Frank-Walter Steinmeier resigned Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany after more than three years of work. About it reports Radio Freedom.
Former Minister of foreign Affairs had previously been nominated for President of Germany.
“The President of Germany Joachim gauck, Steinmeier dismissed from the post of foreign Minister and transferred his powers to the former Minister of the economy Sigmar Gabriel. At a ceremony at the residence of the head of state was attended by Chancellor Angela Merkel,” – said in the message.
On 27 January it was reported that German foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will give powers to the Minister for foreign Affairs Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel.
24 January it was reported that the leader of the Social democratic party of Germany (SPD), Gabriel has refused the nomination of a Chancellor of Germany from his party in the elections to the Bundestag.
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