Press releases

Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson on the tightening of sanctions against North Korea

Mar 2, 2016 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office spokesperson issued the following statement on 2 March regarding the UN resolution on North Korea: The Federal Government welcomes the UN Security Council’s move to tighten s...

Security Council - Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on 29 February 2016

Feb 29, 2016 | GermanyUN

Thank you, Mr. President! Excellencies! It is an honor for me to address the Council today as Chairman-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the largest regional arran...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on Jochen Flasbarth’s candidacy for Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Feb 29, 2016 | GermanyUN

Speaking on the fringes of the UN Security Council meeting in New York today (28 February), Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement on Jochen Flasbarth’s candidacy for ...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on his trip to New York and Washington

Feb 28, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin on 28 February ahead of his trip to New York and Washington: The German-American friendship is a valuable asset, our ...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier comments on the ceasefire in Syria to Welt on Sonntag

Feb 27, 2016 | GermanyUN

Speaking to Welt on Sonntag newspaper on 27 February, Foreign Minister Steinmeier made the following comments on the ceasefire in Syria: Thousands of Syrians were still sceptical when they emerged fr...