Press releases

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the current situation in Ukraine

Aug 27, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin on 27 August: I am glad that Presidents Poroshenko and Putin spoke at length in Minsk yesterday about the crisis in eastern Ukrain...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the ceasefire in the Middle East

Aug 27, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (27 August) on the Middle East ceasefire which took effect on Tuesday evening: After many attempts an agreement on an open-e...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on Germany's support for Iraq

Aug 21, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on Germany’s support for Iraq at a joint press conference on 20 August with Defence Minister von der Leyen:  The Federal Government is extre...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons

Aug 20, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on 19 August on the completion of the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons on board the American vessel Cape Ray:  The fact that the Syria...

Press Release: A second German Government relief flight arrives in northern Iraq

Aug 19, 2014 | GermanyUN

A German Government flight carrying humanitarian relief supplies for internally displaced persons in northern Iraq arrived in Erbil on 18 August. The Airbus A310 chartered by the Federal Foreign Offic...