Press releases

Minister of State Hoyer welcomes EU’s agreement in principle on sanctions against Syria

May 6, 2011 | GermanyUN

The regime is at a crossroads: we call on President Assad to change his course. However, if the violence and arbitrary arrests continue, the EU will take further measures.

Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle to meet Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari

May 3, 2011 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle will meet with his Iraqi counterpart Hoshyar Zebari tomorrow, Wednesday, 4 May. The focus of the talks will be on the situation in Iraq after the completion...

Security Council Presidential Statement, Welcoming End of Osama bin Laden’s Ability to Perpetrate Terrorist Acts

May 2, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Security Council welcomes the news on 1 May, 2011 that Osama bin Laden will never again be able to perpetrate such acts of terrorism, and reaffirms that terrorism cannot and should not be associated with any religion, nationality, civilization or group.

Berlin Statement by Foreign Ministers on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation

Apr 30, 2011 | GermanyUN

On 30 April 2011, the group known as “Friends of the Non-Proliferation Treaty” adopted a Statement during a meeting in Berlin hosted by Foreign Minister Westerwelle. In the Berlin Statement, the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada, Chile, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates reaffirm their joint intention to work towards achieving nuclear disarmament and a strengthening of the international non-proliferation regime, as set out in the joint statement adopted at their first meeting in New York on September 22, 2010.

Foreign ministers meet to discuss disarmament and non-proliferation

Apr 29, 2011 | GermanyUN

On Saturday Foreign Minister Westerwelle will host a meeting in Berlin of the group known as “Friends of the Non-Proliferation Treaty”. His guests will include the foreign ministers of Japan, Austral...