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Secretary Clinton at a Flag-Raising Ceremony at the U.S. Consulate in Alexandria

Alexandria, Egypt

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-07-16

Thank you very much. And let me begin by expressing appreciation for your patience. We had excellent meetings in Cairo today, but they all ran long. There was a lot... Read More

United States Continues To Call For Justice in the Murders of Estimirova and Klebnikov

Office of the Spokesperson, U.S. Department of State

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-07-16

Today, the United States remembers human rights defender and journalist Natalya Estemirova and Forbes journalist and editor, Paul Klebnikov.  On July 15, 2009, Ms. Estemirova was abducted and killed in... Read More

Presidential Proclamation -- Captive Nations Week, 2012

President Barack Obama

2012-07-16

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 on Israel, Egypt, and Syria During her July Trip to Jerusalem

David Citadel Hotel, Jerusalem, Israel

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-07-16

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

Secretary Clinton with Egyptian Women Leaders during her July Visit

Cairo, Egypt

2012-07-15

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 at the Second Friends of the Lower Mekong Ministerial on July 14

Raffles Hotel le Royal, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-07-14

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

Spokesperson Nuland on the Ethiopian Court’s Sentencing of Eskinder Nega in a Anti-Terrorism Trial on July 14

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-07-14

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

Deputy Secretary Burns After a July 14 Meeting With Libyan Prime Minister Elkeib

Tripoli, Libya

Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns

2012-07-14

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

Fact Sheet: Asia-Pacific Strategic Engagement Initiative

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-07-13

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

Secretary Clinton on the Occasion of France's National Day

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-07-13

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 on Labor Issues at the Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Policy Dialogue

Sofitel Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-07-13

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's at the Fifth Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial on July 13

Peace Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-07-13

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

Secretary Clinton on the Assad Regime Massacre in Traymseh on July 13

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-07-13

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

Deputy Secretary Burns' July 13 Question & Answer Session in Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut, Lebanon

Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns

2012-07-13

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

Women Workers Labor Roundtable in Cambodia

U.S. Department of State

Special Representative for International Labor Rights Barbara Shailor

2012-07-13

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

Ambassador Kelly's July 12 Statement on the Human Rights Situation in Belarus

Vienna, Austria

Ambassador Ian Kelly, U.S. Representative to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

2012-07-12

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

White House National Security Council Spokesperson Vietor's July 11 Statement on Mali

National Security Council Spokesperson Tommy Vietor

2012-07-12

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

Ambassador Kelly's July 12 Response to the EU statement on the Death Penalty in the United States

Vienna, Austria

Ambassador Ian Kelly, U.S. Representative to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

2012-07-12

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

Ambassador Kelly's July 12 Statement on Russian Legislation on NGOs

Vienna, Austria

Ambassador Ian Kelly, U.S. Representative to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

2012-07-12

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

Ambassador Kelly's July 12 Response to the Address by Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) High Commissioner for National Minorities

Vienna, Austria

Ambassador Ian Kelly, U.S. Representative to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

2012-07-12

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



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