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Secretary Clinton on Macedonia's National Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Macedonia as you celebrate your Independence Day... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Rice at the United Nations Security Council Stakeout

AS DELIVERED Ambassador Rice: Good afternoon everyone. We just, as you know, heard an update from Special Envoy Haile Menkerios on the implementation of Resolution 2046 regarding Sudan and South Sudan.... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Burk at the UN on the Observance of the International Day Against Nuclear Tests

AS DELIVERED Good Morning. To begin, I would like to thank our organizers, Ambassador Al-Nasser and the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan, for bringing us together on this day to address a... Read More

Statement by the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance Director Bartolini at the Syria Humanitarian Forum

Thank you to the United Nations, the European Union, and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation for hosting this event.  Since we began these meetings, the humanitarian situation has continued to... Read More

The State Department on the Delisting of Communist Party of Nepal

Delisting of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) The Department of State has revoked the designation of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) (CPN(M)) and its aliases as a Specially... Read More

Secretary Clinton at Launch of U.S.-Brunei English Language Project

Inaugural Launch of the U.S.-Brunei English Language Enrichment Project for ASEAN Good morning. Selamat Hari Raya. (Laughter.) I love this custom you have to provide gracious hospitality. Some people have... Read More

Deputy Secretary Burns on U.S.-Russian Trade Relations

The Economic and Strategic Case for Extending PNTR to Russia Thank you. It’s an honor to be here with Under Secretary Sanchez at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. It’s an... Read More

Fact Sheet on U.S.–Russia Visa Agreement

Historic Visa Agreement between the United States and the Russian Federation Enters Into Force September 9 An historic U.S. - Russia visa agreement will enter into force on September 9,... Read More

Remarks by Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary McCarthy on Infrastructure's Role in Arab Spring

Economic Rebalance: The Role of Infrastructure in the Success of the Arab Spring Before I begin, I would like to thank Dr. John Duke Anthony and the National Council on... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Report to Congress on the Haqqani Network

Today, I have sent a report to Congress saying that the Haqqani Network meets the statutory criteria of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) for designation as a Foreign Terrorist... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Andorra's National Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Andorra as you celebrate Our Lady of... Read More

Statement by Acting Deputy Spokesperson Ventrell on Upcoming Presidential Election in Somalia

September 10 will be a historic day for Somalia as its Parliament chooses a new President. This is a time for Parliament to act with courage, determination, and integrity in... Read More

Statement by Assistant Secretary of State Michael H. Posner on his visit to Uganda

I am very pleased to be back in Uganda.  I first came to know this country in 1974 when I wrote a report on human rights violations under Idi Amin. ... Read More

In Niger, Hope for Ending Hunger

David J. Lane serves as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies in Rome. I have just returned from a thought-provoking visit to Niger, one of the largest countries in the... Read More

Travel Diary: Secretary Clinton in China

In Beijing September 4-5, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met with senior Chinese leaders. During remarks with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, Secretary Clinton said: "...I am pleased to... Read More

State Department Welcomes 2012 TechWomen to San Francisco

Lee Satterfield serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Professional and Cultural Exchanges in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Yesterday, the 2012 class of TechWomen arrived in San Francisco to participate... Read More

Statement by Acting Deputy Spokesperson Ventrell on New Coalition Government in Kyrgyz Republic

The United States congratulates the Kyrgyz Republic on the formation of a new coalition government and the selection of Jantoro Satybaldiyev as the new Prime Minister. The formation of the... Read More

Remarks by Secretary Clinton and Timor Leste's Prime Minister Gusmao

PRIME MINISTER GUSMAO: Ladies and gentlemen, today it has been a great pleasure to meet with United States Secretary of State, the lovely Hillary Clinton. (Inaudible) warmly welcomed me and... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Cousens at the United Nations General Assembly Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Let me first thank the President of the General Assembly and the Secretary-General for organizing this interactive dialogue. Let me also warmly welcome you,... Read More

ABCs: Building Blocks for Better Relations

Robert O. Blake serves as Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs. Strategically located at the heart of Central Asia (it alone borders every other country in the... Read More


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