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Secretary Clinton's Remarks at the OECD Session on Development and Gender

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-05-26

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning, and let me tell you what a pleasure it is for me to be with all of you today as we chart a new way forward... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks on Russia's Membership in the Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-05-26

Thank you very much. It is now time for us to turn to some of the business that will be conducted. And I’m delighted to represent the United States as... Read More

Ambassador Verveer's Remarks to the OECD Ministerial Session on Development and Gender

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer

2011-05-26

As we mark the OECD's 50th anniversary, we are rightly focused on addressing today's challenges to ensure a future based on smart economic policies, inclusive and sustainable growth and effective... Read More

Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron of the United Kingdom in Joint Press Conference in London, United Kingdom

President Barack Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron

2011-05-25

PRIME MINISTER CAMERON:  Thank you, and apologies for keeping you waiting.  It’s a pleasure to welcome President Obama here today.       We've just been having a barbecue in the gardens... Read More

Seven Companies Sanctioned Under the Amended Iran Sanctions Act

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

2011-05-24

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has decided to impose sanctions on seven companies under the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) of 1996, as amended by the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability,... Read More

Deputy Secretary Steinberg briefs the press on Iran sanctions

Deputy Secretary of State James B. Steinberg

2011-05-24

Click here for State.gov video of Deputy Secretary Steinberg's briefing. MS. FULTON: Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Department of State. Today we have Deputy Secretary of... Read More

Companies Reducing Energy-Related Business with Iran

Iranian human rights violations lead to tough U.S. sanctions.

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

2011-05-24

The U.S. Government engages foreign companies and governments, to explain our policy objectives regarding Iran and the relationship between those objectives and our laws – including the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions... Read More

The U.S. and the United Nations Human Rights Council: Principled Engagement

Remarks at the Heritage Foundation, Washington D.C.

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organization Affairs Suzanne Nossel

2011-05-24

Thanks so much for convening this discussion. It is valuable to have the chance to have dialogue with some of the most thoughtful interlocutors on this issue here in town... Read More

Executive Order Concerning Further Sanctions on Iran

White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-05-23

- - - - - - - AUTHORIZING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CERTAIN SANCTIONS SET FORTH IN THE IRAN SANCTIONS ACT OF 1996, AS AMENDED By the authority vested in me... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Remarks With British Foreign Secretary William Hague

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and British Foreign Secretary William Hague

2011-05-23

Click here for State.gov video of Secretary Clinton's remarks with Foreign Secretary Hague. FOREIGN SECRETARY HAGUE: (In progress.) -- this time in foreign affairs. No one works more tirelessly for... Read More

Ambassador Lyman: Briefing to the Press on Violence in Abyei

Special Envoy for Sudan Princeton Lyman

2011-05-23

MS. FULTON: Good afternoon, and welcome to the State Department. Today, it’s our great pleasure to have with us again Ambassador Princeton Lyman, our special ambassador to the –for Sudan... Read More

Message to the Congress Concerning Further Sanctions on Iran

White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-05-23

TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), I hereby report that I have issued an Executive... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Ongoing Situation in Yemen

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-05-22

The United States is deeply disappointed by President Saleh’s continued refusal to sign the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) initiative. He is turning his back on his commitments and disregarding the... Read More

Statement by the White House Press Secretary on Sudan

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-05-21

The United States condemns the offensive operations being undertaken by the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) in and around Abyei town and today’s Presidential decree dissolving the Abyei Administration.  While the... Read More

Changes to Visa Validity for Iranian Student Applicants in F, J, and M Visa Categories

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

2011-05-20

As of May 20, 2011, qualified Iranian applicants for visas in the F, J, and M categories for non-sensitive, non-technical fields of study and research and their dependents will be... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks on Changes to Iranian Student Visa Validity

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-05-20

Text also available in Persian (Farsi) A video message is available here: http://video.state.gov/en/video/952172201001 I am very pleased to announce a big step forward in the Obama Administration’s support of the... Read More

Charge d’Affaires Fuller: Statement on International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

United States Mission to the OSCE

United States Mission to the OSCE, Chargé d’Affaires to the Permanent Council, Carol Fuller

2011-05-19

May 17th marked the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. This day is set aside to promote respect for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex persons worldwide... Read More

FACT SHEET: Strengthening Iraq

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

2011-05-19

Since 2003, the United States has been an active partner to help Iraqis strengthen their democracy, build civil society, improve security, and re-integrate fully into the regional and global community... Read More

FACT SHEET: Jordan

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

2011-05-19

The United States and Jordan have a long standing partnership and Jordan has been a regional leader on political and economic reform. Recognizing Jordan’s important role in the Middle East,... Read More

FACT SHEET: U.S. Support for Democratic Reform in Bahrain

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

2011-05-19

The State Department has a long history of supporting reform efforts in Bahrain, through direct diplomatic engagement and projects of the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI).  During the past eight... Read More



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