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President Obama Proclamation on Captive Nations Week, 2014

The White House - Washington, D.C.

President Obama

2014-07-18

AS DELIVERED: As the grip of the Cold War tightened, America pledged our solidarity to every nation held captive behind the Iron Curtain and every individual who refused to accept... Read More

President Obama on Foreign Policy

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-07-16

THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everybody.  I want to briefly discuss the important actions we’re taking today in support of Ukraine.  Before I do, I want to take a few minutes... Read More

Looking for Inclusive Solutions in South Sudan

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Deputy Assistant Secretary Steven Feldstein

2014-07-15

South Sudan marked its third year of independence on July 9, but this year there seemed little for the people of South Sudan to celebrate. I was just in South... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki Statement on Cuban Activist Detentions

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2014-07-14

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... Read More

Transcript of Assistant Secretary Malinowski Burma Press Conference

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

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

2014-06-28

AS DELIVERED PRESS BRIEFING 1 MODERATOR: Shibani Mahtani from the Wall Street Journal. We’re here with Assistant Secretary Malinowski, General Crutchfield, and Ambassador Mitchell, and Deputy Assistant Secretary Amy Searight... Read More

Egypt’s Chilling Detour on the Path to Democracy

DipNote blog

Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Richard Stengel

2014-06-26

On Monday, an Egyptian court convicted three international journalists from Al Jazeera’s English-language network along with 15 others of conspiring with “terrorists” to harm national unity. Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and... Read More

Ambassador Power on the Assassination of Libyan Human Rights Activist Salwa Bugaighis

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

2014-06-26

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the brutal assassination in Benghazi of prominent Libyan political thinker and human rights activist Salwa Bugaighis. Through her dedicated activism and... Read More

Testimony: The Future of U.S.-China Relations

Senate Foreign Relations Committe

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Daniel R. Russel

2014-06-25

Chairman Menendez, Ranking Member Corker, Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today on U.S.-China relations. It is also a great honor to be participating in... Read More

Secretary Kerry at the Dedication of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Memorial Wall

21st Street Entrance - U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-12

Bill, thank you very much. Good morning, everybody, distinguished guests all, and particularly the members of the Bynum family and extended clan. We’re delighted to be able to honor you... Read More

USOSCE on Kosovo Assembly Elections

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Acting Political Counselor to the OSCE Permanent Council Jennifer Bosworth

2014-06-12

The United States joins with others in congratulating the people of Kosovo for the successful elections for the Kosovo Assembly held this past Sunday.  We note the encouraging initial report... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Assistance to Moldova

Office of the Vice President

The White House

2014-06-07

Moldova has worked hard to build democratic institutions and a prosperous economy, as well as to ensure its sovereignty and security. The United States has provided assistance to Moldova in... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Assistance to Ukraine

Office of the Vice President

2014-06-07

The United States is committed to supporting Ukraine's democratic reforms, economic development, and sovereignty and territorial integrity. Following Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s discussions with President Obama on June 4 in... Read More

25 Years Later, Tiananmen Square Still Colors U.S.-China Relations

U.S. Department of State

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

2014-06-04

Twenty-five years ago, it was possible to believe that the contest between democratic and authoritarian ideas of how societies should be organized was ending. East Germans breached their wall; Chileans... Read More

White House Press Secretary on the 25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Office of the Press Secretary

2014-06-04

Twenty-five years ago, the United States deplored the use of violence to silence the voices of the peaceful demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square. Twenty-five years later, the United States... Read More

Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Tusk of Poland

Chancellery of the Prime Minister - Warsaw, Poland

President Barack Obama; Prime Minister Donald Tusk of Poland

2014-06-04

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. PRIME MINISTER TUSK: (As interpreted.) Mr. President, I’m very happy that again... Read More

President Obama at 25th Anniversary of Freedom Day

Castle Square - Warsaw, Poland

President Barack Obama

2014-06-04

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. PRESIDENT OBAMA: Hello, Warsaw! (Applause.) Witaj, Polsko! (Applause.) Mr. President; Mr. Prime... Read More

President Obama and President-elect Poroshenko of Ukraine After Bilateral Meeting

Warsaw Marriott - Hotel Warsaw, Poland

President Barack Obama; President-elect Petro Poroshenko

2014-06-04

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, it is a great pleasure for me to have... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks with President-elect Poroshenko of Ukraine Before their Meeting

Marriott Hotel - Warsaw, Poland

Secretary of State John Kerry; President-elect Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine

2014-06-04

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. SECRETARY KERRY: Good morning, everybody. It's a great pleasure for me to... Read More

Under Secretary Sewall at Tiananmen Square 25th Anniversary Event

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, Dr. Sarah Sewall

2014-06-04

On behalf of the Department, I would like to thank Dr. He for speaking to us today on the 25th anniversary of the Chinese government’s violent suppression of protests in... Read More

Fact Sheet: The United States and Central and Eastern Europe: Enduring Cooperation

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-06-03

For more than 20 years the United States and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe have worked together to build a Europe that is whole, free, and at peace. ... Read More



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