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Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day

Saturday, 25 April 2015, 12:47 pm | U.S. Department of State

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States of America, it is my pleasure to extend our warmest regards, this April 25th, to the people of Australia and New Zealand on this very special ANZAC Day. More >>

State Of Rights: Media Freedom and Press Access in China

Saturday, 25 April 2015, 12:46 pm | U.S. Department of State

In advance of the 2015 World Press Freedom Day, on Monday, April 27, 2015, at 9:00 a.m., the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor will host a State of Rights event on media freedom and press access in China. The event will be held in the Harry ... More >>

U.S. Deeply Concerned About Rising Tensions in Burundi

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 4:53 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Acting Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 17, 2015 More >>

Joint Statement on Elections in Sudan

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 10:19 pm | U.S. Department of State

The text of the following statement was issued jointly by the Governments of Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. More >>

United States Welcomes Polish Missile Defense Tender

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 10:15 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States welcomes today's announcement from the Polish Ministry of Defense that Raytheon’s PATRIOT system has been awarded the “Vistula” integrated air and missile defense tender. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and its defense modernization ... More >>

Terrorist Designations of Ahmed Diriye and Mahad Karate

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 10:11 pm | U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Department of State has designated Ahmed Diriye and Mahad Karate under Executive Order 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism. As a result of this designation, all property subject to U.S. ... More >>

Recent Terrorist Designations

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 10:10 pm | U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Department of State has designated Christodoulos Xiros and Nikolaos Maziotis under Executive Order 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism. As a result of these designations, all property ... More >>

Attacks Against the Colombian Military in Cauca

Saturday, 18 April 2015, 11:10 am | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Acting Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 17, 2015 More >>

Third U.S.-Kyrgyz Republic Annual Bilateral Consultations

Saturday, 18 April 2015, 11:04 am | U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed Erlan Abdyldaev, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, and the accompanying Kyrgyz delegation to Washington for the third round of United States – Kyrgyz Republic Annual Bilateral Consultations ... More >>

U.S. Condemns Erbil Attack

Saturday, 18 April 2015, 11:03 am | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Acting Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 17, 2015 More >>

Detention of Youth Activists in Congo

Friday, 17 April 2015, 2:28 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Acting Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 16, 2015 More >>

Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance

Friday, 17 April 2015, 2:26 pm | U.S. Department of State

Teresa and I join all Americans today in observing Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day. We bow our heads as we both mourn and honor the six million Jews and millions of others who perished in the most painful and horrific chapter in human history. More >>

Conviction of Azerbaijani Human Rights Activist

Friday, 17 April 2015, 2:23 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Acting Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 16, 2015 More >>

U.S. Delegation to the Global Conference on Cyberspace

Friday, 17 April 2015, 10:06 am | U.S. Department of State

Coordinator for Cyber Issues Christopher Painter Heads the U.S. Delegation to the Global Conference on Cyberspace in The Hague More >>

48th UN Commission on Population and Development

Friday, 17 April 2015, 10:01 am | U.S. Department of State

Remarks Margaret Pollack, Director for Multilateral Coordination and External Relations and Senior Advisor on Population Issues New York City April 13, 2015 More >>

Assistant Secretary Nuland Travel to Poland and Turkey

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 12:06 pm | U.S. Department of State

Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will travel to Warsaw, Poland, on April 13 to meet with senior government officials to discuss a broad range of bilateral and regional issues. She will also meet with members of ... More >>

Officials to discuss combating international crime

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 12:04 pm | U.S. Department of State

On April 15, U.S. Government officials and non-governmental organization leaders will meet with approximately 70 international judicial, law enforcement, and security officials who are in Washington, D.C. as a part of a high-profile exchange program. ... More >>

Richard Stengel travels to Indonesia and Singapore

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 11:34 am | U.S. Department of State

Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel travels to Indonesia and Singapore More >>

Assistant Secretary in Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Afghanistan

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 11:21 am | U.S. Department of State

Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski traveled to Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Afghanistan from April 2 – 10. In Sri Lanka, he met with senior government representatives to discuss human rights and strengthening ... More >>

U.S.-China Coordination Meeting on Disability

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 11:18 am | U.S. Department of State

The U.S.-China Coordination Meeting on Disability will take place in Washington, DC, April 14-15, 2015. Special Advisor for International Disability Rights Judith Heumann will lead the U.S. delegation. Sun Xiande, Executive Vice President of the ... More >>

 

 

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