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The Government is deeply concerned at the finding announced overnight by the Joint Investigative Team that the missile which brought down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014 originated from the 53rd brigade of the armed forces of the Russian Federation.

Parliamentary Under-Secretary Fletcher Tabuteau is heading to Papua New Guinea today to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Trade Ministers Meeting in Port Moresby from 25 to 26 May.

“New Zealand has been following developments in Venezuela closely in recent months and is extremely concerned about the deteriorating situation in the country, including the continuing erosion of democratic norms and institutions,” Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters will travel to China this week for a formal meeting with his counterpart, China’s State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has announced New Zealand is continuing a tradition of over 50 years by gifting a white horse to Tōshōgū Shrine in Nikkō, Japan.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters departs Tokyo this evening following a productive three-day visit to Japan.

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Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today announced the government has agreed to a long term approach to assist Pacific Island states in meeting the challenges of climate change.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters is travelling to Japan this week to attend the eighth Japan-Pacific Leaders’ (PALM) Meeting and to undertake a number of bilateral calls.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says New Zealand will contribute $200,000 to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to assist its work in monitoring North Korea’s nuclear programme.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters reaffirmed the Coalition Government’s commitment to restoring lost capacity in New Zealand’s Foreign Service today, announcing a significant increase in funding for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters announced a significant boost to New Zealand overseas aid in a pre-Budget speech at Parliament today.

“First Steps” - Pre-budget speech

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters is travelling to New Caledonia today to coincide with the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron, and French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has announced the appointment of diplomat Anton Ojala as New Zealand’s next High Commissioner to Barbados.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has welcomed the Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity and Unification of the Korean Peninsula, signed by North and South Korea.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has announced a further $500,000 package of support to the Government of Vanuatu as it plans to relocate affected communities to safe sites off Ambae Island following ongoing volcanic activity.

Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs Fletcher Tabuteau is travelling to Palau today to represent New Zealand at the Pacific Islands Forum Economic Ministers Meeting (FEMM) from 25-27 April.

New Zealand and Pacific Island countries will partner with the Royal Academy of Arts on the Oceania exhibition in London from 29 September to 10 December this year.

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters announce closer cooperation between the United Kingdom and New Zealand in the Pacific Islands region, following a meeting in London.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters is travelling to Europe and Singapore this week to hold bilateral meetings and attend the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

Foreign Minister Winston Peters has expressed New Zealand’s grave concern at reports that dozens of civilians have been killed in a chemical weapons attack in Eastern Ghouta, Syria.