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U.S Department of State Daily Press Briefing: May 8, 2014

Monday, 12 May 2014, 3:14 pm | US State Department

Index for Today's Briefing • SYRIA o Readout of Secretary Kerry's Meeting with Syrian Opposition Coalition President Jarba o Nonlethal and Humanitarian Assistance to Moderate Opposition / Situation on the Ground o Secretary Kerry to Attend London ... More >>

Daily Press Briefing: May 5, 2014

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 1:44 pm | US State Department

The United States is pleased to welcome the delegation of the Syrian National Coalition for Revolutionary and Opposition Forces which arrived yesterday in Washington D.C. and is visiting here through May 14th. Led by President Ahmad Jarba, this is the ... More >>

U.S. Increases Support for Media, Press Freedom in Ukraine

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 1:00 pm | US State Department

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing an additional $1.25 million to the U-MEDIA program in Ukraine, a project of Internews and its Ukrainian partner organizations aimed at supporting Ukrainian media outlets as they prepare ... More >>

U.S. Condemns New Military Offensives in South Sudan

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 12:58 pm | US State Department

Three years ago, I was in Juba to witness the birth of the world’s newest nation, and last week as I returned to South Sudan I saw how fragile the future can be when old grudges degenerate into violence. The United States condemns in the strongest ... More >>

Visit of the Syrian Opposition Coalition to Washington, DC

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 12:57 pm | US State Department

As part of our steadfast commitment to empower the moderate Syrian opposition and bolster its efforts to assist those in need inside Syria, the United States is taking additional measures this week to support the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC), local ... More >>

Background Briefing on Syria

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 12:46 pm | US State Department

MODERATOR: Thank you so much, and welcome, everyone, to this call on a Monday morning. Appreciate folks jumping on. We will be doing this call on background as a Senior Administration Official. The call and everything in it is embargoed until – at ... More >>

Elections in Panama

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 12:44 pm | US State Department

We congratulate the Panamanian people on the high turnout and electoral officials on a peaceful and orderly election. International and domestic election observers, including those from the Organization of American States, the U.S. Embassy, the Carter ... More >>

Briefing Following the Secretary's Visit to Ethiopia

Monday, 5 May 2014, 3:11 pm | US State Department

SENIOR STATE DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL: We had about a 45-minute meeting with Hassan Sheikh and some of his ministers from the government. Hassan Sheikh set the tone by noting that this month marked the 25th anniversary of Somalia’s collapse, that for 25 ... More >>

Ten Year Anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1540

Thursday, 1 May 2014, 11:17 am | US State Department

A statement from the U.S. Mission to the United Nations on the ten year anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1540. More >>

Country Reports on Terrorism 2013

Thursday, 1 May 2014, 11:13 am | US State Department

Fact Sheet from the U.S Department of State. More >>

Remarks on the 2014 NPT Preparatory Committee Meeting

Thursday, 1 May 2014, 11:09 am | US State Department

Remarks from Thomas M. Countryman, Assistant Secretary in the U.S Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation. More >>

Interview With Nuno Rogerio of SIC Noticias

Thursday, 1 May 2014, 11:03 am | US State Department

Interview by Victoria Nuland, Assistant Secretary, U.S Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs. More >>

Statement to the Fortieth Meeting of the Executive Council

Thursday, 1 May 2014, 10:51 am | US State Department

Remarks from Ambassador Robert P. Mikulak with the United States Delegation to the Executive Council Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. More >>

John Kerry On Support for Israel

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 2:00 pm | US State Department

For more than thirty years in the United States Senate, I didn’t just speak words in support of Israel, I walked the walk when it came time to vote and when it came time to fight. As Secretary of State, I have spent countless hours working with Prime ... More >>

Egyptian Court Sentencing Recommendations

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 12:09 pm | US State Department

Press Statement from U.S State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki. More >>

Security Council Debate on Security Sector Reform

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 12:03 pm | US State Department

Remarks from the U.S. Mission to the United Nations at a Security Council Debate on Security Sector Reform. More >>

US To Help Craft Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Monday, 28 April 2014, 12:27 pm | US State Department

The United States will participate in the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) meeting for the 2015 Review Conference of States Parties to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) held in New York, April 28 - May 9. The U.S. interagency delegation ... More >>

China-U.S. Symposium

Monday, 28 April 2014, 11:56 am | US State Department

Remarks from Daniel R. Russel, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the China-U.S Symposium at Tufts University. More >>

John Kerry: Australian & New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) Day

Friday, 25 April 2014, 2:06 pm | US State Department

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, it gives me great pleasure to extend our warmest regards and best wishes to the people of Australia and New Zealand on Anzac Day this April 25. More >>

Interview With Christiane Amanpour on CNNI's Amanpour

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 11:48 am | US State Department

Interview with Victoria Nuland. the Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs More >>



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