Press releases

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...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes tougher sanctions against North Korea

Mar 7, 2013 | Federal Foreign Office

The United Nations Security Council on March 7, 2013, adopted a resolution condemning the nuclear test carried out by North Korea on 12 February and imposing further sanctions against the country. Fe...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle’s words on the death of Hugo Chavez

Mar 6, 2013 | Federal Foreign Office

The death of the Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was announced last night. Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement this morning, March 6, 2013, in Berlin: “The death of Hugo Chav...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle: Turkish Prime Minister’s remarks about Zionism are unacceptable

Mar 2, 2013 | Federal Foreign Office

Turkish Prime Minister’s remarks about Zionism are unacceptable Foreign Minister Westerwelle considers the Turkish Prime Minister’s recent remarks about Zionism to be insulting and unacceptable. He i...