Press releases

Foreign Minister Steinmeier: UN observers must be given access to, and permitted to work unhindered in, Aleppo

Dec 22, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement today (22 December 2016) on the sending of UN observers to Aleppo as well as on the decision of the UN General Assembly to set up a body to d...

Statement by Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the UN Security Council decision on Syria

Dec 20, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement today (19 December) on the agreement reached in the UN Security Council to send an observer mission to Aleppo. In view of the d...

Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson on yesterday’s suicide attack in Yemen

Dec 19, 2016 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement today (19 December) on yesterday’s suicide attack in Yemen:  “We condemn in the strongest possible terms another brutal attack on ...

Statement by Human Rights Commissioner Bärbel Kofler on the Human Rights Council’s special session on South Sudan today

Dec 15, 2016 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (14 December) on the special session of ...

Statement by Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the situation in Aleppo

Dec 15, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (15 December) on the situation in Aleppo: The fact that evacuations have now started from the last streets still held by the...