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We welcome to the Permanent Council today the chairs of the three committees. Gentlemen, you have offered us useful, optimistic reports of the work that we... Read More
The United States thanks the Independent Expert on Human Rights Doudou Diene for his work in Cote d’Ivoire. We also would like to acknowledge and thank President Ouattara... Read More
The United States believes the Universal Periodic Review has the potential to effect real change in countries throughout the world. Therefore, when it came time for our national... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning, everyone. I am very pleased to welcome back to the State Department Foreign Minister Rassoul. He and I have worked closely together for several years. We... Read More
For the latest statements from US officials on Syria, and a note from Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford, see Situation in Syria.
New Images Posted June 28, 2012
Map: Numbers... Read More
On Nowruz, President Obama Speaks to the Iranian People
In a video message earlier today, President Obama sent his best wishes to all who are celebrating Nowruz.
Nowruz is a... Read More
The Vienna Declaration and Program of Action states, “Democracy is based on the freely expressed will of the people to determine their own political, economic, social and cultural systems and... Read More
A link to the video can be found here in English, Persian, and Arabic.
Today, Michelle and I extend our best wishes to all those who are celebrating Nowruz around... Read More
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today issued guidance and licensing information to further support the free flow of information to citizens... Read More
I want to thank all the Lebanese-American groups for organizing this event, and I appreciate seeing so many distinguished colleagues, guests, and friends – especially our elected representatives. It is... Read More
The United States applauds the 2011 Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS: Intensifying Global Efforts to Eliminate HIV/AIDS, which builds on previous momentum and provides a framework for moving us toward greater... Read More
The United States strongly supports the elimination of racial discrimination at home and abroad. U.S. history reflects lapses, challenges, struggles, and, encouragingly, ongoing progress. We continue to examine... Read More
I am pleased to announce that an initial group of eleven countries has significantly reduced their volume of crude oil purchases from Iran -- Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany,... Read More
Excerpt from White House Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney, 3/19/12:
Q. Thank you. On Syria, what is the next move for the U.S. there? The President has frequently... Read More
Excerpt from Testimony of Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, House Subcommittee on Appropriations for State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, March 20, 2012
In... Read More
Excerpts from the testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. See full testimony here.
SUPPORTING STRATEGIC PRIORITIES AND STRENGTHENING NATIONAL SECURITY
We will continue to support the growth of... Read More
Thank you, Madame President.
The goal of the United States remains a comprehensive and lasting peace in the Middle East. Ending the underlying conflict is vital to addressing the human... Read More
The detention of members of the Damas de Blanco this weekend in Havana in the lead up to Pope Benedict's visit underscores the disdain of Cuban authorities for the universal... Read More
I am delighted to send best wishes to all those celebrating the festival of Nowruz. For over 3,000 years, Nowruz has been a time of hope for millions of people... Read More
Question: Has the Embassy had discussions on this issue with the Government of Iraq?
Answer: Ambassador Jeffrey discussed the issue of over-flights with senior most Iraqi officials over the weekend.... Read More