Press releases

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the inauguration of Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah in Afghanistan

Sep 29, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (29 September) on the inauguration of Ashraf Ghani as the new president of Afghanistan and of Abdullah Abdullah ...

General Assembly: Speech by Foreign Minister Steinmeier in the General Debate

Sep 27, 2014 | GermanyUN

Mr President, Colleagues, 2014 is a special year for us Europeans – a special year of commemoration. •        In the summer one hundred years ago, European diplomacy failed and the world slid int...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on reaching 50 ratifications of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)

Sep 25, 2014 | GermanyUN

Commenting on the fact that 50 states have now ratified the Arms Trade Treaty, thus ensuring its entry into force, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier today (25 September) issued the following st...

Joint Press Statement: Ministerial Meeting of the G4 Countries (Brazil, Germany, India and Japan) on the margins of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly

Sep 25, 2014 | GermanyUN

1 - The Minister of External Relations of Brazil, the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, the Minister of External Affairs of India and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan met in Ne...

UN Climate Summit: Statement by Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Gerd Müller during Multilateral and Multi-Stakeholder Action Announcements

Sep 23, 2014 | GermanyUN

Mr Secretary-General, World Bank President Kim, Excellencies, Global climate action is the common responsibility of all nations. If we want to limit global warming to 2 degrees, we need to act swift...