Press releases

Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes UN Security Council consensus on Syria

Aug 3, 2011 | GermanyUN

Through the United Nations Security Council, the international community has send an important message to the Syrian Government, by condemning the continuing violence against its own people and demanding an immediate end to the bloodshed.

Security Council Presidential Statement on Syria

Aug 3, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Security Council calls upon the Syrian authorities to alleviate the humanitarian situation in crisis areas by ceasing the use of force against affected towns, to allow expeditious and unhindered access for international humanitarian agencies and workers, and cooperate fully with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Foreign Minister Westerwelle condemns new wave of brutal violence by Syrian Government and announces further sanctions

Aug 2, 2011 | GermanyUN

The German Government demands that President Assad put an immediate end to violence against peaceful demonstrators. Only an immediate turnaround, serious dialogue and a willingness to reform can prevent even greater bloodshed.

Text of Resolution 2003 (2011) on UNAMID as adopted by the Security Council

Jul 29, 2011 | GermanyUN

Reaffirming its strong commitment to the sovereignty, unity, independence and territorial integrity of Sudan and its determination to work with the Government of Sudan, in full respect of its sovereignty, to assist in tackling the various challenges in Sudan

Text of Resolution 2002 (2011) on Somalia and Eritrea Sanctions Monitoring Group as adopted by the Security Council

Jul 29, 2011 | GermanyUN

Reaffirming its previous resolutions and the statements of its President concerning the situation in Somalia, and concerning Eritrea, in particular resolution 733 (1992), which established an embargo on all delivery of weapons and military equipment to Somalia