Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle at the 66th General Assembly of the United Nations in New York

Sep 22, 2011 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle welcomed US President Barack Obama’s call for a negotiated solution between Israel and the Palestinians. “We, too, are convinced that a two-state solution should be achieved through negotiations,” the Minister said following the US President’s speech at the UN General Assembly in New York on 21 September.

Federal Minister Westerwelle shocked by assassination of former Afghan President Rabbani

Sep 21, 2011 | GermanyUN

With regard to the assassination of former Afghan President Rabbani, Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle issued the following statement yesterday (20 September) on the sidelines of the UN Gener...

Parliamentary State Secretary Widmann-Mauz on NCDs

Sep 20, 2011 | GermanyUN

“Annually, over 36 million people all around the world die from non-communicable diseases. Many of theses diseases can be avoided by inexpensive prevention measures.“

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.   ...