Press releases

Minister of State Böhmer welcomes ICC ruling on the protection of cultural property

Sep 27, 2016 | GermanyUN

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague has sentenced Ahmad Al Faqi al Mahdi to nine years’ imprisonment due to his involvement in the destruction of monuments in the UNESCO World Heritage...

Joint Statement on Syria by the Foreign Ministers of France, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the High Representative of the European Union

Sep 26, 2016 | GermanyUN

The devastating events in Syria this week underscore what we have been saying for some time: the burden is on Russia to prove it is willing and able to take extraordinary steps to salvage diplomatic e...

Speech by Foreign Minister Steinmeier at the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly

Sep 23, 2016 | GermanyUN

Ladies and gentlemen, For far too many people, the world has become an unsafe place: the challenges confronting us seem immense and at times it seems all but hopeless to find solutions to the many co...

Speech by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the OSCE Side-Event “The Force of Civilian Crisis Management"

Sep 22, 2016 | GermanyUN
OSZE Side-Event "The Force of Civilian Crisis Management"

Ivica [Dačić], Sebastian [Kurz], Mr. Secretary General, Mr. Deputy Secretary-General, Jan [Eliasson] Ms. Otunbayeva, Mr. Guéhenno, Ambassador Apakan, Distinguished colleagues, Excellencies, Ladies and...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the situation in Syria

Sep 22, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in New York yesterday evening (21 September, local time) on the situation in Syria: With the attack on the humanitarian aid con...