Press releases

Use of chemical weapons in Syria: Statement by Foreign Minister Westerwelle

Aug 26, 2013 | GermanyUN

Commenting on the current situation in Syria, Foreign Minister Westerwelle said today (26 August) at the annual Conference of the Heads of German Missions at the Federal Foreign Office: "The mounting...

Use of chemical weapons in Syria: Statement by Foreign Minister Westerwelle

Aug 22, 2013 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle calls the reports according to which numerous people have been killed by a poison gas attack in Syria alarming and demands an urgent investigation. The UN commission...

Press Statement: Germany provides humanitarian aid for flood victims in the Sudan

Aug 20, 2013 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle has promised the Sudanese government assistance in dealing with the flood disaster. In cooperation with Welthungerhilfe e.V., the Federal Foreign Office is currently prepa...

World Humanitarian Day: Statement by Commissioner for Human Rights Löning

Aug 19, 2013 | GermanyUN

Markus Löning, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (19 August 2013) to mark World Humanitar...

Situation in Egypt: Statement by Foreign Minister Westerwelle

Aug 14, 2013 | GermanyUN

In Berlin today (14 August), Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement on the situation in Egypt: "We are extremely concerned about the news from Cairo that protest camps have been ...