Foreign Secretary meeting with Heiko Maas, German Foreign Minister, 5 May

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab met German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas during the G7 Foreign and Development Ministerial Meeting.

A Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office spokesperson said:

Today the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met as part of the G7 Foreign and Development Ministers’ Meeting at Lancaster House.

The two ministers discussed Russia and Ukraine, sharing their concerns about malign Russian activity, and how the UK and Germany can work together to respond collectively to Russia’s destabilising behaviour.

They discussed plans for climate action, looking forward to the UK’s hosting of COP26. They also noted the importance of girls’ education and ensuring a fully-financed Global Partnership for Education to drive the global recovery from Covid19.

Finally, they discussed the recent UN-led talks in Geneva aimed to at making progress on resolving the Cyprus issue.

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