Almost half of the electricity produced in Germany in the first six months of the year came from renewable energies.
Ahead of an international conference in Switzerland, Germany’s Development Minister Schulze calls for the course to be set now for sustainable reconstruction in Ukraine.
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Benin bronzes from German museums can be returned to Nigeria.
On 1 July, Germany will take over the presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States for one year, an organisation that has become even more important in view of the Russian war against Ukraine.
Sweden and Finland are to be admitted as new members and the rapid reaction forces are to be massively increased. Germany will contribute at least one division.
The German chancellor has assured Ukraine of the support of the G7 countries. The G7 summit ends with clear signals for climate protection and food security.
Germany’s Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock welcomes the admission of the two Nordic states and the expansion of the rapid reaction force.
China is opening up new trade routes with its “Belt and Road Initiative” and thereby expanding its influence. The G7 countries are now countering it with a global infrastructure initiative.
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The German Federal Chancellor and the US President held a bilateral meeting before the start of the G7 summit in Germany.
German Federal Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock told an international conference in Berlin that 345 million women, children and men are threatened by food shortages.