On 6 October 2020, Israeli Foreign Minister Gabriel Ashkenasi and his Emirati counterpart Abdullah bin Zayid met for the first time since their countries had undertaken diplomatic relations. This historic meeting took place at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas received his counterparts in Stelenfeld. Minister Maas had described it as a “great honour” that Berlin had been chosen as the location for the historic meeting.
Uwe Neumärker, Director of the Memorial Foundation, led the three ministers and their delegations through the Stelenfeld and the exhibition in the Place of Information.