With the aim of building confidence between the various parties to the conflict and groups, Germany and Qatar co-hosted an intra-Afghan dialogue conference in Doha last weekend (7 and 8 July), where over 60 Afghans met to discuss an end to the conflict and the future structure of their country.
On 8 June 2018, Germany was elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2019-20 term. This is the sixth time that the country has assumed major responsibility for peace and security in this function.
In the second half of 2019, Finnland will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
On the occasion of the first visit to Berlin of new Croatia’s new Foreign Minister Gordan Grlić Radman, Heiko Maas announced that an exchange diplomat from Berlin would be seconded to Zagreb. The common agenda is full.
In Helsinki today and tomorrow, the EU Foreign Ministers will discuss Iran, hybrid threats and the situation in the Western Balkans.
The international community is preparing the ground to regulate autonomous weapon systems at a conference in Geneva.
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