Steinmeier has left the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany

03:00, 28.01.2017Politics

Frank-Walter Steinmeier has officially resigned as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany. 

Sigmar Gabriel has been appointed the new head of the Foreign Ministry. 

Earlier, it was reported that Steinmeier would pass his authority to Gabriel on January 27.

The outgoing German Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier expressed doubts about the West's strategy in the Syrian conflict. He said it in an interview with Süddeutsche Zeitung. 

‘The history of this war is a chronicle of missed opportunities and a proof of the incompetence of the Western allies,’ he said. 

According to: RT на русском