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Statement by Deputy Spokesperson Toner on the Sri Lanka Defense Symposium

Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner

2011-06-03

Remarks earlier this week by the U.S. Embassy’s Defense Attaché at a conference in Colombo reflected his personal opinions.  They do not reflect the policy of the United States Government. ... Read More

UN Security Council Presidential Statement on Sudan

United Nations Security Council, Statement by the President of the Security Council

2011-06-03

The Security Council expresses grave concern about the ongoing violence and rapidly deteriorating situation in Abyei since the Council addressed the issue in its May 22 Press Statement, in which... Read More

Statement by the Press Secretary on Violence in Yemen

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-06-03

The United States condemns in the strongest terms the senseless acts of violence today in Yemen, including the attack against the Presidential Palace compound in Sana’a as well as other... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks With Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg After Their Meeting

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg

2011-06-03

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning, everyone, and it’s a particular pleasure for me to welcome the foreign minister back to Washington. I’ve had the opportunity of working with Minister Schwarzenberg in... Read More

Charge d’Affaires Fuller's Statement on Arrest of Ratko Mladic

United States Mission to the OSCE

Charge d’Affaires Carol Fuller

2011-06-02

The United States also welcomes the arrest of Ratko Mladic by Serbian security services a week ago today. We commend President Tadic, the Government of Serbia, its security services, and... Read More

Response to Ambassador Alexandre Keltchewsky, Head of OSCE Center in Astana

United States Mission to the OSCE

Charge d’Affaires Carol Fuller

2011-06-02

The United States extends a warm welcome to Ambassador Keltchewsky; Ambassador, thank you for your thorough report. The last year has been momentous for the Center and for Kazakhstan. You... Read More

Charge d’Affaires Fuller's Statement on the Continuing Situation in Belarus

United States Mission to the OSCE

Charge d’Affaires Carol Fuller

2011-06-02

I would like to call the attention of participating States to the statement made by President Obama on May 27 condemning the conviction and sentencing of opposition presidential candidates Uladzimir... Read More

Chargé d’Affaires Fuller's Statement on Recent Protests in Georgia

United States Mission to the OSCE

Chargé d’Affaires Carol Fuller

2011-06-02

The United States deeply regrets the loss of life and the injuries to others on May 26, after demonstrators in Tbilisi chose not to end or relocate their protest after... Read More

Charge d’Affaires Fuller's Statement on Concern about Freedom of Assembly in Russia

United States Mission to the OSCE

Charge d’Affaires Carol Fuller

2011-06-02

We note with continued concern that in Moscow on Saturday, May 28, a peaceful demonstration of Russians advocating for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, joined by... Read More

Implementation of the North Korean Human Rights Act

Statement Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert R. King

2011-06-02

Chairman Ros-Lehtinen, Representative Berman, and Members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me to testify today on the implementation of the North Korean Human Rights Act. The United States... Read More

Deputy Assistant Secretary Yun's testimony on the Block Burmese JADE Act and Recent Policy Developments

Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Joe Yun

2011-06-02

Chairman Ros-Lehtinen, Mr. Berman, and Members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me to testify today. I am pleased to have the opportunity to discuss the central aspects of... Read More

Deputy Assistant Secretary Baer on the Status of the Tibetan Policy Act

Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Daniel B. Baer

2011-06-02

Thank you, Madam Chairwoman and members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, for inviting me today. It’s my pleasure to be able to testify today on religious freedom, democracy and... Read More

The Swearing-In of Suzan Johnson Cook, Ambassador-at-Large for Int'l Religious Freedom

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Dr. Suzan D. Johnson Cook

2011-06-02

      SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, this day has been a long time coming – (applause) – which makes it only sweeter for all of us who are gathered here.... Read More

A New Public-Private Partnership With the MAC AIDS Fund to Combat Gender-Based Violence in South Africa

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with Group President Estée Lauder Companies/Chairman MAC AIDS Fund John Demsey, and Global Executive Director MAC AIDS Fund, Senior Vice President MAC Cosmetics Nancy Mahon

2011-06-02

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon, everyone. Please come back here, come right in to the Treaty Room, all our friends from MAC and our friends from the building and our... Read More

Assistant Secretary Valenzuela's Remarks on the Decision To Readmit Honduras Into the Organization of American States

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela

2011-06-02

MR. TONER: Good afternoon. Actually, we have a special guest with us to lead off the briefing. Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela has come down to talk... Read More

The Killing of Iranian Activist Haleh Sahabi at Her Father's Funeral

Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner

2011-06-02

We condemn the killing of Iranian activist Haleh Sahabi in the strongest possible terms. Eyewitness and reliable accounts of Haleh Sahabi's death yesterday at her father's funeral in Iran are... Read More

Secretary Clinton Receives the 2011 George C. Marshall Foundation Award

National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-06-02

SECRETARY CLINTON:  Thank you all very much.  I have a little bit of a Mark Twain kind of feeling that I’ve been attending my own funeral.  (Laughter.)  I am quite... Read More

FACT SHEET: U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum (AGOA Forum) 2011

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

2011-06-01

The 2011 U.S.-sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum (“AGOA Forum”) will take place on June 9-10, 2011, in Lusaka, Zambia. The theme is “Enhanced Trade through Increased Competitiveness, Value... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks With Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota After Their Meeting

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota

2011-06-01

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning, everyone. It is indeed a pleasure for me to welcome back my colleague, the Foreign Minister of Brazil, and someone quite familiar to those of us... Read More

Under Secretary Otero's Panel Remarks at USIP's Conference on Preventing Violent Conflict

Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero

2011-06-01

Thank you.  It is indeed a pleasure to be here, in this beautiful building which I had the honor of seeing first as a blueprint while I was on the... Read More



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