Turkey cannot join the European Union if it reinstates the death penalty, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a telephone call on Monday.
U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel talked the "urgent security challenge" posed by North Korea in a phone conversationon they held Monday.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has called for an immediate investigation into the alleged gas attack carried out by the Syrian regime on the town of Khan Sheikhoun.
Calls by the U.S. President Donald Trump for Germany and other NATO partners to increase spending on defense have been rejected by Germany.
France and Germany regret over Russia's refusal to participate in the meeting of representatives of the foreign ministries of the Normandy format countries (Ukraine, Germany, France, Russia), which was held in Paris on Friday.
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that Germany owes NATO and the United States "vast sums" of money for defense.
Germany owes vast sums of money to NATO & the United States for the powerful, and very expensive, defense.
Germany should increase its defense spending to meet NATO's 2 percent of GDP target, including in order to be able together with its allies to confront Russia from a position of strength.
The possibility of local elections in the occupied Donbas in the presence of Russian troops, as stated by Ambassador of Germany in Ukraine Ernst Reichel, is not in line with the official position of Germany.
Ukraine's clear and consistent position suggests that local elections in the Donbas may take place only after Russia's military withdraw from its territory and security measures are taken for them to comply with OSCE standards and Ukrainian legislation.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko deems unacceptable damaging of the Berlin Wall fragment outside German Embassy in Kyiv by Poroshenko Bloc parliamentary faction member Oleksii Honcharenko.
German Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schäfer has condemned the actions of Petro Poroshenko Bloc MP Oleksii Honcharenko who vandalized a fragment of the Berlin Wall at the German embassy in Kyiv.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has received an offer of the German side to hold in the near future a meeting of foreign ministers of the Normandy format countries.
Polish President Andrzej Duda and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met in Warsaw on Tuesday to discuss, among other things, the Ukrainian issue.
German Ambassador to Ukraine Ernst Reichel has canceled the news conference scheduled to be held on Tuesday evening.
Speaking on phone, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to stop the violence there.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has summoned Ambassador of Germany in Ukraine Ernst Reichel after he stated elections in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions could be held in the presence of Russian troops.