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Thanks to US armed forces in Germany

Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier delivered an address to soldiers of the US armed forces stationed in Grafenwöhr on 13 July saying: "Thank you for your service, thank you for your sacrifice. What you do here, each and every one of you, is of existential importance to the security of my country, my people, our continent and our alliance."

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Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier gives a speech at a reception for research scholars of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Reception for Humboldt Foundation Fellows

The Federal President gave a speech at the reception for fellows of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation on 23 June: "Humboldt’s ideal of a free, globally networked world of science is one which we again need to defend today. Let us speak out against those who scorn good sense and freedom and who are fanning the flames not just in Russia but in many parts of the world, also in democracies on both sides of the Atlantic"

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Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier gives a speech at an ecumenical service for the reconsecration of St Peter’s Church in Riga

Service of thanksgiving in St Peter’s Church in Riga

Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave a speech at the service of thanksgiving in St Peter’s Church on 21 June in Riga during his visit to the Republic of Latvia: "I hope that Germans and Balts can today rediscover this chapter of their shared history, and that we can take to heart the lessons of our history when it comes to shaping the future in our united Europe."

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Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier follows video call with U.S. Secretary of State Blinken during working session at Three Seas Initiative Summit at ATTA Center in Riga

Visit to the Republic of Latvia

The Federal President visited the Republic of Latvia on 20 and 21 June. He attended the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Riga on 20 June. This initiative brings together twelve EU member states located between the Adriatic, the Baltic and the Black Sea. On 21 June, he joined his Latvian counterpart at a special service in St Peter’s Church to celebrate the building’s transfer to a church foundation set up in the autumn of 2021.

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