- Foreign Secretary hosts The german language counterpart for high level speaks on joint priorities.
- Assistance for Ukraine, energy protection and combatting climate change on top of the agenda.
- Improve for cultural cooperation with all the UK-Germany Cultural Commission set to meet for the first time since 1993.
The UK and Germany are the closest of partners and we are using the strength of our own relationship to tackle the particular shared challenges we face today. UK Foreign Secretary, Adam Cleverly said: The two ministers committed to increase cooperation on a selection of joint priorities from further support for Ukraine to action on climate change.
As Europe’s leading economies we’ve agreed to function closer on our unwavering support for Ukraine and combatting climate change. In a further sign of the current strength of the connection, the UK-Germany Cultural Commission is set to be reinstated. It was originally set up in 1958 and will meet for the first time since 1993. It will eventually agree priorities for the way the UK and Germany can support people-to-people links over the arriving year.
The UK-Germany Tactical Dialogue was set up in 2021, with the aim of agreeing areas for cooperation across international and security policy for the year ahead. Today could be the inaugural meeting of the annual event. There was a significant focus on global security in today’s talks. Both foreign ministers made clear their own steadfast support for Ukraine in their fight against Russia’s unlawful invasion and made dedication to holding Russia accountable for atrocities, including conflict-related sex violence. UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly hosted The german language Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock in London today (Thursday five January) for the first yearly UK-Germany Strategic Dialogue, in the sign of the deep partnership between the two countries. This is a major new forum for your two countries to concur cooperation on a range of concern issues. The UK and Australia have already worked in conjunction to respond to Putin’s hostility in Ukraine, working with the particular G7 and NATO to isolate Russia and support Ukraine. Today’s talks have deepened the UK-Germany partnership to enable even closer cooperation.