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U.S. Remarks at the Security Council Open Debate on Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts

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

Alternate Representative to the UN for Special Political Affairs, Ambassador David Pressman

2014-11-19

Good morning, and thank you, Madame President, for the opportunity to participate in this important open debate. And thank you, Mr. Secretary General, for your briefing. The United States deeply... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks at 3rd Annual Transformational Trends Policy Forum

Four Seasons Hotel - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-11-17

Thank you. David, thank you very much. Thank you all. Good morning to you. I’m delighted to have a chance to be able to be here and appreciate the breadth... Read More

President Obama on the Death of Abdul-Rahman Kassig

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-11-16

Today we offer our prayers and condolences to the parents and family of Abdul-Rahman Kassig, also known to us as Peter. We cannot begin to imagine their anguish at this... Read More

President Obama after Civil Society Roundtable (Rangoon, Burma)

U.S. Embassy - Rangoon, Burma

President Barack Obama

2014-11-14

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, I’ve just had an opportunity to speak with an excellent cross-section of civil society organizations here in Myanmar -– women’s organizations, organizations focused on rule of law,... Read More

President Obama after Bilateral Meeting with President Thein Sein of Burma

Presidential Palace - Naypyitaw, Burma

President Barack Obama

2014-11-14

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, I want to thank once again President Thein Sein for welcoming us, not only for the excellent arrangements that were made for the EAS and the U.S.... Read More

The Earthquake of Freedom

American University, School of Public Affairs Policy Forum - Washington, D.C.

Ambassador-at-Large, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Luis CdeBaca

2014-11-14

Good evening. It is nice to be here at American University, and an honor to have been asked to deliver the inaugural School of Public Affairs Policy Forum lecture. I... Read More

Ambassador Power at the 10th Anniversary of the OSCE's Berlin Conference on Anti-Semitism

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

2014-11-13

Thank you, all. Thank you, Foreign Minister Steinmeier, President Burkhalter, for convening this critically important conference. It could not be more timely. Thank you, Director Link, for all of your... Read More

Remarks by President Obama and President Xi Jinping in Joint Press Conference

Great Hall of the People - Beijing, China

President Barack Obama; President Xi Jinping

2014-11-12

PRESIDENT XI:  (As interpreted.)  Honorable President Obama, distinguished guests, dear friends from the press, good morning.  First of all, I wish to once again warmly welcome President Obama to China... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Turkmenistan’s Release of Eight Jehovah’s Witnesses

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

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

2014-11-06

The United States welcomes Turkmenistan’s release of eight Jehovah’s Witnesses in October, including those imprisoned as conscientious objectors to military service. We hope to see continued progress in Turkmenistan with... Read More

Secretary Kerry Press Availability in Paris, France

Chief of Mission Residence - Paris, France

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-11-05

SECRETARY KERRY: Well good evening, and thank you for being here. It’s a pleasure for me to be back in Paris on my way to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation... Read More

Secretary Kerry on the Anniversary of the Birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-11-05

On behalf of the people of the United States and the Department of State, I extend my best wishes to Sikhs around the world as they celebrate the birth of... Read More

UPR 20th Session - Intervention for Iraq

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Keith Harper

2014-11-03

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 20th Session page. The United States warmly welcomes the Iraqi delegation. The human rights situation in... Read More

State Department Hosts Inaugural Plenary Meeting of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-11-03

On November 3, Acting Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman welcomed to the State Department more than 35 Washington-based ambassadors from partner countries in the global coalition to counter... Read More

UPR 20th Session – Intervention for Kazakhstan

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

2014-10-30

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 20th Session page. Delivered by Jacqueline Henderson. The United States welcomes the delegation from Kazakhstan. We... Read More

Explanation of Vote on the Cuba Resolution in the General Assembly Hall

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

U.S. Senior Area Advisor, Ambassador Ronald D. Godard

2014-10-28

Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Ronald D. Godard, U.S. Senior Area Advisor for Western Hemisphere Affairs, on the Cuba Resolution in the General Assembly Hall Mr. President, as do all... Read More

U.S. Remarks at the Security Council Open Briefing on Women, Peace and Security

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

Special Advisor, Ambassador A. Elizabeth Jones

2014-10-28

Thank you, Madame President. And I thank Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for this important meeting. I would also like to thank Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Mr. Edmund Mulet, Dr. Chaloka Beyani, and... Read More

ISIL's Dehumanization of Women and Girls

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-10-14

Just days after we saw the best of humanity when Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, we again confront the worst of inhumanity in ISIL.... Read More

U.S. Condemns ISIL Attacks in Iraq

DipNote blog

2014-10-14

The United States strongly condemns the vicious string of suicide, vehicle borne, and other attacks that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has perpetrated in Baghdad and... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks at a Solo Press Availability

Paris, France

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-10-14

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good evening, everybody. Thanks for your patience. This has been a very productive couple of days, and I’m glad to have an opportunity to be able to... Read More

Presidential Proclamation: Columbus Day 2014

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-10-10

COLUMBUS DAY 2014 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION When Christopher Columbus -- a son of Genoa, Italy -- set sail across the Atlantic, no... Read More



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