Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes Libya resolution

Sep 19, 2011 | GermanyUN

The UN Security Council yesterday night adopted a new resolution on Libya. Speaking on 17 September in Berlin, Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle commented on this as follows: “With its unan...

Germany and Tunisia agree to cooperate on building up democracy in Tunisia

Sep 14, 2011 | GermanyUN

Germany will continue to support the transformation process in Tunisia. This intention was sealed with a joint declaration signed by representatives of the two states in Tunis yesterday afternoon.   ...

Federal Foreign Office contributes 70,000 euro to support conference on cluster munitions

Sep 13, 2011 | GermanyUN

The second Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions began yesterday (12 September) in Beirut. Minister of State Werner Hoyer issued the following statement in Berlin:       “...

Press release: Statement by Ambassador Wittig on “10 years after 9/11”

Sep 11, 2011 | GermanyUN

Ten years after 9/11, the world commemorates the heinous terrorist acts of 9 September 2011 that have killed and injured thousands of innocent civilians of many faiths and nations.

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes lifting of the EU’s own sanctions against Libya

Sep 2, 2011 | GermanyUN

The EU Council yesterday agreed by way of written procedure to lift most of its own sanctions against Libya:   Foreign Minister Westerwelle yesterday (1 September) welcomed this decision which was l...