Frank-Walter Steinmeier

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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'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 …

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 …

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 …

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'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 …