Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on firing of Syrian missiles on Lebanese targets

Mar 19, 2013 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement on 19 March during his visit to Tunisia: “The firing of missiles by the Syrian air force at targets on Lebanese territory is an ext...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on election of an interim prime minister of Syria's National Coalition

Mar 19, 2013 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle on the Syrian opposition’s election of an interim prime minister of the National Coalition Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement tod...

Arms Trade Treaty: Joint Statement by the Foreign Ministers of Denmark, Germany, Mexico, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom

Mar 18, 2013 | GermanyUN

Arms Trade Treaty: Opening Statement by the Foreign Ministers of Denmark, Germany, Mexico, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom "Finalising the Arms Trade Treaty: Time for Brave Diplomacy In a wo...

Federal Government welcomes start of National Dialogue in Yemen

Mar 18, 2013 | Federal Foreign Office

Against the backdrop of the National Dialogue in Yemen, starting today (18 March), a Federal Foreign Office spokesperson issued the following statement in Berlin: “The Federal Government expressly we...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on debate about EU arms embargo on Syria

Mar 15, 2013 | GermanyUN

France and Britain have raised the question of lifting the EU’s arms embargo in order to help the Syrian opposition. Speaking today in Berlin, Foreign Minister Westerwelle commented in this connection...