Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle: “A historic moment for Libya and the world”

Aug 23, 2011 | GermanyUN

“What’s happening right now in Libya – the triumph of freedom over a despot – will not remain without consequences for the region itself as well as for the wider world” “In this situation it’s vita...

Q&As on Germany’s phasing out of nuclear energy

Aug 22, 2011 | GermanyUN

Question: What are the main reasons why the German Government decided to completely phase out nuclear energy by 2022?

Foreign Minister Westerwelle condemns terrorist attack on British Council in Kabul

Aug 19, 2011 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle issued the following statement today (19 August) on the terrorist attack on the British cultural institute in Kabul: “I am appalled at the brutal attack on ...

On the occasion of World Humanitarian Day, Markus Löning praises the efforts of humanitarian aid workers

Aug 18, 2011 | GermanyUN

The dramatic situation of the people in the Horn of Africa underscores the importance of international humanitarian aid. There are many German organizations and countless aid workers providing humanitarian assistance all over the world, often under very difficult conditions. We owe them our special thanks today.

Foreign Minister Westerwelle condemns series of attacks in southern Israel

Aug 18, 2011 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement today (18 August) on the series of attacks in southern Israel that took the lives of many people and injured numerous others: “I condemn th...