PRIME MINISTER PONTA: (As interpreted) Good day.
We are very glad and honored to have the visit of Mr. Vice President Joe Biden here in Bucharest and at the headquarters... Read More
On Sunday, Ukrainians will go to the polls to vote for a new president. But that simple statement does not reckon with the significance of this election. The May 25... Read More
Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel, and Members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me to discuss Nigeria’s struggle against Boko Haram, one of the most lethal terrorist groups in... Read More
I offer my congratulations to the Bharatiya Janata Party on their resounding victory in India’s historic national election, and to Narendra Modi on his election as Prime Minister of India. ... Read More
Today the State Department, in concert with the Treasury Department, submitted to Congress a list of persons who have been sanctioned under the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act.... Read More
Specially Designated Nationals List
The following individuals have been added to OFAC's SDN List:
ALISOV, Igor Borisovich; DOB 11 Mar 1968 (individual) .
GAUS, Alexandra Viktorovna (a.k.a. GAUSS, Alexandra); DOB... Read More
May 19, 2014
MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE
SUBJECT: Unexpected Urgent Refugee and Migration Needs Relating to South Sudan
By the authority vested in me... Read More
You can usually figure what Russian President Vladimir Putin is doing and why by noting the actions and values he falsely projects onto others.
Over the past several weeks, for... Read More
Just a few weeks ago, U.S. President Barack Obama held a Town Hall with youth from ASEAN member nations as part of his Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative. I was... Read More
(Applause) President Sullivan, trustees, faculty, alumni, parents and especially the incredible members of the class of 2014 – Good morning and Hallelujah! (Applause)
I am most honored to be among... Read More
In Syria, the conflict has entered into its fourth year. Since March 2011, Bashar al-Asad has refused to heed the call of the Syrian people to step aside. He has... Read More
MODERATOR: Well, thank you all for coming. It’s a great honor for us to have Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman with us today. Ambassador Sherman was sworn in... Read More
The United States warmly welcomes Ambassador Apakan back to the Permanent Council and thanks him for his very informative report on a mission that is central to this Organization’s focus. ... Read More
Today of all days, we are reminded that the cause of justice can and must triumph over hatred and prejudice. This is a day of action for lesbian, gay, bisexual,... Read More
President Obama spoke with French President Hollande today about the situation in Ukraine. The Presidents underscored that Russia will face significant additional costs if it continues its provocative and destabilizing... Read More
The 70th anniversary of Joseph Stalin’s forcible deportation of more than 230,000 Crimean Tatars from their homeland in Crimea weighs especially on our minds today.
The suffering caused by this... Read More
Nigeria has the continent’s largest population and largest economy, and it plays a vital role in efforts to resolve crises and promote stability and prosperity in West Africa and beyond.... Read More
“People everywhere long for the freedom to determine their destiny; the dignity that comes with work; the comfort that comes with faith; and the justice that exists when governments serve... Read More
Tomorrow, as we commemorate the 10th annual International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, we recommit ourselves to the fundamental belief that all people should be treated equally, that they should... Read More
Tomorrow marks 60 years since the Supreme Court handed down its landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision, the first major step in dismantling the “separate but equal” doctrine that... Read More