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G8 Foreign Ministers Meeting Chair's Statement

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

2012-04-12

Following is the text of the G8 Foreign Ministers Meeting Chair's Statement: Begin text: G8 Foreign Ministers met in Washington, D.C., on April 11-12, 2012, to exchange views and coordinate... Read More

State Department Contributes an Additional $482.05 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

United States Mission Geneva, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-04-12

The United States is pleased to announce a second contribution of $482.05 million toward the 2012 operations of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The United States’ initial... Read More

Interim President of Mali Sworn-In

U.S. Department of State

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-04-12

The United States welcomes the April 12 inauguration of Diouncounda Traore as interim President of Mali to head a transition government tasked with organizing elections. We commend the leadership of... Read More

Deputy Attorney General Cole at the Yale Law School Human Trafficking Symposium

Yale Law School Human Trafficking Symposium, New Haven, Connecticut

Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole

2012-04-12

Thank you, David , for that introduction. Thank you Yale Law School, the Trade of Innocents team, the United States Attorney’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for organizing... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland On the Increased Military Attacks Between Sudan and South Sudan

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-04-11

The United States is deeply disturbed by the escalating hostilities between Sudan and South Sudan and condemns offensive military action by either side. We condemn South Sudan’s military involvement in... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Rice at the Security Council Stakeout on Sudan and South Sudan, Burma, Syria

New York, New York

Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations

2012-04-11

Ambassador Rice: I will, in my capacity of President of the Council, give you a readout of the two sessions we had this morning. The first related to Sudan and... Read More

On the Situation in Bahrain

White House, Office of the Press Secretary

2012-04-11

The United States continues to be deeply concerned about the situation in Bahrain, and we urge all parties to reject violence in all its forms. We condemn the violence directed... Read More

On the Death of Labor Activist Aminul Islam

U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Dan Mozena

2012-04-11

We are profoundly saddened by the death of Aminul Islam, a dedicated labor activist working for the Bangladesh Center for Workers Solidarity (BCWS) and the Bangladesh Garment and Industrial Workers... Read More

Ceremony Marking the Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide

New York, New York

Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations

2012-04-11

Ambassador Gasana, Mr. President of the General Assembly, Madame Deputy Secretary-General, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, The United Nations was established in the shadow of a genocide. It suffered an enormous... Read More

Ambassador Rice on Iraq and Syria at the United Nations Security Council

Remarks to the Press

Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations

2012-04-10

Ambassador Rice: Good afternoon. I will first read out the discussion we had this morning in consultations on Iraq and then turn to the topic of Syria. The Security Council... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland Statement on the New President of Malawi

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-04-09

The United States congratulates Joyce Banda on becoming the new President of Malawi and looks forward to continued partnership with the government and people of Malawi. Secretary Clinton spoke with... Read More

The United States and Brazil: Cooperation for Social Inclusion

Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs

2012-04-09

President Obama and President Rousseff share a commitment to combat discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) status, to advance gender equality, to... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks at "The Lady" Film Screening

Motion Picture Association of America, Washington, DC

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-04-09

Well, thank you all very much. And you are in for such a treat. This is a terrific movie, one that I had the great privilege of watching on my... Read More

Seceretary Clinton says Brazil, U.S. Can Boost Living Standards and Democracy

United States Mission Geneva

2012-04-09

Closer cooperation between Brazil and the United States, in the private sector as well as other areas, can boost living standards in both countries and promote shared democratic values, Secretary... Read More

Assistant Secretary Carson on Nigeria One Year After Elections

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC

Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs Johnnie Carson

2012-04-09

As Prepared A year ago today, Nigerians began casting ballots in the first of what would be four days of voting for legislators, governors, and a president. Tensions were high.... Read More

Secretary Clinton on International Roma Day

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-04-08

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I want to send best wishes to all Roma as they mark International Roma Day. Today we celebrate... Read More

Statement by NSC Spokesman Tommy Vietor on Malawi

NSC Spokesman Tommy Vietor

2012-04-07

The United States extends its condolences to the people of Malawi and the family of President Bingu wa Mutharika following his recent passing, and we welcome today’s announcement that Vice... Read More

Acting Spokesperson Mark Toner Political Transition in Yemen

Acting Spokesperson Mark Toner

2012-04-07

The United States welcomes President Abdo Rabo Mansour Hadi's announcement of civilian and military personnel transfers as part of the ongoing political transition in Yemen. The changes signify the National... Read More

Iran: Behind the Electronic Curtain

2012-04-06

In his March 20 Nowruz message to the Iranian people, President Obama said “the United States will continue to draw attention to the electronic curtain that is cutting the Iranian... Read More

18th Commemoration of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide

Mark Toner, Acting Spokesperson, U.S. Department of State

2012-04-06

The United States joins countries on April 7 throughout the world as we collectively remember the approximately 800,000 Rwandan men, women and children who, over the course of 100 days,... Read More



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