Press releases

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...

Press Release: Joint statement on Libya

Aug 10, 2016 | GermanyUN

Joint statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the U...

Statement by Ambassador Thoms at Arria-Formula Open Meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Aleppo

Aug 8, 2016 | GermanyUN

I would like to thank the co-hosts for giving us the opportunity to discuss the alarming situation in Aleppo with the members of the Security Council. There are three points which are of utmost impor...

Statement by Ambassador Thoms in the Open Debate of the United Nations Security Council on Children and Armed Conflict

Aug 2, 2016 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Let me start by thanking you for convening this timely debate right at the beginning of Malaysia’s presidency of the Security Council. I would also like to thank the Secretary-General...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the situation in Aleppo

Jul 29, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement today (29 July) on the situation in Aleppo: There is a real risk that a new and terrible chapter of the Syrian tragedy is about...