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Secretary Clinton and Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu After Their Meeting

MODERATOR: (In Turkish.) We will now begin the award ceremony. United States ambassador to Turkey Francis Ricciardone will officiate. AMBASSADOR RICCIARDONE: Thank you very much. Our country owes a great... Read More

White House Press Secretary on Syria

The United States strongly condemns the outrageous targeted killings of civilians including women and children in Al-Qubeir in Hama province as reported by multiple credible sources. This, coupled with the... Read More

UPR 13th Session - Intervention for South Africa

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 13th Session page. The United States warmly welcomes Deputy Justice Minister Andres Nel of South Africa... Read More

Ambassador DiCarlo on Syria- Remarks at the General Assembly Session

Mr. President, the United States is horrified by the Assad regime's persistence in its bloody campaign against the Syrian people. As if these acts themselves were not reprehensible enough, the... Read More

Ambassador DeLaurentis on the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

Thank you, Mr. President. Tribunal Presidents Meron and Joensen, Prosecutors Brammertz and Jallow, thank you very much for your briefings today and your continued service. Congratulations, President Joensen, on your... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Humanitarian Aid Reaching Syria and Neighboring Countries

The United States is pursuing every avenue to provide humanitarian relief to those affected by the violence in Syria and is engaged in focused diplomatic efforts to secure full and... Read More

Friends of the Syrian People Sanctions Working Group

Recent events, including the killings at Houla, have exposed the Asad regime’s determination to continue waging war on the Syrian people. The international community cannot sit idly by, and we... Read More

Secretary Clinton with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov

FOREIGN MINISTER MAMMADYAROV: Welcome for those who are from the foreign press to Azerbaijan. I am really happy to greet Secretary of State Madam Hillary Clinton to Azerbaijan precisely on... Read More

Assistant Secretary Richard's Recent Trip to Geneva, Iraq, and Jordan

Dear colleagues and friends, I write to share with you a description of my first trip as Assistant Secretary. First stop was Geneva to participate in an international conference on... Read More

Ambassador Mozena at the Bangladesh Garment Manufactures Export

(Begin text) Mr. Md. Shafiul Islam, President, BGMEA Mr. Ghulam Hussain, Secretary, Ministry of Commerce Respected Former Presidents and Vice Presidents of BGMEA Members of the BGMEA Board of Directors ... Read More

Deputy Spokesperson Toner on the Situation in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

The United States is concerned by the continued mutiny of officers and soldiers formerly integrated into the armed forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and now operating... Read More

Remarks by Assistant Secretary Posner to the Kimberley Process Intersessional Natural Resources Governance

Thanks very much, I’m delighted to have the opportunity to speak to you today. We are very pleased to be hosting and chairing these meetings. I want to thank Ambassador... Read More

Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner on the Refugee Crisis in South Sudan

The United States is concerned about the dire situation faced by the growing Sudanese refugee population in South Sudan. We remain deeply committed to meeting the humanitarian needs of the... Read More

INTERVIEW: Secretary Clinton With Eka Kvesitadze of Georgian Public Broadcaster

QUESTION: Madam Secretary, thank you very much for your time. And your statement in Chicago that this was a last non-enlargement summit brings some optimism to Georgia. And what should... Read More

Deputy Assistant Secretary Clements on Syria Humanitarian Forum

( As Delivered) As this Humanitarian Forum is convened today, we acknowledge the exceptional work and sacrifice of humanitarian organizations and individuals in Syria and surrounding countries. This forum has... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks in Georgia at the Omnibus Session of the Strategic Partnership Commission

Well, thank you very much, and it is a great pleasure being here on the 20th year anniversary of our diplomatic relations. And I appreciate greatly Georgia hosting this third... Read More

U.S. Makes Additional Contribution to Humanitarian Relief to Syrians

United States is providing an additional $12.8 million to bolster the Syrian humanitarian response, bringing the total amount of U.S. assistance in 2012 to just over $52 million. Deputy Assistant... Read More

Serbian President Nikolic's Denial of Srebrenica Genocide

The United States deplores the statement made by newly elected Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic denying genocide in Srebrenica. Genocide in Srebrenica is not a subjective determination—it is a defined criminal... Read More

Marshall Plan’s 65th Anniversary

Sixty-five years ago today, Secretary of State George C. Marshall outlined the details of a plan to assist Europe in its recovery from the ravages of the Second World War... Read More

Ambassador DeLaurentis at the International Criminal Court

Thank you, Mr. President. Let me start by thanking the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Mr. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, for his informative briefing today on the situation in Darfur, as... Read More


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