Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes Obama's foreign policy priorities

Feb 13, 2013 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement today (13 February) on President Obama’s State of the Union address: “In his State of the Union address, President Obama set important fo...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle: Further sanctions against the regime in Pyongyang have to be considered

Feb 12, 2013 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office spokesperson issued the following statement in Berlin today (February 12, 2013): “Foreign Minister Westerwelle strongly condemns the nuclear test carried out in North Korea a...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme

Feb 4, 2013 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle has commented as follows on the latest developments and statements surrounding the dispute with Iran over its nuclear programme: "A genuine will to engage in dialogue is ...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes extension of ISAF mandate

Feb 1, 2013 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle made the following comments in Brussels regarding the Bundestag’s approval of January 31st, 2013 of the mandate for participation in ISAF: “I welcome the fact that once a...

Germany to provide a further 10 million euros in humanitarian aid for Syria

Jan 30, 2013 | GermanyUN

At the invitation of United Nations Secretary‑General Ban Ki‑moon a donors conference is taking place today (30 January) in Kuwait for victims of the conflict in Syria and Syrian refugees in neighbour...