Press releases

Press release: Syria Core Group condemns Assad’s election plans

Apr 3, 2014 | GermanyUN

The core group of the Friends of Syrian People -- including Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States -- c...

UN Alliance of Civilizations: Statement by Ambassador Hans-Joachim Daerr, Senior Advisor on Sustainable Development, on “Peace as a Path to Sustainable Development”

Apr 2, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Your Excellency, High Representative Al-Nasser, I thank you for organizing this important Group of Friends meeting and the informative briefings of the panelists. Germany attaches...

Press release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on ratification of the ATT

Apr 2, 2014 | GermanyUN

Speaking in Berlin today (2 April) about the deposit of the instrument of ratification for the Arms Trade Treaty, Foreign Minister Steinmeier said: “We want to put an end to the uncontrolled arms tra...

Press release: Ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) by Germany and 17 other countries

Apr 2, 2014 | GermanyUN

Joint Press Communiqué by Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and the United Kingdom on the occasi...

Press Statement by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the German escort for the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons

Apr 2, 2014 | GermanyUN

Speaking today (2 April) in Brussels, Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on the Cabinet decision to participate in protecting the US hydrolysis ship on which Syrian che...