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Secretary Blinken’s Call With Israeli Minister Gallant

Monday, 13 May 2024, 2:16 pm | US Department Of State

The Secretary affirmed the ironclad U.S. commitment to Israel’s security and the shared objective of the defeat of Hamas. More >>

United States Announces Humanitarian Assistance For Afghanistan

Saturday, 24 September 2022, 6:17 am | US Department Of State

09/23/2022 01:00 PM EDT Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State The United States is providing nearly $327 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help the people of Afghanistan. This funding includes nearly $119 million through the Department ... More >>

Population, Refugees, and Migration: Migrant Caravan

Monday, 22 October 2018, 6:36 pm | US Department Of State

The United States is closely following the migrant caravan, in which thousands of migrants from Honduras and other countries continue to make a dangerous journey through Guatemala and into Mexico. Many migrants are attempting to transit these countries ... More >>

John Kerry Remarks with NZ Foreign Minister Murray McCully

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 2:32 pm | US Department Of State

Hello, everybody. My great privilege to welcome the foreign minister of New Zealand here. Murray is a close friend now. We have worked together for a number of years. I am particularly grateful, as is President Obama, for New Zealand’s very strong ... More >>

The Third U.S.-Japan Cyber Dialogue

Sunday, 19 July 2015, 12:03 pm | US Department Of State

The third U.S-Japan Cyber Dialogue will be held in Tokyo on July 22, 2015. More >>

Terrorist Attacks in France, Kuwait, Somalia, and Tunisia

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 12:49 pm | US Department Of State

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s horrifying terrorist attacks in France, Kuwait, Somalia, and Tunisia, where dozens of innocent civilians and, in the case of Somalia, Burundian peacekeepers, were killed and injured. We ... More >>

On the Occasion of Iceland's National Day

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 11:43 am | US Department Of State

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the Icelandic people on the 71st anniversary of the founding of your Republic on the day that marks the birth of Jon Sigurdsson. More >>

State Department Launches Redesigned Website

Saturday, 13 June 2015, 4:09 pm | US Department Of State

The Department of State is proud to announce the redesigned The redesigned website provides users with a simplified and more user-friendly experience. More >>

U.S. To Host Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 5:26 pm | US Department Of State

Secretary of State John Kerry will open the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate hosted at the U.S. Department of State on April 19-20. More >>

New AU Great Lakes Special Representatives

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 5:28 pm | US Department Of State

The United States welcomes the African Union’s announcement of its new Special Representative for the Great Lakes Region and Head of the AU Liaison Office in Burundi, Dr. Arvin Boolell. The United States looks forward to continuing our important partnership ... More >>

U.S. Relations With Italy

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 5:25 pm | US Department Of State

The United States established diplomatic relations with Italy in 1861 following the unification of most of the peninsula into one state. In 1941, Italy -- with the other World War II Axis powers Germany and Japan -- declared war on the United States. ... More >>

Remarks With German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 5:21 pm | US Department Of State

FOREIGN MINISTER STEINMEIER: A very special welcome to our friend, John Kerry, who came a long way after his hearings in the Congress yesterday evening. It’s sunny weather in Lubeck, but that shouldn’t irritate us because the weather in international ... More >>

Malaysia's Sedition Act Amendments

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 5:16 pm | US Department Of State

The United States notes the April 10 passage of amendments to Malaysia’s Sedition Act, and we reiterate our concern about restrictions on freedom of expression in Malaysia. More >>

US Concerned by Burkina Faso Electoral Code Changes

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 4:28 pm | US Department Of State

The United States is concerned by the National Transitional Council’s April 7 passage of certain changes to Burkina Faso’s electoral code that exclude candidates in the upcoming elections who had voiced support for a constitutional revision to amend ... More >>

Recommendation to Rescind Cuba's Designation

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 4:21 pm | US Department Of State

In December 2014, as a critical component of establishing a new direction for U.S.–Cuba relations, the President directed the State Department to launch a review of Cuba’s designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism and provide a report to him within six ... More >>

2015 U.S.-European Union Information Society Dialogue

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 4:19 pm | US Department Of State

Today, the United States and the European Union held the thirteenth U.S.–EU Information Society Dialogue in Brussels, Belgium, to discuss issues related to information and communication technology (ICT) and the digital economy. More >>

Volume on the Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 4:16 pm | US Department Of State

Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Newly Digitized Foreign Relations Volume on the Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln More >>

Terrorist Designation of Ali Ouni Harzi

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 4:14 pm | US Department Of State

The Department of State has designated Ali Ouni Harzi as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism. The consequences of this designation ... More >>

U.S. national statement to the UN crime congress

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 11:15 am | US Department Of State

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Luis Arreaga, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, Special Representative of the U.S. Secretary of State to the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice More >>

The conviction of Mr. Mohamed Soltan

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 10:16 am | US Department Of State

The U.S. government is deeply disappointed in the Egyptian court’s decision in the case of U.S. citizen Mohamed Soltan. We understand from reports that Mr. Soltan has been sentenced to life in prison. More >>





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