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Germany: Steinmeier honours De Mistura and Kane with medal for Syria work02:38

Germany: Steinmeier honours De Mistura and Kane with medal for Syria work

Germany, Berlin
November 22, 2016 at 23:33 GMT -00:00 · Published

UN Special Envoy for the Syrian Crisis Staffan de Mistura and former UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane were awarded the Dag Hammarskjoeld Medal by the German Society for the United Nations (DGVN) in Berlin on Tuesday.

Mistura dedicated his medal to Syrian doctors, especially those who had been killed in the conflict. Kane and De Mistura were honoured by German Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who said "we need these people as you in the United Nations and the United Nations needs you."

Steinmeier awarded Mistura and Kane the medals for their commitment to peace and disarmament during the Syrian conflict. De Mistura has been working on resolving the Syrian conflict since 2014 with Kane negotiating a deal with the Syrian government and permitting a UN inspection in 2013.

Germany: Steinmeier honours De Mistura and Kane with medal for Syria work02:38
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UN Special Envoy for the Syrian Crisis Staffan de Mistura and former UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane were awarded the Dag Hammarskjoeld Medal by the German Society for the United Nations (DGVN) in Berlin on Tuesday.

Mistura dedicated his medal to Syrian doctors, especially those who had been killed in the conflict. Kane and De Mistura were honoured by German Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who said "we need these people as you in the United Nations and the United Nations needs you."

Steinmeier awarded Mistura and Kane the medals for their commitment to peace and disarmament during the Syrian conflict. De Mistura has been working on resolving the Syrian conflict since 2014 with Kane negotiating a deal with the Syrian government and permitting a UN inspection in 2013.

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