Riyad Al-Maliki, the Palestinian Authority's foreign minister, granted an interview to FRANCE 24. The top Palestinian diplomat regretted that the idea of a Palestinian state is "shrinking". Al-Maliki, who believes an Israeli annexation of the West Bank is "not off the table", called for the urgent resumption of negotiations with Israel.
Nigeria’s Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama told FRANCE 24 that recent coups in West Africa are undermining democracy and that events have reached a crucial juncture for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) regional bloc. “Clearly it is a threat, it is an unfortunate precedent,” he said.
Over the next four days, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will head to five countries — all of which have a role to play in the effort to get those in need of protection out of Afghanistan.
Hossein Amirabdollahian will replace Javad Zarif as Iran's foreign minister. Zarif negotiated the Iran nuclear deal whereas Amirabdollahian is on an EU sanctions list for alleged human rights abuses.
The German Foreign Minister has said Israel has the right to defend itself against "this massive and unacceptable attack." He is visiting Israel and calling for a cease-fire.
A leaked interview with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has exposed conflicts within Iran's leadership. Is it just an election tactic? And, if so, by whom?
Haitian Minister of Foreign Affairs Claude Joseph spoke to FRANCE 24 about concerns the United States and the international community have of the recent political turmoil in his country over the presidential term limit.
31 Dec 2020
Khawaja Asif, former foreign minister and a prominent opposition figure, has been arrested by anti-corruption authorities in a disproportionate assets case. The opposition has criticized the arrest.
28 Oct 2020
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has presented this year's award to Ilwad Elman, a leading advocate for peace and justice in war-torn Somalia.
7 Sep 2020
In an exclusive interview with DW, Taiwan's foreign minister, Joseph Wu, said Taipei would need to improve self-defense and deepen relationships with like-minded countries as military pressure from Beijing increases.
22 Aug 2020
Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz has resigned as part of a Cabinet reshuffle. It comes as Warsaw seeks to play an active EU role amid the Belarusian crisis.
16 Aug 2020
Lithuania's foreign minister said that Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the main challenger to Alexander Lukashenko in Belarus' recent presidential election, had traveled to the neighboring country.