Former Federal President takes part of the Condolence Ceremony
Following the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz former federal president Christian Wulff participated in a condolence ceremony on 24 January 2015 and extended on behalf of the German Federal Republic and the German people his condolences to the custodian of the two holy mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz.
Saudi Arabia: A key role player in the region
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited from 12th to 13th October Jeddah. In the port city on the Red Sea, he met with his Saudi counterpart Prince Saud al-Faisal and Crown Prince Salman. In addition, Steinmeier met representatives of civil society and the secretary general of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Amin Madani. Steinmeier held talks on the situation in the Middle East and the threat of the terrorist militia ISIS.
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Germany is mourning the loss of Richard von Weizsäcker – a man, a politician and a statesman who did great things for the way Germany is seen throughout the world.
Letter of condolence sent by Chancellor Merkel to the King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Your Majesty, Following the death of His Majesty King Abdallah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, permit me to offer my sincerest condolences to you, your family and the entire people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
On behalf of the German government, I have extended our heartfelt condolences to the Royal family and the people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The passing of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah is a great loss not just for the kingdom but for the region as a whole and the international community.
Germany’s Federal Government is initiating an international dialogue to tackle energy challenges on an industrial and system-wide scale.
Federal Foreign Office - Dialogue with the Islamic World
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Qantara.de - Dialogue with the Islamic World
The Internet portal Qantara.de represents the concerted effort of the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Federal Center for Political Education), Deutsche Welle, the Goethe Institut and the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations) to promote dialogue with the Islamic world. The project is funded by the German Foreign Office.www.Qantara.de