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Fact Sheet: PEPFAR Launches Labs For Life with Partners

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), led by the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator in the U.S. Department of State, and Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD),... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Peru's Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Peru as you celebrate the 191st anniversary... Read More

July 26 Statement by Ambassador Kelly on Human Rights Violations in Belarus

The United States continues to be gravely concerned about serious disregard by Belarus of its international obligations and OSCE commitments on respect for human rights, fundamental freedoms, and the rule... Read More

July 26 Statement by Ambassador Kelly on Prosecutions of Media in Ukraine

The United States is concerned that the Government of Ukraine is curtailing freedom of media representatives in advance of the October parliamentary elections. We note that some independent media outlets... Read More

July 26 Statement by Ambassador Kelly on Attack on Bosnian Journalist

The United States wishes to express its deep concern about another violent attack on a journalist in the OSCE region, this time against Stefica Galic, the editor-in-chief of web portal... Read More

July 26 Statement by Ambassador Kelly on Anti-Roma Violence

I take the floor today to discuss my government’s growing concern over discrimination and violence against Romani persons in the OSCE region. Regrettably, in several cases, government leaders and public... Read More

July 26 Statement by Ambassador Kelly on the Recent Violence in Tajikistan

The United States is concerned by the recent violence and reported loss of life in the Gorno-Badakshan Autonomous Region of Tajikistan. We offer our deepest condolences to the people and... Read More

Secretary Clinton at the July 25 Second Annual Global Diaspora Forum

MR. BALDERSTON: Thank you, everyone. I always take it as a point of personal privilege to be able to say a few words about my boss of 12 years, Secretary... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Swearing-In of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee

I want to congratulate President Mukherjee on his swearing-in as the 13th President of India. President Mukherjee has been a strong partner to America and the American people, working throughout... Read More

Assistant Secretary Posner Press Briefing on the 17th U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue

Chinese Translation - 中文 MS. NULAND: Afternoon, everybody. Thank you for joining us. As you know, we have a special briefing today by Assistant Secretary of State Mike Posner to... Read More

Press Secretary on the Arrest of Activists in Cuba during the Paya Funeral

We condemn the arrest of nearly 50 pro-democracy activists by the Cuban government during funeral ceremonies for Oswaldo Paya this week. Some of those arrested were reportedly beaten at the... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Liberia National Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I would like to send best wishes to the people of Liberia as you celebrate your 165th anniversary... Read More

Secretary Clinton and Luxembourg Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn on Ethiopia, Egypt, and Syria

SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, it’s a pleasure to welcome the Vice Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Luxembourg here. I have the opportunity to work with him on a number of... Read More

Assistant Secretary Hammer at the July Spanish Twitter Briefing

MIKE HAMMER: Hello, good afternoon. This is Mike Hammer, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Public Affairs, and welcome once more to our conferences via Twitter in Spanish. I hope... Read More

Internet Thought Police, Offline Attacks: Threats to Media Freedom in the Digital Age

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to discuss both traditional and emerging threats to fundamental freedoms, both online and offline.  Mr. Chairman, I ask that these remarks be submitted... Read More

Secretary Sebelius at Opening of AIDS 2012 Conference

Fellow speakers, delegates, colleagues, and friends: on behalf of President Obama, I’m pleased to welcome the International AIDS Conference back to the United States. And I want to give a... Read More

President Obama on the Death of President John Evans Atta Mills of Ghana

It was with great regret that I learned of the passing of President John Evans Atta Mills of Ghana. I will always remember my trip to Ghana in 2009, and... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on the Death of Cuban Christian Democratic Movement Leader Oswaldo Paya

We learned with great sorrow of the untimely death of Cuban activist Oswaldo Payá, founding member of the Christian Liberation Movement in Cuba. He was a tireless champion for greater... Read More

Secretary Clinton at the July 2012 International AIDS Conference

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning, and – (applause) – now, what would an AIDS conference be without a little protesting? We understand that. (Applause.) Part of the reason we’ve come as... Read More

U.S. Envoy Kelly at OSCE on LGBT Rights in Russian Federation

As Delivered Thank you, Mr. Chairman. We note our continued concern about new laws in Russia that restrict the freedoms of expression and assembly for all Russians, but which are... Read More


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