Press releases

Presidential Elections in Mali: Statement by Foreign Minister Westerwelle

Jul 29, 2013 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement today in response to the first round of Mali’s presidential elections: "I am relieved that the election was largely peaceful and went by wi...

General Assembly: Statement by Ambassador Wittig on Human Rights Situation in Syria

Jul 29, 2013 | GermanyUN

(Statement as delivered by Ambassador Wittig at the General Assembly Informal Plenary following the Briefing by the Chair of the Commission of Inquiry on Syria, Mr. Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro) "Mr. Presid...

Press Statement: Meeting with leadership of the Syrian National Coalition

Jul 25, 2013 | GermanyUN

On Thursday, 25 July 2013, German Ambassador Peter Wittig hosted a meeting of the leadership of the Syrian National Coalition with representatives of UN member states from different regional groups an...

Resumption of Middle East Talks: Statement by Foreign Minister Westerwelle

Jul 20, 2013 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement on the Middle East peace process today: "I welcome the agreement on the resumption of Middle East peace talks. This is an excellent outcome...

Formation of Interim Government in Egypt: Statement by Foreign Minister Westerwelle

Jul 17, 2013 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement on the new Egytian interim Government today: "At this fateful hour, all those bearing governmental responsibility in Egypt and taking on ne...