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Analyses | | Andrzej Wilk
While the contract of sale of the French ships to Russia – which has been commented on by the press worldwide from the very beginning – is mainly of political significance and bears no significant impact on the condition of the…
Analyses | | Marta Zawilska-Florczuk
The first conference devoted to the prevention of Islamic radicalism was held on 24 June upon the initiative of the Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich (CSU). The meeting, along with representatives of the state administration and…
OSW Commentary | | Marta Zawilska-Florczuk
The largest and most popular parties so far – the CDU and the SPD – are losing the voters' confidence and support, whereas the parties associated with protest movements are gaining prominence. Moreover, the German political scene is…
Analyses | | Artur Ciechanowicz
Germany is trying to negotiate the question of the proclamation of Palestine's independence between Israel and the Palestinians. It is interested in the proclamation not being unilateral and being based on a compromise negotiated with…
Analyses | | Artur Ciechanowicz
On 10 June the German parliament adopted a resolution to mark the occasion of the approaching (17 June) 20th anniversary of the Treaty on Good Neighbourhood and Friendly Co-operation signed between Poland and Germany. The…
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On 7 June the Federal Ministry of Defence signed an agreement with the German state-owned development agency GIZ relating to co-operation in the country and abroad.
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On 8 June the Bundesbank published data for the first quarter of 2011 regarding the involvement of German banks in Greek public sector bonds. The data reveals that at the beginning of 2011 German banks started selling off Greek bonds…
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On 31 May, Dacian Cioloş, the EU Agriculture Commissioner, criticised the German emergency management in the context of the spreading of E. coli (EHEC) bacteria in Germany. The local health ministry in Hamburg wrongly identified…
Analyses | | Artur Ciechanowicz
German Chancellor Angela Merkel during her visit on 6–7 June to the USA received in Washington, D.C. the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama. This is the highest US civilian award. The meeting was also used as an…
Analyses | | Artur Ciechanowicz
The first German-Indian governmental consultations took place on 31 May in New Delhi. The German delegation consisting of 140 people included the ministers for defence, internal affairs, the environment and education as well as…