Dhe federal government has shown ambition and shown courage – the Libya conference could also have been a flop. For a long time it was not clear who would participate. But finally everyone came: Putin and Erdogan, who see themselves as new powers in the Middle East. And the heads of state and government of Great Britain, France, Italy, Egypt, Algeria and the Congo.
The United States government was represented by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, China by Yang Jiechi, the Politburo’s leading foreign politician. The UN Secretary General and the chairs and presidents of the EU Commission and Council, the African Union and the Arab League were also present.
But Merkel had no decisive conversation with any of the statesmen.