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Philip Gordon: Remarks at Working Lunch with Hungarian NGO, Media and Civil Society Representatives

I’m really delighted to be here to have an opportunity to hear from you. There are two main reasons I wanted to meet with this group. The first is to... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Remarks with Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani (excerpt)

PRIME MINISTER AL THANI: (In progress, via interpreter) – discuss the bilateral relations and issues of interest between the United States (inaudible). Once again I want to welcome her and... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Remarks at Town Hall with Omani Civil Society

  MODERATOR: (In Arabic.) Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. I’m honored to be given the opportunity to welcome Secretary of State Madam Hillary Clinton this morning. Welcome to Oman, Your... Read More

Passing of Former Foreign Minister Jiri Dienstbier

  On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I offer my deepest condolences to the people of the Czech Republic as you mourn the death... Read More

P.J. Crowley: Remarks to the Washington Center's "Politics and the Media" Seminar Students

As Prepared for Delivery Good morning. I am delighted to be here to speak with you and through C-SPAN to the viewing audience around the United States. The daily briefings... Read More

Conviction of Human Rights Lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh

The United States strongly condemns the unjust and harsh verdict against human rights activist and respected lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh in Iran, and calls for her immediate release. Ms. Sotoudeh is... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Remarks at Taping of MBC's Kalam Nawaem

Remarks by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State Zayed University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates This event took place on January 10, 2011. It aired on January 16, 2011. ... Read More

Statement by the President on Sudan

I am extremely pleased that polling has started for the Southern Sudan Referendum, and congratulate the people of Southern Sudan who are determining their own destiny. This is an historic... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on the start of voting in Southern Sudan

Today begins the hard-earned, historic opportunity for the people of Southern Sudan to decide their future.  For generations, Southern Sudanese have endured chaos, oppression, conflict, and extreme poverty.  The decades-long... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Southern Sudan Referendum

The successful start of voting for the Southern Sudan Referendum represents a historic step towards implementation of Sudan’s Comprehensive Peace Agreement. The people of Sudan deserve a process that is... Read More

Recent Protests and Website Hackings in Tunisia

We are concerned about demonstrations that have occurred over the past few weeks in Tunisia, which we understand to be the result of social and economic unrest. We encourage all... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Meeting with Belarusian Human Rights Activists

Today Secretary Clinton met with Belarusian and Belarusian-American human rights activists including "We Remember" President Irina Krasovskaya and Belarus Free Theater co-founder Natalya Kolyada to discuss recent events in Belarus.... Read More

Condemning the New Years Day Attack on a Coptic Church in Egypt

One Minute Floor Statement Condeming the New years Day attack on a Coptic church in Egypt Mister Speaker, I rise today to condemn the senseless and heinous attack that took... Read More

Expectations & Implications: A Discussion on the Southern Sudan Referendum

MR. CROWLEY: Hello and welcome to the Department of State in Washington, D.C. I’m P.J. Crowley. I’m the Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs. And this is another conversation... Read More

Church Bombing in Egypt

The United States strongly condemns the bombing attack that occurred at a church in Alexandria, Egypt last night. We extend our deepest condolences to the victims and loved ones of... Read More

Iraq: Violence Against Christians

 We condemn the violence against Christians carried out overnight by terrorists in Iraq. President Talabani, Prime Minister Maliki, and virtually every political bloc and major religious leader in Iraq have... Read More

Burma's Independence Day

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 marks the 63rd anniversary of Burma’s independence. We offer our congratulations to the people of Burma on this occasion. We are unwavering in our support for... Read More

Statement by the Press Secretary, 12/27/2010

We are deeply concerned that a Russian judge today has indicated that for a second time Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Platon Lebedev will be convicted.  We are troubled by the allegations... Read More

Verdict in the Khodorkovsky-Lebedev Case

Today's conviction in the second trial of Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Platon Lebedev on charges of embezzlement and money laundering raises serious questions about selective prosecution -- and about the rule... Read More

Readout of the Vice President’s Call with the Sudanese Second Vice President

Vice President Biden spoke with Sudanese Second Vice President Ali Osman Taha today regarding the upcoming referendum on the status of Southern Sudan. The Vice President underscored the United States'... Read More


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