Weimar Triangle – Meeting between Jean-Marc Ayrault and his German and Polish counterparts (Weimar and Berlin, August 28-29, 2016)

Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, visited Germany from August 28-29 to mark the 25th anniversary of the Weimar Triangle, a forum for discussion and cooperation between France, Germany and Poland.

Jean-Marc Ayrault and his German and Polish counterparts, Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Witold Waszczykowski, were received in Weimar on August 28 by Bodo Ramelow, Minister-President of Thuringia and Stefan Wolf, Mayor of Weimar.

They discussed key current European and international issues, including in particular the EU’s revitalization.

The three ministers took part in the celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary of the Weimar Triangle. They will meet the young participants in the city of Weimar’s “Europa 2030” program and met with the winners of the 2016 Goethe Prize, the theme of which is “Migration and Cultures” this year.

Mr. Ayrault and Mr. Waszczykowski delivered a speech on August 29 in Berlin alongside Mr. Steinmeier at the opening of the Annual Conference of German Ambassadors.