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Assistant Secretary Gordon on U.S. Policy in the Balkans

As prepared Thank you very much. It really is an honor and a pleasure for me to be back in Sarajevo, particularly with so many good friends and colleagues in... Read More

Closure of Human Rights Watch in Uzbekistan

The United States is concerned by the Uzbek Supreme Court’s decision to close the Human Rights Watch Office in Tashkent.  International NGOs such as Human Rights Watch have an important... Read More

Message from the President on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Belarus

Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)) provides for the automatic termination of a national emergency unless, prior to the anniversary date of its declaration, the President... Read More

Notice from the President on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Belarus


Ambassador Johnson Cook's Remarks at the OHCHR Panel on 'Combating Intolerance and Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief"

As Prepared Good afternoon. First, let me express my sincere appreciation to the Office of the High Commissioner in arranging for this panel and for the privilege of addressing you... Read More

Assistant Secretary Gordon's Interview With Balkan News Agencies

ASSISTANT SECRETARY GORDON: Welcome. Maybe I’ll just say a couple of very brief things at the beginning and then I’ll look forward to your questions. I’m very pleased to be... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview with Babbie Kabae of 102.6 Choice FM (Clouds Radio)

QUESTION:  I have been a great admirer of you from a long, long time ago, and it’s good to finally meet you in person.  SECRETARY CLINTON:  Thank you so much. ... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview with Baruani Muhuza of Radio Free Africa

QUESTION:  (Inaudible) Madam Clinton, I’d like to take this opportunity, special opportunity, to welcome you and your delegation in Tanzania and yourself in our radio station, Radio Free Africa.  We... Read More

Remarks by Secretary Clinton at the African Union

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon. It is a great honor to join you here in Addis Ababa and to address the African Union. I want to thank Chairperson Ping, members of... Read More

Deputy Secretary Steinberg's Remarks to the Center for Strategic and International Studies Colombia Conference

DEPUTY SECRETARY STEINBERG: Well, thanks, Mack, for that exceedingly generous introduction. I’m touched, and it means a lot coming from you because of all that you’ve done for your country... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks With Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete

MODERATOR: Thank you. Can you please sit down? Mr. President, Madam Secretary of State, Honorable Bernard Membe, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, ambassadors, (inaudible), distinguished members of the... Read More

Assistant Secretary Gordon's Interview With Vildana Selimbegovic of Oslobodjenje

QUESTION: I would start from Ratko Mladic. He’s the most wanted Hague fugitive, is finally in Hague. What does it mean in your opinion for the process of reconciliation in... Read More

Assistant Secretary Gordon's Interview With Zeljka Domazet of Glas Srpske

QUESTION: It’s about the political situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. What is it like in your opinion, and whether it’s time for Bosnia and Herzegovina to see more engagement of... Read More

Secretary Clinton and Dr. Mwajuma Mbaga at the Buguruni Health Center

DR. MBAGA: Good afternoon all. Thank you everybody for coming at our health center. I’m very much happy to welcome Secretary Madam Hillary Clinton and the USAID delegate to our... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview with Arnold Tutu of Radio Phoenix

QUESTION: Welcome to Zambia. SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you. I’m delighted to be here. It’s my – I’ve been to Victoria Falls, but it’s my fist trip to Lusaka, so I’m... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview with Mumbi Kalimba of Radio QFM

QUESTION: Welcome to Zambia. SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much. I’m delighted to be here in the country and to have this opportunity to talk to you. QUESTION: How do... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Appearance on Africa 360

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton discusses U.S. foreign policy priorities with Africa 360's Chris Maroleng, Zambian journalists Pennifer Sikainda and Frank Mutubila, and their listening audience young voters in... Read More

Statement by the Press Secretary on Syria

The Syrian government’s offensive in northern Syria has created a humanitarian crisis. The United States calls upon the Syrian government to stop this violence, and to give the International Committee... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks with Zambian President Rupiah Banda

PRESIDENT BANDA: Thank you. Thank you very much. I would like to take this opportunity, once again, to welcome you to Zambia and your delegation and to tell you how... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Closing Remarks at African Growth and Opportunity Forum

SECRETARY CLINTON: If I didn’t know any better, Minister Mutati, I’d say that you have a future in preaching. (Laughter.) My goodness, I thought he was going to take up... Read More


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