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Statement by Secretary Kerry on Iraq

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-08-07

President Obama has acted expeditiously and appropriately in authorizing targeted military action and providing significant humanitarian assistance to the people of Iraq at this very difficult moment when it is... Read More

Statement of the Principal Donors Group on Verdict in Case 002 of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York - New York, N.Y.

2014-08-07

The following is the text of a statement of the Principal Donors Group (PDG), a group of key contributing states working with the United Nations to support the Extraordinary Chambers... Read More

Ambassador Power at a UN Security Council Debate on the Democratic Republic of the Congo

U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-08-07

Thank you, Mr. President. And I would like to thank UK Minister Simmonds for calling together this important event. I’d also like to thank Angolan Defense Minister Lourenço, DRC Foreign... Read More

Statement by the Chair of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

Washington, D.C., August 4-6, 2014

The White House

2014-08-06

I. Background President Obama welcomed leaders from across the African continent to Washington, D.C., for a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the first of its kind. The largest event any U.S.... Read More

Syria’s Humanitarian Crisis: The View from Lebanon

DipNote blog

2014-08-06

On July 30, Secretary Kerry announced the United States would give another $378 million in humanitarian assistance to the people affected by the Syrian crisis.  From the tragic situation in Gaza... Read More

Ambassador Power on Religious and Ethnic Minorities in Iraq

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-08-05

I condemn in the strongest possible terms the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant’s (ISIL) recent attacks on Sinjar and Tal Afar in Ninewa province that have reportedly led... Read More

Remarks by President Obama at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum

Mandarin Oriental Hotel - Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama

2014-08-05

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. Thank you. Please be seated. Well, good afternoon, everybody. To Mayor Bloomberg, thank you -- not only for the kind introduction, but to Bloomberg... Read More

U.S.-African Cooperation in Advancing Gender Equality

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-08-04

“…e support societies that empower women -- because no country will reach its potential unless it draws on the talents of our wives and our mothers, and our sisters and... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Support for Democratic Institutions, Good Governance, and Human Rights in Africa

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-08-04

“f the dignity of the individual is upheld across Africa, then I believe Americans will be more free as well, because I believe that none of us are fully free... Read More

White House on the 70th Anniversary of the Massacre of Roma and Sinti People at Auschwitz-Birkenau

The White House

Deputy NSC Spokesperson, Bernadette Meehan

2014-08-02

Seventy years ago, on August 2, 1944, Nazis massacred almost 3,000 Roma and Sinti men, women, and children at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp. We mark the anniversary of this atrocity... Read More

Secretary Kerry in Commemoration of the World War II Genocide of Roma

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-08-01

We pause today to mourn and remember the hundreds of thousands of Romani men, women and children who were savagely and senselessly murdered by the Nazis during World War II. ... Read More

Remarks by the First Lady at the Summit of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The Omni Shoreham Hotel - Washington, D.C.

2014-07-30

MRS. OBAMA: Oh, my goodness. Look at you all! (Applause.) Oh, please sit, sit. Rest. (Laughter.) How has everything been? Exciting? So you’ve talked to a lot of important... Read More

National Security Advisor Rice “Africa and America: Partners in a Shared Future”

United State Institute of Peace - Washington, D.C.

National Security Advisor, Susan E. Rice

2014-07-30

Good morning, everyone. Thank you Kristin for that very generous introduction. And thank you all for being here. In particular I want to acknowledge and thank members of the African... Read More

Ambassador DiCarlo at the End of July UN Security Council Session

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Rosemary A. DiCarlo

2014-07-30

Mr. President, thank you for your steady and very efficient stewardship of the Council this month; the Rwandan coffee you shared with us at the beginning of July has held... Read More

Ambassador Power at the Young African Leaders Initiative

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-07-30

So, I am the last person standing between you and a night on the town. Trouble. You have made it, you have made it. You had made it; you actually... Read More

Secretary Kerry at the Rollout of the 2013 Report on International Religious Freedom

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-07-28

Read the 2013 International Religious Freedom Report on state.gov SECRETARY KERRY: Good morning, everybody. How are you? AUDIENCE: Morning. SECRETARY KERRY: Is everybody good? So I’m going to make –... Read More

Assistant Secretary Malinowski on the Release of the 2013 Report on International Religious Freedom

Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Tom Malinowski

2014-07-28

ASSISTANT SECRETARY MALINOWSKI: Thanks, everyone. Sorry I’m not the Secretary. (Laughter.) So let me just pick up where the Secretary left off and talk a little bit about the report... Read More

President Obama in Town Hall with the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Omni Shoreham Hotel - Washington, D.C.

2014-07-28

THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody! (Applause.) Hello, everybody. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Everybody, please have a seat. Have a seat. We're just getting started here. Well, hello,... Read More

Fact Sheet: Visit of President Perez Molina of Guatemala, President Hernandez of Honduras, and President Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-07-25

On July 25, the President and Vice President hosted Presidents Otto Perez Molina of Guatemala, Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras, and Salvador Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador to discuss how... Read More

President Obama after meeting with Central American Presidents

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-07-25

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, I want to thank very much, President Molina, President Hernández and President Sánchez Cerén for being here today. Our nations share extraordinary ties of culture, of family,... Read More



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