Press releases

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the Syria negotiations in Geneva

Apr 13, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier made the following comments to the German Press Agency today (13 April): UN Special Envoy de Mistura will be resuming the negotiations in Geneva today. Our expectations ar...

Press Release: German Government welcomes humanitarian airlift in Syria

Apr 11, 2016 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement in Berlin on 11 April concerning the situation in Syria: The German Government welcomes the fact that yesterday food was finally d...

Press Release: Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid on the International Day for Mine Awareness on 4 April

Apr 4, 2016 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, issued the following statement to mark the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Acti...

Press Release: Federal Government welcomes agreement on cessation of hostilities and peace talks in Yemen

Mar 24, 2016 | GermanyUN

Following the announcement of a cessation of hostilities and the re-launch of peace talks for Yemen, a Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement on 24 March in Berlin:  It is...