The people of Ukraine held historic presidential elections on May 25, 2014. Today, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe issued a preliminary report, calling the elections "largely in... Read More
President Obama congratulates Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the new Indian government on their swearing-in today. As the President and Prime Minister agreed in their call after the... Read More
On this Memorial Day, we honor brave Americans who gave their lives for the notion that someone else's freedom is connected to our own. But this Memorial Day also marks... Read More
The United States is closely monitoring the situation in Malawi following the tripartite elections. We join the African Union and the international community in calling for calm as the Malawi... Read More
On behalf of all Americans, I congratulate the people of Ukraine for making their voices heard by voting in their presidential election today. Despite provocations and violence, millions of Ukrainians... Read More
Ukraine held presidential elections on Sunday, May 25, 2014. In a statement on the elections, President Barack Obama said:
"On behalf of all Americans, I congratulate the people of Ukraine... Read More
THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Bagram! (Applause.) Well, I know it's a little late, but I was in the neighborhood and thought I'd stop by. (Applause.) First of all, I want everybody... Read More
In response to the military coup in Thailand, we continue to review our military and other assistance and engagements, consistent with U.S. law.
In addition to our previously announced suspension... Read More
Below is the text of a joint statement by the European Union, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Libya is at a crossroads. On... Read More
The text of the following statement was released by the governments of Poland and the United States on the occasion of the 2014 Annual U.S.-Poland Democracy Dialogue.
Senior... Read More
In a March 18, 2014, speech, Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered his now oft-repeated claim that "nationalists, neo-Nazis, Russophobes and anti-Semites" led a coup in Ukraine that installed the current... Read More
I am disappointed by the decision of the Thai military to suspend the constitution and take control of the government after a long period of political turmoil, and there is... Read More
Thank you. Today is about accountability for crimes so extensive, so deadly, that they have few equals in modern history. Today is about accountability for Syria. But it is also... Read More
Today, the Security Council took an important step in support of the government of Nigeria’s efforts to defeat Boko Haram and hold its murderous leadership accountable for atrocities. By adding... Read More
The United States congratulates the people of Guinea-Bissau on the successful completion of peaceful and orderly presidential elections on May 18, and president-elect José Mário Vaz on his victory.
The... Read More
Totally humbled to be among you. I look out at the audience and you are the people who have worked to create so much progress. I’m truly, truly moved to... Read More
MODERATOR: So, a reminder this is an on-the-record briefing with Dr. Tomicah Tillemann, who is the Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Civil Society and Emerging Democracies. I see all... Read More
The U.S Government strongly condemns the multiple bomb blasts in the city of Jos yesterday, as well as the bombing in the Sabon-Gari neighborhood of the city of Kano on... Read More
In celebration of the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (#IDAHOT) on May 17, the U.S. Embassy hosted an LGBT awareness event organized by the local LGBT network Colors Rainbow... Read More
THE VICE PRESIDENT: Mr. President, we may be listening to a future president. I don't know. (Laughter.)
I want to thank you, Mr. Prime Minister. It was a pleasure having... Read More