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Secretary Clinton with Kosovan Prime Minister Hashim Thaci

SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, good afternoon, everyone. It’s a great pleasure for me to welcome Prime Minister Thaci back to Washington and here to the State Department. The prime minister has... Read More

Background Briefing on Burma

MODERATOR: Hi everyone. It’s . Thanks for joining us this afternoon. This afternoon’s call is on background. We have as well as and from here on out they’ll be known... Read More

Syria Accountability Clearinghouse

Recognizing that perpetrators of gross violations of human rights in Syria must be held to account, and that the Syrian people will lead the way, the United States will work... Read More

The Political and Security Situation in Mali

We remain deeply concerned about the ongoing political crisis in Mali. Mali’s territorial integrity is at stake and its political institutions will be further weakened if Captain Amadou Sanogo and... Read More

Ambassador Susan E. Rice in Response to a Question Submitted on Twitter

AMBASSADOR RICE: So the question that we received – Mark, would you read it again? MODERATOR: One more time, this is from @freeppl. Why are you not acting swiftly towards... Read More

Statement by NSC Spokesman Tommy Vietor on Sudan

Today, the President authorized the use of up to $26 million from the Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund to respond to the unexpected and urgent needs resulting from the... Read More

Senegal National Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Senegal as you celebrate the 52nd anniversary... Read More

U.S. Imposes Visa Restrictions on Malian Mutineers

The Department of State today imposed restrictions on travel to the United States on persons and the immediate family of persons who block Mali’s return to civilian rule and a... Read More

Statement by the White House Press Secretary on the Elections in Burma

We congratulate the people of Burma on their participation in the electoral process, and Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy on their strong showing in the... Read More

U.S. and International Partners Establish Syria Accountability Clearinghouse

Recognizing that perpetrators of gross violations of human rights in Syria must be held to account, and that the Syrian people will lead the way, the United States will work... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice at the Security Council Stakeout

Ambassador Rice: Good afternoon, everyone. Let me provide you with a read-out of the Council’s meeting this morning with Joint Special Envoy Kofi Annan. The Joint Special Envoy reviewed for... Read More

Presidential Proclamation on World Autism Awareness Day, 2012

Presidential Proclamation -- World Autism Awareness Day, 2012 WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY, 2012 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A... Read More

Humanitarian Situation in Sudan and South Sudan

MR. VENTRELL: Hi, everyone. Thanks for joining us today. Today's conference call is on the record. With us we have Catherine Wiesner, who is a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population,... Read More

April 2012: Secretary Clinton Answers Questions on Syria

Interview With Reena Ninan of ABC QUESTION: There has been talk within Syria about the growing reach of al-Qaida. President Obama has worked very hard to stamp that out with... Read More

U.S. Sends Aid, Urges End to Sudan–South Sudan Violence

President Obama expressed concern about growing tensions between Sudan and South Sudan when speaking April 2 to South Sudanese President Salva Kiir about the clashes in the border region between... Read More

Secretary Clinton Announces $12 Million More in Aid to Syrians

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the United States is increasing its humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people by more than $12 million, bringing its total aid in response... Read More

Secretary Clinton Press Availability on Syria

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon, everyone. Today, the international community sent a clear and unified message that we will increase pressure on the Assad regime in Syria and assistance to the... Read More

Secretary Clinton After Meeting with Syrian National Council

QUESTION: (Via translator) I have three questions and three comments to make. First of all, there is a feeling of despair, because people -- Syrian people feel that they are... Read More

Fact Sheet: Additional Humanitarian Relief for Syrians

The United States is pursuing every avenue to get humanitarian relief into Syria and is engaged in focused diplomatic efforts to secure full and unfettered access for humanitarian organizations to... Read More

Secretary Clinton and Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal Discuss Iran and Syria

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



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