Press releases

Message from Foreign Minister Westerwelle on the Festival of the Breaking of the Fast (Eid ul Fitr) at the end of Ramadan

Aug 19, 2012 | GermanyUN

I wish a blessed Eid‑ul‑Fitr to all people of the Islamic faith.  Ramadan is an invitation to thoughtful contemplation, but also to reflection on our relations with our fellow man and to sympathy for...

Security Council Press Statement on terrorist attacks in Afghanistan

Aug 18, 2012 | GermanyUN

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Gérard Araud (France): The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the coordinated terror...

Germany funds relief measures for earthquake victims in Iran

Aug 17, 2012 | GermanyUN

The German Government is providing 150,000 euros from the Federal Foreign Office’s humanitarian aid budget to finance relief measures to help earthquake victims in Iran. Foreign Minister Guido Weste...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle: Support for the unification of the Syrian opposition

Aug 17, 2012 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle today met Riad Seif, a key figure in the Syrian opposition and a member of the Syrian National Council. They discussed the situation in Syria and the opposition’s...

Olli Rehn, Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro at the German House

Aug 15, 2012 | GermanyUN

Olli Rehn, Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro, made a stop-over at the German House to brief representatives of New York's U.N., ...