Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle: Further sanctions against the regime in Pyongyang have to be considered

Feb 12, 2013 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office spokesperson issued the following statement in Berlin today (February 12, 2013): “Foreign Minister Westerwelle strongly condemns the nuclear test carried out in North Korea a...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme

Feb 4, 2013 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle has commented as follows on the latest developments and statements surrounding the dispute with Iran over its nuclear programme: "A genuine will to engage in dialogue is ...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes extension of ISAF mandate

Feb 1, 2013 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle made the following comments in Brussels regarding the Bundestag’s approval of January 31st, 2013 of the mandate for participation in ISAF: “I welcome the fact that once a...

Germany to provide a further 10 million euros in humanitarian aid for Syria

Jan 30, 2013 | GermanyUN

At the invitation of United Nations Secretary‑General Ban Ki‑moon a donors conference is taking place today (30 January) in Kuwait for victims of the conflict in Syria and Syrian refugees in neighbour...

Germany pledges more help at Mali conference

Jan 30, 2013 | GermanyUN

The German Government pledged to provide Mali and its African partners with a comprehensive assistance package at the donors conference held by the African Union and UN in Addis Ababa. The package in...