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Meeting With Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

Friday, 25 July 2014, 2:55 pm | U.S. Department of State

I have been in constant touch with President Abbas and the Palestinian Authority over the course of the last months. But particularly in the last days, we have been talking about how to achieve an end to the current violence and an effort to try ... More >>

U.S. Condemns Bombings in Kaduna

Friday, 25 July 2014, 2:53 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 23, 2014 More >>

Actions on Ukraine by the EU's Foreign Affairs Council

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 5:25 pm | U.S. Department of State

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

Indonesia's Presidential Election

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 5:23 pm | U.S. Department of State

The people of Indonesia united once again to show their commitment to democracy through free and fair elections. More >>

U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attack in Egypt's Western Desert

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 5:22 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 21, 2014 More >>

Extension of Iran Nuclear Talks

Monday, 21 July 2014, 3:09 pm | U.S. Department of State

As President Obama and our entire administration has made clear, we are committed to testing whether we can address one of the world’s most pressing priorities – ensuring that Iran does not obtain a nuclear weapon – through the diplomatic negotiations ... More >>

Lack of Access at Crash Site of MH17

Monday, 21 July 2014, 2:38 pm | U.S. Department of State

We are deeply concerned by the Russia-backed separatists’ refusal to allow OSCE monitors safe and unfettered access to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Yesterday, the monitors were allowed only 75 minutes at the site. Today, they ... More >>

Briefing on Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Monday, 21 July 2014, 2:36 pm | U.S. Department of State

MODERATOR: Great. Thank you, everyone, for joining. For those of you in Vienna, I know it’s a late night here, and welcome to everyone from Washington. Tonight’s conference call is on background. We have three people who will be speaking; all ... More >>

Statement on Attack Against Tunisian Soldiers on July 16

Friday, 18 July 2014, 4:25 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States strongly condemns last evening’s terrorist attack near Kasserine, Tunisia, which killed at least 14 Tunisian soldiers. We extend our condolences to the families of the victims, and hope for the quick and full recovery of the wounded. ... More >>

Crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Eastern Ukraine

Friday, 18 July 2014, 4:24 pm | U.S. Department of State

We are horrified by the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. There are no words adequate to express our condolences to the families of the nearly 300 victims. We offer our sympathies and support to the Governments of Malaysia and the Netherlands ... More >>

Russia's Continuing Support for Armed Separatists in Ukraine

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 4:27 pm | U.S. Department of State

Russia's Continuing Support for Armed Separatists in Ukraine and Ukraine's Efforts Toward Peace, Unity, and Stability More >>

Detentions of Dozens of Activists in Cuba

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 4:22 pm | U.S. Department of State

On Sunday Cuban authorities rounded up and detained over one hundred courageous members of the Damas de Blanco as they sought to peacefully commemorate the loss of life on the tugboat 13 de Marzo, sunk by the Cuban Government 20 years ago this past weekend. ... More >>

Background Briefing on P5+1 Negotiations

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 3:30 pm | U.S. Department of State

MODERATOR: Hello. Hi, everyone. Welcome back to Vienna. Thank you for you flexibility today and for coming tonight. First, to start with ground rules. This is all on background as Senior U.S. Administration Officials. Most of you are familiar with our team up ... More >>

Statement on the Ongoing Violence in Libya

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 3:28 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States is deeply concerned by the ongoing violence in Libya and dangerous posturing that could lead to widespread conflict there. We affirm our support for Libya's democratic transition and urge the seating of the new Council of Representatives ... More >>

Recent Violence in Yemen

Friday, 11 July 2014, 4:34 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States Government strongly condemns the violence that occurred in Amran over the past week that has resulted in the loss of lives, including members of the Yemeni military and innocent civilians. We offer our condolences to the victims and ... More >>

Sanctions Against a Hezbollah Front Company

Friday, 11 July 2014, 4:25 pm | U.S. Department of State

As the Treasury Department announced today, the United States targeted a key Hezbollah procurement network by designating brothers Kamel Mohamad Amhaz and Issam Mohamad Amhaz; their business, Stars Group Holding, which is based in Beirut and has subsidiaries ... More >>

Migration Talks With Cuba

Friday, 11 July 2014, 4:23 pm | U.S. Department of State

On Wednesday, July 9, U.S. and Cuban officials met in Washington to discuss the implementation of the 1994 and 1995 U.S.-Cuba Migration Accords. These talks are held semi-annually. The U.S. delegation was led by Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere ... More >>

Russia and Developments in Ukraine

Friday, 11 July 2014, 4:07 pm | U.S. Department of State

Testimony Victoria Nuland Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Washington, DC July 9, 2014 More >>

Election of Syrian Opposition Coalition President

Friday, 11 July 2014, 4:05 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States welcomes the July 9 election of Syrian Opposition Coalition President Hadi al Bahra. We look forward to working with him and to continuing to build our partnership with the Coalition. More >>

Al-Shabaab Attack on Presidential Compound

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 3:58 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States strongly condemns today's terrorist attack against Villa Somalia, the headquarters and residence of several Somali government officials in Mogadishu. More >>

 

 

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