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Secretary Clinton on the Liberation of Libya

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-10-23

The United States joins the Libyan people as they celebrate liberation from more than four decades of Qadhafi’s brutal dictatorship. The Libyan revolution was the work of ordinary, brave Libyans... Read More

President Obama on the Declaration of Liberation in Libya

President Barack Obama

2011-10-23

On behalf of the American people, I congratulate the people of Libya on today’s historic declaration of liberation. After four decades of brutal dictatorship and eight months of deadly conflict,... Read More

President Obama on Elections in Tunisia

President Barack Obama

2011-10-23

Today, less than a year after they inspired the world, the Tunisian people took an important step forward. I congratulate the millions of Tunisians who voted in the first democratic... Read More

Secretary Clinton with Tajik Women, Youth, and Civil Society

Ismaili Center, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-10-22

Secretary Clinton meets with Tajik women in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on October 22, 2011 (State Department photo) SECRETARY CLINTON:  Thank you.  Please let me tell you how excited I am to... Read More

President Obama on the Death of Muammar Qaddafi

Rose Garden, White House, Washington, DC

President Barack Obama

2011-10-20

THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Today, the government of Libya announced the death of Muammar Qaddafi. This marks the end of a long and painful chapter for the people of... Read More

Charles Hornbostel on OSCE Field Presences

U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Economic and Environmental Dimension Implementation Meeting, Vienna, Austria

OSCE Policy Officer Charles Hornbostel

2011-10-18

(Remarks as delivered at the OSCE Economic and Environmental Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 4: Field Presences) Thank you, Mr. Coordinator. You and your team deserve to feel a sense of... Read More

Assistant Secretary Camuñez on Good Governance in the OSCE Region

U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Economic and Environmental Dimension Implementation Meeting, Vienna, Austria

Assistant Secretary Michael Camuñez

2011-10-18

(Remarks as prepared for delivery at the OSCE Economic and Environmental Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 3: Good Governance) The United States has viewed with keen interest the evolving discussions in recent years... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Joint Statement With Maltese Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi After Their Meeting

Prime Minister's Office, Valletta, Malta

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Maltese Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi

2011-10-18

PRIME MINISTER GONZI: Good morning. Thank you for joining us for this press statement. Once again, Excellency, Madam Secretary of State, it’s a pleasure to have you here and to... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks With Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril

World Islamic Call Society, Tripoli, Libya

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril

2011-10-18

SECRETARY CLINTON: (In progress) on the soil of a free Libya. And on behalf of the American people I congratulate all Libyans. It is a great privilege to see a... Read More

Secretary Clinton at a Town Hall Meeting With Youth and Civil Society

Tripoli University, Tripoli, Libya

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-10-18

SECRETARY CLINTON:I know that more than 30 years ago students from this university came to this very spot to engage in historic protests, and their voices were crushed by the... Read More

Deputy Spokesperson Toner on the Interim Report of the UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Iran

Iran’s brutal repression continues unabated despite repeated international condemnation and increasing isolation.

U.S. Department of State Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner

2011-10-18

We welcome the first interim report by the UN Special Rapporteur for human rights in Iran, Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, and take note of his assessment regarding the Iranian government’s “pattern... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks With Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril

Tripoli, Libya

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril

2011-10-18

PRIME MINISTER JIBRIL: (Via interpreter) In the name of God, most compassionate, most merciful, it is with great delight that we are honored to meet the U.S. Secretary of State,... Read More

Assistant Secretary Camuñez' Opening Remarks at the OSCE Economic and Environmenatl Dimension Implementation Meeting

U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Economic and Environmental Dimension Implementation Meeting, Vienna, Austria

Assistant Secretary Michael Camuñez

2011-10-17

(Remarks as prepared for delivery at the Opening Session of the OSCE Economic and Environmental Dimension Implementation Meeting) On behalf of the United States, I would like to thank the... Read More

Special Representative Mitchell's Briefing on Burma

Washington, D.C.

Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma Derek Mitchell

2011-10-17

MS. FULTON: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Department of State. Today we have a special guest with us, our special representative and policy coordinator for Burma,... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on Death of the Damas de Blanco Founder Laura Pollán

Mrs. Pollan will be remembered with gratitude by scores of former political prisoners who are now free thanks to her and the Damas.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2011-10-15

We are deeply saddened by the death of the founder of the Damas de Blanco, Laura Pollan. She was a courageous human rights defender who fought valiantly on behalf of... Read More

Statement by Press Secretary Carney on the Death of Laura Pollán

Pollán and the quiet dignity of the Ladies in White have courageously voiced the core desire of the Cuban people to live in liberty.

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-10-15

The President's thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and colleagues of Laura Pollán, the founder of Las Damas de Blanco, who passed away Friday in Havana. Pollán and... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Support to Regional Efforts to Counter the Lord’s Resistance Army

The United States’ comprehensive, multi-year strategy seeks to help mitigate and end the threat posed to civilians and regional stability by the LRA.

United States Department of State Office of the Spokesperson

2011-10-14

In May 2010, President Obama signed into law the LRA Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act, which reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to support regional partners’ efforts to end the atrocities... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on Countering The Lord's Resistance Army

The United States has sent a small number of U.S. military advisors to the region to assist the forces that are pursuing the LRA and seeking to bring top commanders to justice.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2011-10-14

The United States condemns the continued atrocities and abductions committed by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) across central Africa. We remain committed to supporting our regional partners’ efforts to mitigate... Read More

The Democratic Republic of the Congo and African Democracy Trends

The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC

Maria Otero, Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs

2011-10-14

Thank you. It’s a pleasure to be here this morning. I want to thank Tony, and Brookings, for inviting me, and for hosting this important discussion. I just returned from... Read More

Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Robbins on the Geneva Discussions on Georgia

United States Mission to the OSCE, Vienna, Austria

Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Gary Robbins, United States Mission to the OSCE

2011-10-13

Statement to the OSCE Permanent Council The United States continues to support the Geneva Discussions as an important forum for improving security and humanitarian conditions in Georgia. We urge all... Read More



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