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Visa Restrictions Against Human Rights Abusers in Venezuela

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

Deputy Department Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2014-07-30

Venezuela in recent months has witnessed large-scale protests by demonstrators concerned about deteriorating economic, social, and political conditions.  Government security forces have responded to these protests in many instances with... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Syria Crisis

The Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-07-30

Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced today that the United States is providing nearly $378 million in additional U.S. aid to help those affected by the war in Syria. ... Read More

Secretary Kerry on the U.S. Contributing $378 Million in Additional Funding to Syria

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-07-30

Nearly 11 million Syrians today are struggling to survive one of the worst humanitarian crises in living memory. The brutally indefensible and illegitimate Asad regime continues to pursue its... 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

Afghanistan's Election Decision: Putting Country First

DipNote blog

U.S. Department of State

2014-07-30

Again and again, through all my visits to your country, I've been struck by one profound fact: Afghans want, deserve and are building a better future. You want to live... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin After Their Meeting

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-07-29

SECRETARY KERRY: Make sure it’s still morning. Good morning, everybody. Thank you for being here with us. It’s my pleasure to be able to welcome Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin to... Read More

President Obama on Ukraine

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-07-29

THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. In the Netherlands, Malaysia, Australia, and countries around the world, families are still in shock over the sudden and tragic loss of nearly 300 loved... Read More

U.S. Embassy Concerns on Media Freedom in Sri Lanka

U.S. Embassy Colombo - Colombo, Sri Lanka

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2014-07-28

July 28, 2014, Colombo: The United States is deeply concerned by the circumstances surrounding the cancellation of a journalism training session in Colombo over the weekend. The eventual cancellation of... Read More

Secretary Kerry at the Presidential Summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-07-28

SECRETARY KERRY: Wow. What a great group. Thank you. Please, sit down. Sit down, sit down. Thank you. It is so good to see you all. Welcome. You having fun? ... Read More

Fact Sheet: 2013 International Religious Freedom Report

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-07-28

On July 28, 2014, Secretary Kerry submitted the 2013 International Religious Freedom Report to the United States Congress. The reports, now in their 16th edition, are available on State.gov and... 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 Announces Key Administration Post, Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-07-28

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post: Rabbi David Nathan Saperstein – Ambassador at Large for International... Read More

Ambassador Power on the DPRK Sanctions Committee's Actions in Response to the Chong Chon Gang Incident

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

2014-07-28

On July 2013, Panama seized arms aboard the vessel Chong Chon Gang that were en route from Cuba to North Korea, one of the most serious violations of the UN... 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

U.S. Embassy Condemns Killing of Civilians in Ghor Province, Afghanistan

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Embassy Kabul - Kabul, Afghanistan

2014-07-27

We condemn, in the strongest terms, the mass killing of civilians in Ghor province on Friday. The attackers targeted civilians who were traveling to and from Kabul, including women, children,... Read More

President Obama on the Occasion of Eid-al-Fitr 2014

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-07-27

As Muslims throughout the United States and around the world celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to them and their families. This last month has been a... Read More



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