Press releases

Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson condemns North Korean missile test

Apr 24, 2016 | GermanyUN

On 24 April, a Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson in Berlin issued the following statement on reports of a ballistic missile test by North Korea: If the reports on another missile test by North Kore...

Speech by Federal Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks at the Ceremony for the Opening for Signature of the Paris Agreement

Apr 22, 2016 | GermanyUN

Mr President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Today marks the start of a new chapter in global climate action. We are all here today in New York to sign the Paris Agreement. What looks like jus...

Statement by Ambassador Thoms at event "Syria: War Crimes and the Pursuit of Justice"

Apr 14, 2016 | GermanyUN

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, First of all, my profuse thanks to the panellists for their insightful testimonies in pointing out steps towards justice in Syria. I would like to particularly we...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier welcomes pledges of assistance for Libyan Government

Apr 13, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin on the situation in Libya and the outcome of the Libya donor conference held in Tunis on Tuesday (12 April): Since its arrival in ...

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...