For the first Time in almost seven years, Germany has held the presidency of the UN security Council. Foreign Minister Maas wants to work closely with his French counterpart - but started with a breakdown.
foreign Minister Maas leads a month to the UN security Council - if he arrives on time.
The German presidency of the security Council must begin without the specially flown-in for German foreign Minister. The Jean-Yves Le Drian, the French counterpart of Heiko Maas explains, at an informal Meeting of the Board.
a Little embarrassing: The biggest economic power of Europe has to fight once again with its breakdown-plagued government machine. The Problem this time: a tyre damage on landing at the airport John F. Kennedy. Maas has to wait more than an hour in the stranded plane, until he can get off, and finally as one of the last speakers to the Meeting to puffs to apologize.