Press releases

Joint Declaration by the Foreign Ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany

Jul 2, 2014 | GermanyUN

The Foreign Ministers of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine strongly reconfirm their commitment to sustainable peace and stability in Ukraine. In this context they stress the necessity of a sustainab...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on humanitarian aid for Iraq

Jun 28, 2014 | GermanyUN

In response to the growing humanitarian need in Iraq, the Federal Foreign Office is making two million euros available to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for projects in that count...

German Bundestag: Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier at budget debate

Jun 25, 2014 | GermanyUN

Alois Karl, Allow me to extend a great thank you to you and the rapporteurs for the candid and friendly consultations of recent weeks and months. Thank you too for the humorous opening to your spee...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the removal of Syrian chemical weapons

Jun 23, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement today (23 June), after the last of Syria’s chemical weapons were  removed from the country: It may have been significantly delayed, but it...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on Ukrainian President Poroshenko's peace plan

Jun 21, 2014 | GermanyUN

In Istanbul on 21 June, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement concerning the peace plan and ceasefire announced yesterday by Ukrainian President Poroshenko: I welcom...