The Portuguese government congratulates the authorities of Burkina Faso for the approval by the Burkinabe National Assembly on 31 May of a new Penal Code whereby the death penalty is abolished. Portugal commends Burkina Faso on this important step...

The 39th meeting of the Portugal-USA Standing Bilateral Commission (SBC) was held in in Washington, DC, on May 23, at which both sides once again assessed the excellent bilateral relationship between the two transatlantic allies. This SBC took...

The Portuguese Government strongly condemns the attacks recently carried out against the Christian community and the law enforcement authorities in Surabaya, Indonesia. The use of children in the conduction of these attacks emphasizes the barbarism...

It was with profound grief that the Portuguese Government received the news of the tragic passing of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Portugal, Oleg Belous. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, has already addressed a...

The Portuguese government joins the celebration of the 68th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, marking "Europe Day". This is an occasion to remember how much this project of peace, democracy, prosperity and solidarity, founded upon values and...

The Portuguese government expresses its deep sorrow at the passing of Afonso Dhlakama, President of the Renamo (Resistência Nacional de Moçambique – Mozambican National Resistance) Party, and presents its condolences to Mr. Dhlakama’s grieving...

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