Romania's Foreign Minister Ramona Manescu attended a Gymnich informal meeting of European Union foreign ministers in Helsinki, Thursday and Friday, where she also had a meeting with the High EU Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.
In a post on Twitter in Greek and German, Germany's new ambassador in Athens, Ernst Reichel, announced his arrival.
Reichel, who said "Hello Greece!" in both Greek and Germany, previously served as Germany's ambassador to Ukraine and as the head of the German Foreign Ministry's office for Southeastern Europe and Turkey.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva with commented on the highlights of the visit of German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Bulgaria and the prospect of investment from Germany in the home economy.
Germany considers Bulgaria a truly important partner for a very strong pro-European country.
,,The challenges facing Europe require mechanisms for timely decision-making and response and even closer integration in the area of defense and security.'' This was announced by President Rumen Radev today at a meeting with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, the presidential press secretariat announced.
The al-Nusra Front, a former affiliate of al-Qaeda in Syria, now occupies 70 percent of Syria's northwestern province of Idlib, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Jan. 18 during a press conference with his German counterpart Heiko Maas in Moscow.