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2011 Hours Against Hate Campaign Q&A at the Foreign Press Center

MODERATOR: Welcome to the Washington Foreign Press Center. Thank you so much for joining us today. We’re very pleased to have with us today Hannah Rosenthal, who is the special... Read More

مایکل پُزنر پیرامون وضعیت حقوق بشر درایران

Click here for full length, English language video of U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Affairs testimony. Click here for an English... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview With Anthony Yuen of Phoenix TV

QUESTION: Madam, the annual dialogue is over, so what can you tell us what we accomplished this time? SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, Mr. Yuen, let me start by expressing deep appreciation... Read More

Remarks at the Conclusion of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue With China

  MR. TONER: First question goes to Matt Pennington of the Associated Press. QUESTION: Secretary Clinton, do you think the events of the recent months in the Middle East should... Read More

Joint Closing Remarks for the Strategic and Economic Dialogue

Click here for State.gov video of the closing remarks. SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon. I want to begin by thanking our Chinese colleagues, led by Vice Premier Wang and State Councilor... Read More

Readout of the President's Meeting with the Co-Chairs of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue

The President and the U.S. delegation met today in the Oval Office with China’s Special Representatives to the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Vice Premier Wang Qishan and State Councilor... Read More

Under Secretary Otero: Transforming Public Security in the Americas

Thank you, and good morning. It’s a pleasure to be with you. I want to thank George Washington University and its partners for organizing and hosting this important conference. As... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo, U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, At an Open Security Council Debate on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

Thank you, Mr. President. I’d also like to thank Under-Secretary General Amos, Under-Secretary General Le Roy, and Assistant Secretary General Simonovic, for their valuable remarks today. Mr. President, let me... Read More

Sudan Troika Joint Statement on Abyei, Southern Kordofan Elections, and Doha Peace Talks

 Following is the text of a joint statement by the Sudan Troika (United States, United Kingdom, and Norway) on recent developments in Sudan, following the visit by Troika Development Ministers... Read More

Ambassador Rapp: Where Can the Victims of Atrocities Find Justice?

Thank you very much Lizza, and thank you, Irma Cecilio, for making this session possible. It is a great honor for me to be here with the graduates of Ateneo... Read More

Remarks Delivered at the Opening Session of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue

Sidney R. Yates Auditorium Department of the Interior Washington, D.C.   SECRETARY CLINTON:  Good morning.  We are delighted to welcome you here to the Department of the Interior, a department... Read More

OSCE Moscow Mechanism rapporteur begins fact-finding mission regarding the post-election human rights situation in Belarus

OSCE Moscow Mechanism rapporteur begins fact-finding mission regarding the post-election human rights situation in Belarus VIENNA, May 9, 2011 – Emmanuel Decaux, Professor of International Law at the University of... Read More

Vice President Biden's Remarks to the Opening Session of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue

Click the picture for WhiteHouse.gov video. THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Good morning.  Thank you.  Thank you, all.  It’s an honor to welcome back to Washington for the third meeting of the... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Violence in Syria

I am deeply troubled that the Syrian Government chooses to continue to use force and intimidation against the Syrian people. The United States condemns in the strongest terms the Syrian... Read More

'Clean stoves' would save lives, cut pollution

  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Julia Roberts, Global Ambassador for the Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, co-authored this op-ed published by USA Today on May 6, 2011. The... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview With Lucia Annunziata of "In Mezz'Ora"

QUESTION: Welcome, Madam Secretary. Welcome to Rome. SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much. I’m delighted to be here. QUESTION: This is your first trip as Secretary of State. SECRETARY CLINTON:... Read More

Statement by the Press Secretary on Violence in Syria

We strongly condemn and deplore the Syrian government’s use of violence and mass arrests in response to ongoing demonstrations.   We again salute the courage of Syrian protestors for insisting on... Read More

Briefing on the Upcoming U.S.-China S&ED

MS. FULTON: Good afternoon. Welcome to the Department of State. Very pleased to have with us this afternoon Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt Campbell,... Read More

Shifting Sands: Political Transitions in the Middle East

Click here for the State.gov video of Assistant Secretary Posner's testimony. Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Ackerman, distinguished Members of the Committee: Thank you for inviting us to testify before this... Read More

Statement by the President on Nigeria's Elections

This morning, I called President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria to congratulate him on his election victory and to commend the people of Nigeria for their resolve and patience during last... Read More


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