The main entrance of the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. The main entrance of the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. (© AA) Welcome to the political section! Here, we want to inform you about the German-Nigerian relations, as well as about current politics in Germany.

Bundeskanzlerin Merkel und Präsident Goodluck Jonathan

Germany and Nigeria

Learn more about the bilaterial relation between Germany and Nigeria!

BM Steinmeier Bundeskanzlerin Merkel - Sicherheitskonferenz Palästina 2008

Germany’s foreign policy parameters

Germany’s foreign policy is value-oriented and interest-led. Its foreign policy agenda revolves around Europe, the transatlantic partnership, working for peace, new players and managing globalization.

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Germany in Europe

The European Union is the biggest political success story of the past 50 years. Peace and prosperity, freedom and security are achievements cherished by all EU citizens. Germany is a founding member of the organization and plays a very active role in shaping today's enlarged European Union.


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Germany's New Global Role - Berlin steps up

In a personalized article published in the July/August-issue 2016 of "Foreign Affairs"-magazine German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier analyzes why Germany has won influence in the globa policy.

The Federal Foreign Minister

Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier is the Federal Foreign Minister of Germany.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the elections in Nigeria

Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement today (1 April) on the elections in Nigeria: