Press releases

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the release of 49 Turkish hostages held by ISIS terrorist group

Sep 20, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on 20 September following the release of 49 Turkish hostages held by the ISIS terrorist group:  I am extremely relieved about the release of...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier comments after a special meeting of the UN Security Council in New York

Sep 20, 2014 | GermanyUN

Following a special meeting of the UN Security Council on Iraq, Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in New York on 19 September: We took note today that ISIS has attacked furth...

Press Release: German Government increases aid for fight against Ebola

Sep 20, 2014 | GermanyUN

In view of the dramatic situation in West Africa, an interministerial meeting on Germany’s engagement in the fight against the Ebola outbreak was held at the Federal Foreign Office today (19 September...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the fight against Ebola

Sep 18, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has decided to increase Federal Foreign Office aid for the countries affected by the Ebola virus by another five million euros. He issued the following statem...

Rally against anti-Semitism organised by the Central Council of Jews in Germany in Berlin: Speech by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel

Sep 14, 2014 | GermanyUN

Federal President, Mr Graumann, Mr Lauder, Cardinal Marx, Mr Schneider, Governing Mayor Wowereit, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,   The fact that today there are again more than 100,000...