Press releases

Statement on Humanitarian Response to the Horn of Africa on the margins of the 66th General Assembly

Sep 24, 2011 | GermanyUN

Even though the international community has already put in place very substantial and multifaceted humanitarian aid, significant financing gaps still remain. We need both to maintain existing efforts, but also we need to further expand the circle of donors. That is why I am particularly grateful to Baroness Amos for having organized this meeting.

Joint statement on the Ministerial Meeting of the G4 on Security Council Reform in the margins of the 66th UN General Assembly

Sep 23, 2011 | GermanyUN

(as deilivered) The Minister of External Relations of Brazil, the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, the Minister of External Affairs of India, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of...

The Ministerial meeting on the New Silk Road

Sep 22, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Zalmai Rassoul The Secretary of State of the United States of America, Hillary Rodham Clinton The Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic...

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...