Press releases

Speech by Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly

Sep 21, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr President, Ladies and gentlemen, We seem to be confronted with a phase of political hurricanes and earthquakes. And the tone of the confrontations seems to get harsher, more intransigent and belli...

Joint Statement from the 9th Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (NPDI)

Sep 21, 2017 | GermanyUN

We, the Foreign Ministers of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (NPDI) – Australia, Canada, Chile, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Nigeria, the Philippines, Poland, Turkey and t...

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel after the EU3+3 Foreign Ministers meeting with Iran

Sep 21, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement after the EU3+3  (China, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Russia, United States of America and the European Union) Foreign Ministers meet...

Statement by Ambassador Jürgen Schulz in the Security Council Open Debate on "Reform of UN Peacekeeping: Implementation and Follow Up"

Sep 20, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Excellencies, Distinguished Colleagues, We are grateful to Ethiopia, President of the Security Council this month, for giving us this opportunity to reflect on the status of peacekee...

Statement by Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel prior to his departure for the 72nd UN General Assembly in New York

Sep 19, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement in Berlin this evening (19 September) prior to his departure for New York: We are travelling to New York today with certain expectations...