German politicians have reaffirmed their commitment to the Iran nuclear deal after the United States announced its withdrawal from the pact.
Turkey's upcoming presidential election can also been seen as a preliminary vote on the future of its accession to the EU. While German-Turkish ties remain tense, it wasn't long ago that things seemed to be promising.
Albania is reportedly open to hosting reception centers for individuals seeking asylum in the EU. The plan could help keep embattled German Chancellor Angela Merkel in power and placate her hard-line interior minister.
Horst Seehofer has warned Angela Merkel against firing him as interior minister. If she's unhappy with his work, Seehofer said Merkel should dissolve her governing grand coalition.
German Foreign Minister Maas discussed the ongoing dispute over Iran at a meeting with his US counterpart Mike Pompeo in Washington. Ties between the two allies are already frayed by rows over climate change and trade.
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