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Foreign Minister Maas meets the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council. On the agenda: tension in the Persian Gulf, the Qatar crisis and the conflict in Yemen. Maas’ message: Dialogue is the only way to reduce tension in the region.
On Tuesday, the Council of Europe arrived at a compromise which enables Russia to remain a member. This is good news, especially for civil society in Russia.
Drones shot down and attacks on merchant ships developments in recent weeks in the Persian Gulf have shown the great danger of uncontrolled escalation of violence in the Middle East. Germany is working for de-escalation.