Press releases

Press Release: Human Rights Commisssioner Straesser on World Humanitarian Day

Aug 19, 2014 | GermanyUN

On the occasion of World Humanitarian Day Christoph Strässer, Member of the German Bundestag and Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Off...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the Ukraine crisis after consultations with the foreign ministers of France, Russia and Ukraine in Berlin

Aug 18, 2014 | GermanyUN

After his consultations on the Ukraine crisis with the foreign ministers of France, Russia and Ukraine – Laurent Fabius, Sergey Lavrov and Pavlo Klimkin – Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the follow...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the situation in eastern Ukraine

Aug 13, 2014 | GermanyUN

In an interview with the Bild-Zeitung newspaper on 12 August, Foreign Minister Steinmeier said: "The people in eastern Ukraine need help from outside because of the ongoing fighting and the serious p...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the current situation in eastern Ukraine

Aug 10, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (10 August) in light of ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine and the humanitarian situation in the region: "We are deeply con...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier condemns ISIS attacks on religious minorities

Aug 8, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement today (8 August) on the persecution of members of religious minorities in Iraq: "The murder, systematic expulsion and forced conversions of ...