Press releases

Speech by Foreign Minister Steinmeier in New York at the opening event for Germany's candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

Sep 21, 2016 | GermanyUN
AM Steinmeier redet beim Auftakt der VNSR-Kampagne in NY

Excellencies, Colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen, It is great to see so many of you here. Welcome to all of you! You have all come here to learn more about German foreign policy, about Germany. I appr...

Joint Press Statement on United Nations Security Council Reform by the Foreign Ministers of the G4 countries - Brazil, Germany, India and Japan

Sep 21, 2016 | GermanyUN

On 21 September 2016, H.E. Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Federal Foreign Minister of Germany, invited H.E. Mr. José Serra, Foreign Minister of Brazil, H.E. Mr. Fumio Kishida, Foreign Minister of Japan ...

Statement by Foreign Minister Steinmeier following the meeting of the International Syria Support Group in New York

Sep 20, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in New York this morning (20 September, local time) following the meeting of the International Syria Support Group:  In view of...

Speech by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the "Leaders' Summit on Refugees" in New York

Sep 20, 2016 | GermanyUN

Colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen,  We just listened to Yusra Mardini. She is one of 65 million people worldwide who have fled from war and violence. And to me, she is an urgent reminder that we have...

Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier to the opening of the 51st Biennial Meeting of German Historians

Sep 20, 2016 | GermanyUN

Mr Mayor, Professors Schulze-Wessel and Lenzen, Ambassador Singh, Mr Bongertmann, Ladies and gentlemen, As you can see, I am not with you in the magnificent Festsaal of Hamburg City Hall but in New Y...