Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave the following statement in Berlin on the 10th of November on the death of former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt:
“Germany has paused for reflection. The death of Helmut Schmidt fills me with great sorrow. We Germans have lost a father figure. Helmut Schmidt had a profound impact on us and our country. [...]"
Statement by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the death of Helmut Schmidt
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrived in Turkey on Friday (18 September) for a one‑day visit. The trip to the capital Ankara will focus on the refugee crisis and the efforts to bring stability to Syria. Talks with the Turkish Government and political leaders are planned. Steinmeier will also meet with refugees.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier travels to Ankara
25 years of German unity – in 2015, Germany celebrates the 25th anniversary of reunification.
The special feature on “25 years of German unity” in the issue 02/2015 of DE Magazin Deutschland and the corresponding dossier on the deutschland.de website do not only present background articles and interviews looking back on what has been achieved, but also and above all they focus on the present in Germany today. Prominent figures say what they associate with Germany, a reporter travels along the Elbe and explains the changes since 1990, and a walk through Berlin presents the German capital as an international laboratory of creativity.
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State System Democratic parliamentary federal democracy since 1949 Administration 16 federal states Capital City Berlin, about 3.4 million inhabitants National Flag Three horizontal stripes in black, ...
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