Press releases

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...

Press Release: Human Rights Commisssioner Straesser on World Humanitarian Day

Aug 19, 2014 | GermanyUN

On the occasion of World Humanitarian Day Christoph Strässer, Member of the German Bundestag and Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Off...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the Ukraine crisis after consultations with the foreign ministers of France, Russia and Ukraine in Berlin

Aug 18, 2014 | GermanyUN

After his consultations on the Ukraine crisis with the foreign ministers of France, Russia and Ukraine – Laurent Fabius, Sergey Lavrov and Pavlo Klimkin – Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the follow...