Press releases

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...

Press Release: Informal meeting of the OSCE Foreign Ministers in Potsdam

Aug 23, 2016 | GermanyUN

In his capacity as Chairperson-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has invited his counterparts from the OSCE partici...

Minister of State Böhmer welcomes the opening of the trial at the ICC on the destruction of UNESCO world cultural heritage in Mali

Aug 22, 2016 | GermanyUN

The trial against an alleged main perpetrator of the destruction of monuments in the UNESCO World Heritage site in Timbuktu in 2012 opened at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague today ...

Opening Remarks by Ambassador Thoms at film screening of "Watani, My Homeland" on World Humanitarian Day

Aug 18, 2016 | GermanyUN

(check against delivery) Mr. Under-Secretary-General O’Brien, Mr. Mettelsiefen, Dear members of the Koussmou family, welcome to New York ! (مرحبا بكم في نيويورك) Ladies and Gentlemen, Tomorr...