Press releases

Landslides in Brazil: Germany ready to help

Jan 14, 2011 | GermanyUN

Speaking on the telephone to Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota today, Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle expressed Germany’s sympathy for those who had lost their lives or ...

Federal Minister Westerwelle offers condolences on natural disaster in Brazil

Jan 14, 2011 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle sent the following telegram of condolence to Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota yesterday: “I was deeply shocked and saddened by news of ...

Human Rights Commissioner Löning to travel to Minsk

Jan 13, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, Markus Löning, is setting off tomorrow (14 January) on a two-day visit to Minsk. The decision to undertake this trip ...

Federal Minister Westerwelle on Greece’s entry into the ICJ proceedings between Germany and Italy

Jan 13, 2011 | GermanyUN

Greek Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas informed Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle by telephone yesterday evening that his Government was applying to join the proceedings between Germany and...

Federal Minister Westerwelle concerned about government crisis in Lebanon

Jan 13, 2011 | GermanyUN

Several March 8 ministers have announced their resignation from the national unity government led by Prime Minister Saad Hariri. Their decision was prompted by a dispute over the Lebanese Government’s...