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Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes UN sanctions against Libyan leadership

Feb 28, 2011 | GermanyUN

During last night the UN Security Council unanimously voted to impose comprehensive sanctions on the Libyan leadership around Muammar Gaddafi. These include an asset freeze and travel bans. In additio...

Statement by Ms Waltraud Dahs, Head of Division Federal Ministry for Family Affairs

Feb 24, 2011 | GermanyUN

Germany aligns itself with the statement delivered by Hungary on behalf of the European Union.The guiding principle of German gender equality policy is the life cycle perspective already referred to by the representative of the European Union.

Explanation of vote on the situation in the Middle East - Security Council Joint Statement of the United Kingdom, France and Germany

Feb 18, 2011 | GermanyUN

The United Kingdom, France and Germany are seriously concerned about the current stalemate in the Middle East Peace Process. We each voted in favour of the draft Security Council Resolution because our views on settlements, including in East Jerusalem, are clear:

Newspaper article by Foreign Minister Westerwelle on developments in the Middle East and the Mahgreb

Feb 17, 2011 | GermanyUN

Tunisia, Egypt and an entire region now stand at a crossroads. A revolution issuing from the very heart of society, boosted by jasmine and Facebook, has chased away the autocratic rulers. The events are unprecedented in recent Arab history, and evoke memories of Europe in 1989

Statement by Ambassador Wittig on the OSCE-briefing for 2011 by the Foreign Minister of Lithuania

Feb 15, 2011 | GermanyUN

First, we consider progress in the resolution of protracted conflicts in Eastern Europe and Asia to be of particular relevance. The OSCE plays an important role as a facilitator in this regard. However, no success can be achieved without political will of the relevant players on the ground. Unresolved issues in Moldova, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan