Sigmar Gabriel

Europe must brake mounting nuclear arms race: Germany

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Europe must lead the way in pushing for nuclear disarmament after Washington proposed upgrading and expanding the United States' nuclear arsenal.

German FM lashes out at Israel over two-state solution

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 07:56 GMT

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel expressed concern Wednesday about the growing distance within Israel's current government from the two-state solution.

Germany calls on Iran gov't to respect protesters' rights

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 - 07:52 GMT

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Monday called on the Iranian government to respect the rights of protesters who have taken to the streets.

Macron's Europe reforms in focus in German coalition talks: Gabriel

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 - 10:04 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed European reforms will play a big role in talks between German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives.

Court ruling allows Syrian youth to bring family to Germany

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 - 07:59 GMT

A Berlin court ruling that permits the parents and siblings of a 16-year-old Syrian migrant to join him in Germany will now take effect.

Germany's Gabriel denies report he is eyeing finance minister post

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 - 04:51 GMT

Sigmar Gabriel on Saturday denied a report that said the Social Democrat, whose party has agreed to enter talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s.

Germany's SPD to decide on talks for new Merkel govt

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 01:04 GMT

Germany's centre-left Social Democrats to decide whether to help Chancellor Angela Merkel end a months-long political stalemate in Europe's biggest economy.

Germany, France disagree with Russia over peacekeeping in Ukraine

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 12:15 GMT

There is a substantial difference between how Germany and France envisage the possible deployment of U.N. peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine and Russia's position.

Trump likely to pull out of Iran nuclear deal next week

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 03:30 GMT

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday that he feared US President Donald Trump would quit the Iran nuclear deal next week.

Kurdish independence vote may rekindle Iraqi conflict - German FM

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 06:30 GMT

The Kurdish referendum on independence from Iraq could escalate the tensions in the region and destabilize it, German FM Sigmar Gabriel said Tuesday.

Germany calls May's Brexit speech "disappointing"

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 - 02:52 GMT

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Saturday described British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit speech as "disappointing".

Germany: Ending Iran deal would be setback for curbing nuclear arms

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 10:58 GMT

German FM Sigmar Gabriel said a move by the US to abandon the Iranian nuclear deal would discourage other powers from ending their own nuclear programs.

Germany's 'enraged' hope to shout down Merkel

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 10:30 GMT

Chancellor Angela Merkel may appear to be cruising to a victory in next week's elections.

Germany has put most arms exports to Turkey on hold

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 10:40 GMT

Germany has put all major arms exports to Turkey on hold due to the deteriorating human rights situation in the country.

Egypt keen on political solutions in Syria, Libya: Shoukry

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 - 01:11 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed Monday that Egypt is continuing its efforts to reach political solutions to both the Syrian and Libyan situations.

New U.S. sanctions are more than problematic - German minister

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 - 11:24 GMT

The new sanctions against Russia that Trump signed into law on Wednesday are "more than problematic", German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said.

Germany puts arms deals with Turkey on hold after rights row

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 06:48 GMT

Germany told its citizens on Thursday to exercise caution if travelling to Turkey and threatened measures that could hinder German investment in Turkey.

Germany doesn’t differ with our stance against Qatar: FM

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 - 01:37 GMT

Germany’s perspective does not differ from Egypt’s regarding some Arab states’ decision to sever diplomatic ties with Qatar, Sameh Shoukry said.

Sisi meets German FM during Berlin’s summit second day

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 - 01:09 GMT

German Foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel expressed his country's keenness to keep good and strong relations with Egypt during his meeting with President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi