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U.S. Deeply Concerned by Sentence of Ethiopian Journalist

Friday, 31 October 2014, 4:35 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States is deeply concerned by the October 27 sentencing of Ethiopian journalist Temesgen Desalegn to three years in prison for “provocation and dissemination of inaccurate information.” Freedom of expression and freedom of the press are fundamental ... More >>

Situation in Jerusalem

Friday, 31 October 2014, 4:34 pm | U.S. Department of State

I strongly condemn yesterday’s shooting of a U.S. citizen outside the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. The State Department is in touch with authorities as we seek more information. More >>

U.S. Condemns Violence in South Sudan's Unity State

Friday, 31 October 2014, 4:33 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States condemns in the strongest terms the latest attacks by Sudan People’s Liberation Movement /Army - In Opposition (SPLM/A - IO) in and around Bentiu, South Sudan. Since last December, thousands of people have been killed and millions have ... More >>

UNGA:Other Disarmament Measures and International Security

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 2:02 pm | U.S. Department of State

Remarks Christopher L. Buck, Alternate Representative, Delegation of the United States of America New York City October 28, 2014 More >>

Meeting With Embassy Ottawa Staff

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 2:59 pm | U.S. Department of State

AMBASSADOR HEYMAN: Okay, everyone. This is an incredibly special day. As you all know, we’ve looked forward to your visit for a long time – (laughter) – a lot longer than this weekend. More >>

Partnership Opportunity Delegation to Tanzania

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 2:51 pm | U.S. Department of State

The Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships, in partnership with the Aspen Institute, the International Trade Center, and the Dar Teknohama Business Incubator (DTBi), will lead a delegation of U.S. investors, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists to Tanzania ... More >>

Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia Meets in Dubai

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 2:50 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States joined over 80 countries, international organizations, and companies in Dubai on October 28 for the 17thPlenary of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military ... More >>

Refugee Children in the Middle East and North Africa

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 2:49 pm | U.S. Department of State

Remarks Anne C. Richard Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Remarks at the First Regional Conference Dedicated to the Protection of Refugee Children and Adolescents Sharjah, United Arab Emirates October 15, 2014 More >>

Proposed Changes to Burkina Faso Term Limits

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 2:39 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 28, 2014 More >>

Ukraine's Parliamentary Elections

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 2:35 pm | U.S. Department of State

I join President Obama in congratulating Ukraine on successful parliamentary elections. The people of Ukraine have spoken, and they have again chosen to chart the course of democracy, reform, and European integration. More >>

Elections in Brazil

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 2:29 pm | U.S. Department of State

I congratulate President Dilma Rousseff on her hard-fought victory, and we particularly congratulate the Brazilian people and electoral officials on another successful election marked by extraordinary participation and energetic debate. We look forward to continuing ... More >>

Execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari

Monday, 27 October 2014, 3:13 pm | U.S. Department of State

We condemn this morning’s execution in Iran of Reyhaneh Jabbari, an Iranian woman convicted of killing a man she said she stabbed in self-defense during a sexual assault. There were serious concerns with the fairness of the trial and the circumstances ... More >>

U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attack in Sinai

Monday, 27 October 2014, 3:12 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States strongly condemns the terrorist attack that targeted a military checkpoint in the Sinai near al-Arish, and killed tens of Egyptian soldiers and injured dozens. We extend our condolences to the families of the victims, and hope for the ... More >>

Remarks With Sir Elton John Before Their Meeting

Monday, 27 October 2014, 3:11 pm | U.S. Department of State

SECRETARY KERRY: It’s my enormous pleasure to welcome Sir Elton John here to the State Department. We met a few years ago when we were talking and I was still in the Senate about the challenge of PEPFAR and creating the next AIDS-free – the ... More >>

U.S. and Republic of Korea to Hold "2+2" Ministerial Meeting

Friday, 24 October 2014, 2:16 pm | U.S. Department of State

U.S. and Republic of Korea to Hold "2+2" Ministerial Meeting October 24, 2014 More >>

Today's Attacks in Ottawa

Friday, 24 October 2014, 2:05 pm | U.S. Department of State

We condemn today’s heinous and evil attacks in Ottawa, seemingly aimed at the heart of the federal government itself. The United States has faced this kind of violence firsthand on our own soil, and we grieve with Canada, seared by the memory of our ... More >>

U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy in the 21st Century

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 2:05 pm | U.S. Department of State

Remarks Rose Gottemoeller Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Dixie State University St. George, Utah October 21, 2014 More >>

Release of Civil Society Activists in Azerbaijan

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 2:02 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 22, 2014 More >>

Terrorist Attack in Jerusalem

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 2:00 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s terrorist attack in Jerusalem. We express our deepest condolences to the family of the baby, reportedly an American citizen, who was killed in this despicable attack, and extend our prayers ... More >>

69th UNGA First Committee Discussion on Conventional Weapons

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 1:50 pm | U.S. Department of State

Remarks Ambassador Robert A. Wood, Alternate Representative, Delegation of the United States of America New York City October 22, 2014 More >>

 

 

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