Press releases

Speech by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the opening of the 15th Ambassadors Conference Business Forum

Aug 30, 2016 | GermanyUN

Uwe Beckmeyer, Excellencies, Above all, esteemed guests from the German business world, Ladies and gentlemen, Once again this year, it was unclear if summer in Berlin means sun and blue skies. Howeve...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the International Day against Nuclear Tests

Aug 29, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (29 August) to mark the International Day against Nuclear Tests: During my visit to Hiroshima in April, I gaine...

Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States

Aug 25, 2016 | GermanyUN

The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States welcome the statement of the Presidency Council (PC) of 24 August 2016 and the announcement of its intention...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on UN report on the use of chemical weapons in Syria

Aug 25, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement today (25 August) on the United Nations report on the use of poison gas in Syria: "The report by the commission deployed by the...

Statement by Ambassador Thoms in the Open Debate of the United Nations Security Council on Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Aug 23, 2016 | GermanyUN

(check against delivery) Mr. President, At the outset, let me express our gratitude to you for convening this Open Debate on Non-Proliferation. I would also like to align myself with the Stateme...