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Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner on the Refugee Crisis in South Sudan

Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner

2012-06-06

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

Sheraton Hotel, Batumi, Georgia

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-06-06

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

Geneva, Switzerland

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Kelly Clements, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

2012-06-05

( 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

Radisson Blu Hotel, Batumi, Georgia

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-06-05

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

U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Kelly Clements, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

2012-06-05

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

Statement by Mark Toner, Deputy Spokesperson, U.S. Department of State

2012-06-05

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

Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner

2012-06-05

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

New York, New York

Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis, U.S. Ambassador and Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs

2012-06-05

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

Secretary Clinton Denmark's Constitution Day

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-06-04

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

Secretary Clinton and Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian

Presidential Palace, Yerevan, Armenia

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-06-04

FOREIGN MINISTER NALBANDIAN: Dear Madam Secretary of State, dear Hillary, it’s a great pleasure for me to welcome you again in Armenia. Your last visit to Yerevan coincided with July... Read More

Secretary Clinton at the Universal Rights Award Ceremony

U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Yerevan, Armenia

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-06-04

Thank you very much, Ambassador, and it is such a pleasure to be here in Yerevan at the U.S. Embassy. Let me acknowledge some of the partners that the Ambassador... Read More

Message on the Twenty-Third Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner

2012-06-03

On this the twenty-third anniversary of the violent suppression by Chinese authorities of the spring 1989 Tiananmen Square demonstrations, the United States joins the international community in remembering the tragic... Read More

U.S. Statement at the June 1 UN Human Rights Council Special Session on Syria and Remarks to the Press

UN Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland

Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe, U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council

2012-06-01

    Statement  at the Special Session on Syria (begin text) Madame President, The United States joins with many other nations gathered here today, to demand again an end to... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the June 1 Special Session on Syria

U.S. Department of State

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-06-01

Today, the Human Rights Council in Geneva took important action on the situation in Syria, voting on a resolution addressing the horrific massacre that took place in Houla less than... Read More

Department of Labor Secretary Solis on Forced Labor Statistics

Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis

2012-06-01

When Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation nearly 150 years ago, he underscored the commitment of the United States to the enduring cause of freedom. President Obama has called upon... Read More

Free The Press: Supporting Journalists Under Duress

2012-05-31

2014: Stemming the Tide of Media Repression 2013: The Shrinking Space for Media Worldwide Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Journalists are being silenced around the world. In too many... Read More

Secretary Clinton and Danish Foreign Minister Villy Sovndal

Eigtveds Pakhus, Copenhagen, Denmark

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-05-31

FOREIGN MINISTER SAUD: (In Arabic.) SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much, Your Highness. It’s wonderful to be back here in Riyadh. And I thank you for your warm hospitality, and... Read More

UPR 13th Session - Intervention for the Netherlands

U.S. Department of State

2012-05-31

The United States warmly welcomes Minister Liesbeth Spies and the Dutch delegation to the UPR Working Group. We commend the Netherlands for its longstanding commitment to the promotion of human... Read More

Statement by Paula Schriefer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, UN Women Executive Board

U.S. Mission to the United Nations, New York, New York

Paula Schriefer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs

2012-05-31

 AS PREPARED Thank you Mr. President. I would also like to thank Executive Director Bachelet for her briefing and to congratulate UN Women for establishing its new Global Civil Society... Read More

Ambassador Susan E. Rice, Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations on Sudan and South Sudan, Syria at a May 31 Security Council Stakeout

U.S. Mission to the United Nations, New York, New York

Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations

2012-05-31

 AS DELIVERED Ambassador Rice: Good afternoon. That was four and a half hours. Thank you for your patience. We had a lengthy and useful, quite comprehensive briefing on the situation... Read More



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