Press releases

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the situation in Syria

Feb 8, 2016 | GermanyUN

On Monday (8 February), Foreign Minister Steinmeier made the following comments to the news portal Spiegel Online concerning the situation in Syria and the escalating situation at the Turkish-Syrian b...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on North Korean rocket launch

Feb 7, 2016 | GermanyUN

On 7 February, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, speaking also in his capacity as Chairperson‑in Office of the Organization for Security and Co operation in Europe (OSCE), issued the following...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the Syria donor conference

Jan 31, 2016 | GermanyUN

On Sunday (31 January), Foreign Minister Steinmeier spoke to the Rheinische Post newspaper about the Syria donor conference due to take place in London on 4 February: More than one million Syrian ref...

Security Council: Statement by Minister Plenipotentiary Thomas Schieb in the Open Debate on "Protection of Civilians"

Jan 19, 2016 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, I would like to thank you for convening this debate on a topical issue and the distinguished briefers for sharing their valuable insights with us. Germany aligns itself with the state...

OSCE Permanent Council: Inaugural speech by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier to mark the start of Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship

Jan 14, 2016 | GermanyUN

Secretary General, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to be speaking to you today for the first time in my capacity as Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE and to present the programme for...