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Jan 3, 2011
In a video podcast on www.diplo.de (German language only), Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle issued the following statement to mark the start of Germany’s non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council on 1 January 2011:
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The world has changed dramatically since the United Nations was founded 65 years ago. International trade and exchange is of course nothing new. What is new is how quickly the changes affect everybody's lives. Only if we in the United Nations are and remain able to act can we shape these global changes.
We will only manage to solve problems relating to security, economic, social and ecological development if the international community stands united.
Speech by Foreign Minister Westerwelle - Opening of the 65th General Assembly