Western states must protect the principle of territorial integrity and NATO needs to strengthen its eastern flank following situation in Ukraine. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference on February 18, Merkel said that ...

Lieberman to Mattis: #039Iran, Iran and Iran#039

Lieberman to Mattis: 'Iran, Iran and Iran'

Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman met with his American counterpart in Munich on Friday morning for the first time since former Gen. James Mattis assumed the role of secretary of defense. The two …

Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan intends to expand co-op with EU

Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan intends to expand co-op with EU

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev met with his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic in Munich Feb. 17. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic shared her good impressions of her visit to …

Johannes Hahn: Turkey#039s EU accession is not a priority for Brussels

Johannes Hahn: Turkey's EU accession is not a priority for Brussels

There are still a lot of contacts between the EU and Turkey, but Turkey's accession to is not Europe's priority, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said today …

Fikri Isik: Russia and Iran can#039t be excluded from Syrian process

Fikri Isik: "Russia and Iran can't be excluded from Syrian process"

Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik spoke about the regional role of Turkey and its relations with the West at the Munich Security Conference, held today. Isik noted that recently, a huge number of events happened in the …

Armenia announces plans to open consulate in Erbil

Armenia announces plans to open consulate in Erbil

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian discussed the possibility of opening Armenian Consulate General in Erbil with President of Iraqi Kurdistan Masoud Barzani in Munich today, the press service of Armenian …

 53rd Munich Security Conference opens

53rd Munich Security Conference opens

The 53rd Munich Security Conference started in Germany.  Among the topics up for discussion at the Munich conference 2017 will be the future of transatlantic relations after electing Donald Trump as US …

 Tillerson does not find any hotel in Bonn - media

Tillerson does not find any hotel in Bonn - media

On his first trip abroad as US secretary of state Rex Tillerson was forced to stay at a sanitarium in a German village, 30 minutes from where other world leaders gathered.  Tillerson was at the sanitarium because …

Blood shouldn’t be shed anymore in Karabakh, Bundestag deputy

Blood shouldn’t be shed anymore in Karabakh, Bundestag deputy

Doris Barnett spoke in favor of a peaceful settlement of the conflict

Merkel#039s Twilight

Merkel's Twilight

Germany picks Trump critic as its new president

Lavrov and Tillerson may discuss Syria in Germany

Lavrov and Tillerson may discuss Syria in Germany

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may meet in Germany to discuss Syria, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said. …