Change of diplomat: Steinlein becomes new ambassador in Paris

The Berlin diplomatic merry-go-round continues to spin. This time, it touches Frank-Walter Steinmeier’s two once closest comrades-in-arms. Within a few days, it has become known that the two diplomats Stephan Steinlein and Thomas Bagger will take up new jobs. Steinlein is going to Paris as ambassador, while Bagger will succeed Andreas Michaelis as permanent state secretary at the Federal Foreign Office.

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