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Sudan: FCO Minister says Security Council Statement demonstrates “grave concern”

Henry Bellingham MP

London, 6 March 2012

Speaking from New York, Foreign Office Minister Henry Bellingham, commented on the agreement by the Security Council of a Presidential Statement on Sudan and South Sudan.

Foreign Secretary statement on E3+3 talks with Iran

Foreign Secretary William Hague Crown Copyright

London, 6 March 2012

UK, US, France, Germany, Russia and China agree to further talks with Iran about its nuclear programme.

Foreign Secretary comments on Russian presidential elections

London, 6 March 2012

Foreign Secretary William Hague has noted the election observers assessment of the presidential elections in Russia on 4 March.

Foreign Office Minister offers condolences following severe storms in the United States

Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt MP

6 March 2012

Minister Burt has spoken following the tragic loss of life caused by the tornadoes in the Midwest and the South of the United States.

Foreign Office Minister visits Yemen

Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt MP

Sana'a, 5 March 2012

Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt said the UK will remain a close development and political partner to Yemen when he visited the country on 5 March.

Foreign Secretary offers condolences to victims of explosions in Republic of Congo

FCO media suite backdrop

London, 4 March 2012

Foreign Secretary William Hague has spoken following a blast at a munitions factory in Congo. At least 200 people are reported to have been killed.

War graves damaged in Libya

Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Crown Copyright

London, 4 March 2012

Over 200 headstones and the Cross of Remembrance in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery in Benghazi were deliberately damaged on 24 and 26 February.

Foreign Secretary expresses concern at military build up on Sudanese border

Foreign Secretary William Hague

London, 2 March 2012

Foreign Secretary William Hague spoke following reports of a potential confrontation between Sudanese Armed Forces and the Sudan People's Liberation Army.

Foreign Secretary: Iranian elections took place in "climate of fear"

London, 2 March 2012

Foreign Secretary William Hague said that the regime has presented the vote as a test of loyalty, rather than an opportunity for people to freely choose their own representatives.

This week at the Foreign Office

Foreign and Commonwealth office

London, 2 March 2012

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

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