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Steinmeier: Referendum results are positive decision for Scotland, the UK and Europe

19 September 2014 | German Embassy London
Steinmeier speaking to the press earlier this month

The independence referendum in Scotland "highlights the United Kingdom’s exemplary democratic culture," said German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier today, as he welcomed the results of the referendum.

Germany increasingly popular among British tourists

19 September 2014 | German Embassy London
Goslar, a historic town in Lower Saxony

 Germany-bound visitors from the United Kingdom peaked again in the first half of 2014, as overnight stays by British visitors rose by  4.9% compared to the first half of 2013.

Germany to support EU civilian mission in Ukraine

18 September 2014 | Federal Foreign Office
Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Chancellor Merkel at cabinet meeting on 17 September

The German cabinet approved the participation of up to 20 civilian experts and police officers from Germany in the EU Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform Ukraine (EUAM Ukraine) at a meeting on 17 September 2014.

Germany’s High-tech strategy – turning ideas into innovations faster

18 September 2014 | German Embassy London
Johnanna Wanka

The German government passed a new high-tech strategy at the beginning of September, which will strengthen economic growth and prosperity by accelerating the path between scientific research and its practical application.

Iraq conference in Paris: Joint strategy to combat Isis

17 September 2014 | Federal Foreign Office, German Embassy London
Iraq conference in Paris

Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier attended the international conference on peace and security in Iraq held in Paris on 15 September. Referring to the joint action against ISIS, he made it clear that none of the participants could tolerate a “return to barbarism”.