It has been the foundation of the friendship with our western neighbor for 55 years: the Franco-German Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation, in short: the Elysée Treaty of January 22, 1963
Many humanitarian crises are not in the public eye and, as a result, the people affected do not receive adequate support. The Federal Foreign Office is drawing attention to these crises and is active across the globe, from El Salvador to Burundi and Myanmar.
A summer break? Not when it comes to foreign policy. At the end of a very eventful week, EU Foreign Ministers will hold a special virtual meeting to coordinate their activities on a number of dossiers – because action is urgently required.
One week after the devastating explosion, Foreign Minister Maas is travelling to Lebanon today (12 August). His message is that Germany will not leave the Lebanese people to cope on their own.
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