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Libya, Syria and the Middle East on the agenda for EU Foreign Ministers meeting

Foreign Secretary William Hague

Warsaw, 3 September 2011

Foreign Secretary William Hague attended an informal meeting of EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs - the "Gymnich" on 2-3 September in Sopot, Poland.

FCO Minister statement on violence in Blue Nile, Sudan Kordofan

Henry Bellingham MP

London, 2 September 2011

Minister for Africa Henry Bellingham: "I call on the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Army in Blue Nile immediately to halt all fighting"

Foreign Secretary welcomes EU ban on Syrian oil

Warsaw, 2 September 2011

The EU has agreed a ban on imports of Syrian crude oil products as part of measures to place further pressure on the Syrian regime.

This week at the Foreign Office

Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Crown Copyright

London, 2 September 2011

A look at the work of the Foreign Office and its embassies overseas this week.

Paris conference on Libya

David Cameron (© Getty Images)

London, 1 September 2011

Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy co-chaired an international conference in Paris to discuss the future of Libya with the National Transitional Council.

Paris Conference on Libya - Chair's statement

Deserted street in Tripoli, Libya (Getty Images)

Paris, 1 September 2011

The Paris Conference on Libya concluded on 1 September 2011. The Chair's statement explained what was discussed and the next steps towards Libya's future.

Foreign Office advise fans to be on the ball at the Rugby World Cup


London, 1 September 2011

Rugby fans are being warned to take extra care on the roads during the Rugby World Cup as statistics show New Zealand has more than twice the number of road crash fatalities per 100,000 people as the UK.

Prime Minister comments on new Prime Minister-elect of Japan

10 Downing Street

London, 31 August 2011

Prime Minister David Cameron has wished Prime Minister-elect Yoshihiko Noda success in dealing with the economic and reconstruction challenges faced by Japan.

Foreign Secretary answers questions on Libya via Twitter

Foreign Secretary tweeting

London, 31 August 2011

Foreign Secretary William Hague answered questions from the public on the UK's policy on Libya via Twitter on 31 August.

Foreign Secretary’s statement on delivery of unfrozen Libyan banknotes

Foreign Secretary William Hague

31 August 2011

On 31 August, the Royal Air Force delivered 280 million dinars (c£140m) to the Central Bank of Libya in Benghazi.

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