Frank-WalterSteinmeier (born 5 January 1956) is a German politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), and currently the leader of the opposition in the Bundestag. Steinmeier was a close aide of Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, serving as Chief of Staff in the German Chancellery from 1999 to 2005. He subsequently served as Foreign Minister (2005–2009) and Vice Chancellor (2007–2009) in the grand coalition government of Angela Merkel. In 2008, he briefly served as acting chairman of his party.
12.06.2009 [Reuters] - DIARY - Germany - to July 12Reuters... central banks (1530 GMT)- BERLIN- Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel; news conference to follow (1115). ...and moreÂ Â»
11.06.2009 [Reuters] - DIARY - Germany - to July 10Reuters... Bulletin (0800 GMT)- PARIS- German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Czech Prime Minister Jan Fischer (0900 GMT), ...and more »
15.06.2009 [Hürriyet] - Following his visit to Luxembourg, Davutoğlu will proceed to Germany upon an invitation by German Foreign Minister Frank WalterSteinmeier and attend meetings to discuss bilateral relations as well as regional and international matters. ...