Genscher and the Refugees at the Prague Embassy in 1989
In September 1989, thousands of refugees from East Germany occupied the West Germany Embassy in Prague. After some tough negotiations in New York, then foreign minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher, standing on the embassy balcony, spoke the words that would resolve the crisis and make history: "We have come to you..."
Joint statement of EU Ministers for Justice and Home Affairs and representatives of EU institutions on the terrorist attacks in Brussels on 22 March 2016:
We express our shock at the attacks in Bru...
EU Interior Ministers meeting
New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages “Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign pol...
Facts about Germany