Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on the release of kidnapped UN observers

Mar 9, 2013 | Federal Foreign Office

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on March 9,2013, issued the following statement on the release of the UN observers kidnapped in the Golan Heights: “It is good that the United Nations military observers ...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle condemns North Korea’s threats in the strongest terms

Mar 8, 2013 | Federal Foreign Office

Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement in Berlin on March 8, 2013, on North Korea’s most recent threats: "We strongly condemn North Korea’s most recent threats of a preemptive nu...

International Women’s Day: Countering violence against women requires concrete steps

Mar 8, 2013 | Federal Foreign Office

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, Minister of State Cornelia Pieper issued the following statement in Berlin: “Violations of women’s rights take many different forms. The scale of violenc...

Speech by Foreign Minister Westerwelle at meeting of the Friends of Yemen group

Mar 7, 2013 | Federal Foreign Office

Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle at meeting of the Friends of Yemen group in London 07.03.2013 -- check against delivery -- "Ladies and Gentlemen, our meeting of the friends of...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle condemns kidnapping of UN observers

Mar 7, 2013 | Federal Foreign Office

21 United Nations observers were yesterday kidnapped by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights. Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement today, March 7,2013: “I condemn in the stronges...