May 25th, 2017
New NATO HQ: speech
"Because the values of NATO, our common values, are not obsolete! Freedom, peace, security, human rights, democracy, the rule of law will always prevail. This is at the heart of our mission."
May 17th, 2017
Transcending polarisation by bringing together the various religions and philosophical convictions
"It is important to encourage an ongoing dialogue between the representatives of recognised religions, the secular world and the Federal State in order to promote and guarantee the sustainability of our fundamental values, and in particular human rights. We had already brought the religions and the secular world around the table in 2015 and 2016. The Memorandum of Understanding for ongoing dialogue is a continuum, a strong signal aimed at fostering the emergence of a society of trust…
May 7th, 2017
"The election of Emmanuel Macron could be an opportunity for Europe"
"The victory of Emmanuel Macron must be taken as an opportunity to bring together all those of good will to reinvigorate the European project. Europe is a political and strategic asset. It needs to become a true added value for its citizens once again."
May 2nd, 2017
Meeting with H.E. Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
May 2nd, 2017
Meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in order to prepare the special NATO meeting in Brussels