Press releases

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the Syria donor conference

Jan 31, 2016 | GermanyUN

On Sunday (31 January), Foreign Minister Steinmeier spoke to the Rheinische Post newspaper about the Syria donor conference due to take place in London on 4 February: More than one million Syrian ref...

Security Council: Statement by Minister Plenipotentiary Thomas Schieb in the Open Debate on "Protection of Civilians"

Jan 19, 2016 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, I would like to thank you for convening this debate on a topical issue and the distinguished briefers for sharing their valuable insights with us. Germany aligns itself with the state...

OSCE Permanent Council: Inaugural speech by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier to mark the start of Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship

Jan 14, 2016 | GermanyUN

Secretary General, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to be speaking to you today for the first time in my capacity as Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE and to present the programme for...

Press statement on the opening event of the OSCE Chairmanship in Vienna

Jan 14, 2016 | GermanyUN

The German Foreign Minister and OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Frank-Walter Steinmeier has travelled to Vienna today (14 January) to present the German Chairmanship’s programme at the OSCE Permanent Counc...

Speech by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier to the German Bundestag on the situation in the Middle East

Jan 13, 2016 | GermanyUN

Madam President, Fellow members of this House, Yesterday, a terrorist attack in the centre of Istanbul claimed the lives of twelve people. Many were injured. We know now that ten of the victims were ...