Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes eastern Congo peace accord

Feb 25, 2013 | German Foreign Office

A spokesperson for the Federal Foreign Office issued the following statement on February 25, 2013: “Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes the peace accord for DR Congo and the region which leaders of...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle: Talks with Iran are an opportunity

Feb 25, 2013 | German Foreign Office

Prior to the talks to be held in Almaty (Kazakhstan) this Tuesday between the E3+3 (Germany, the United Kingdom, France, USA, Russia and China) group, headed by High Representative Catherine Ashton, a...

Speech by Federal President Joachim Gauck to the UN Human Rights Council

Feb 25, 2013 | Bundespraesidialamt

Speech as delivered by Federal President Joachim Gauck to the UN Human Rights Council on 25 February 2013 in Geneva/Switzerland: “Kofi Annan, the man who initiated the Human Rights Council, once said...

Side-event: Statement by Ambassador Berger on the future of peacekeeping

Feb 20, 2013 | GermanyUN

(Statement as delivered by Ambassador Berger at a side-event to launch "Peace Operations 2025 - on the future of peacekeeping") "Ladies and Gentlemen, Peacekeeping has - since the first observer m...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes Obama's foreign policy priorities

Feb 13, 2013 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement today (13 February) on President Obama’s State of the Union address: “In his State of the Union address, President Obama set important fo...