Press releases

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the murder of the British hostage by ISIS and the conference on support for Iraq in Paris

Sep 14, 2014 | GermanyUN

In the run-up to the conference on support for Iraq in Paris on 15 September, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (14 September): The murder of B...

Speech by Foreign Minister Steinmeier at the German Bundestag debate on the Federal Foreign Office budget

Sep 11, 2014 | GermanyUN

Mr President and colleagues! I would have liked to have been able to see you back here in Berlin after a long summer break and to have had good news for you. But firstly, the summer break, if you can...

General Assembly: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on the Responsibility to Protect

Sep 8, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Mr. President, I would like to thank you, the Secretary-General, Professor Welsh and Special Adviser Dieng for this important debate and the report. This informal interactive dial...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Thoms in Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict

Sep 8, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Mr President, Germany aligns itself with the statement presented by the European Union. Allow me to thank today’s speakers for sharing their expertise and insight with us. You ha...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

Sep 7, 2014 | GermanyUN

Speaking in New Delhi on 7 September 2014 on the fringes of his trip to India, Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier said:  Since Friday a ceasefire has indeed been in place in most of the regions in e...