Foreign relations of Germany
The official report of this year's 53th Munich Security Conference on Feb. 17-19 was titled "Post-Truth, Post-West, Post-Order?"
That in itself explains a lot about explorations in the field of security and diplomacy under the new global circumstances symbolized by the election of Donald Trump as the president of the U.S.
The Munich Security Conference (MSC), one of the world's most prestigious geopolitical gatherings, convened from Feb. 17 to 19. Since 1963, the MSC has been serving as an important platform for policymakers and experts to engage in open and fruitful discussions about the planet's most pressing security issues.
The Munich Security Conference has started in Munich on Feb. 17 with top world leaders, diplomats and defense officials getting their first opportunity to meet with members of the U.S. President Donald Trump's administration amid concerns over the new president's commitment to NATO and posture toward Russia.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has told his German counterpart Frank Walter Steinmeier there was "no need to fuel tensions" over the RS Day referendum.
In a telephone conversation on Thursday, Lavrov called on Steinmeier to focus instead on "encouraging the Bosnian sides to start a constructive dialogue," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement carried by TASS.
Serbia's First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic will take part in the 52nd Munich Security Conference on February 12-14.
His ministry announced on Wednesday he would travel to Germany at the invitation of the chairman of the conference, Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger.
Upon an invitation from the Goethe Institute, I recently attended a conference focusing on the relations between the German Foreign Ministry and various foundations.
While the foundations are keen to underline their sensitivity over their independence and their wish to not be told what to do by the state, the two sides agree nevertheless on the need to have a dialogue.
BELGRADE - The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is the winner of "Kaiser-Otto" in 2015, Mayor of Magdeburg Lutz Trümper announced on Sunday.
The OSCE received this award for its contribution to stability in Europe and neighbouring regions, as stated in the announcement.