When President Dwight D. Eisenhower first proclaimed Captive Nations Week amidst an escalating Cold War, he affirmed that "the citizens of the United States are linked by bonds of family... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, good evening, everyone. I’m sorry to keep you so late, but it’s been a very busy and active, productive day here in Jerusalem. I’m happy to be... Read More
Well, first let me say how pleased I am to have this opportunity to visit with some longtime acquaintances and people I’ve known and people that I’ve met recently, and... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you so much for being here for the Friends of the Lower Mekong meeting, and let me begin by thanking our host, the Government of Cambodia. Deputy... Read More
The United States remains deeply concerned about the trial, conviction, and sentencing of Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega, as well as seven political opposition figures, under the country's Anti-Terrorism Proclamation. The... Read More
Good morning. It’s a pleasure to be in Tripoli. And it’s a pleasure to meet again with the Prime Minister, and with other Libyan leaders at this extraordinary moment.
One... Read More
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced the Asia-Pacific Strategic Engagement Initiative (APSEI) on July 12 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. APSEI is a new integrated assistance framework that engages on... Read More
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of France as you celebrate Bastille Day this... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much, Minister Phavi, for that introduction and also for describing the results of what has been, by all reports, an excellent meeting. And I thank... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: (In progress.) The United States is proud of the work we are doing together in the LMI. It is a key component of our ongoing cooperation with ASEAN... Read More
I was deeply saddened and outraged to learn of reports of yet another massacre committed by the Syrian regime that has claimed the lives of over 200 men, women, and... Read More
Q: Is the U.S. Administration looking into establishing a safe zone in north Lebanon following Senator McCain’s call last week?
Burns: My understanding is that Senator McCain was not talking... Read More
Prior to her remarks on the importance of rights for women and workers at the Lower Mekong Initiative Women's Gender Equality and Empowerment Dialogue on Friday, July 13, Secretary of... Read More
The United States continues to be gravely concerned about serious violations by Belarus of its OSCE commitments on respect for human rights, fundamental freedoms and the rule of law.
While... Read More
Today, the President authorized the use of up to $10 million from the Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund to respond to the unexpected and urgent refugee and migration needs... Read More
We are aware of the European Union’s continuing concern regarding the use of the death penalty in some jurisdictions in the United States. As we have consistently noted, international law... Read More
Just last week, the United States took the floor to note with concern Russia’s proposed legislation requiring domestic non-governmental organizations (or NGOs) accepting foreign contributions and engaging in quote: “political... Read More
The United States warmly welcomes Ambassador Knut Vollebaek back to the Permanent Council and thanks him for his report. We look forward to the release of the guidelines to promote... Read More
U.S.-EU Statement on the Asia-Pacific Region
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and European Union (EU) High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton met in Phnom Penh... Read More
Thank you very much, Mr. Kim. And it’s a great pleasure to meet with my colleagues and friends, Foreign Minister Kim and Foreign Minister Gemba. I thank Foreign Minister Kim... Read More