Press releases

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 ...

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner calls for humanitarian access to besieged Syrian town of Madaya

Jan 7, 2016 | GermanyUN

Christoph Strässer, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, issued the following statement today (7 January) on conditions in the Syrian town of Madaya:  The new...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier condemns terrorist attack in Libya

Jan 7, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement today (7 January) in Berlin in response to the suicide attack on a police training centre in the Libyan town of Zliten: We most strongly con...