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