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Assistant Secretary P.J. Crowley on the Conviction of Congolese Military Officers Accused of Mass Rapes

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs Philip J. Crowley

2011-02-23

The United States Government welcomes the February 21st verdict and sentencing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) of nine military personnel found guilty of ordering and carrying out... Read More

Departments of the Treasury and State Announce Designations for Human Rights Abuses in Iran

Office of the Spokesman

2011-02-23

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Departments of the Treasury and State today announced the designation of two Iranian officials, Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi, Tehran Prosecutor General, and Mohammed Reza Naqdi, commander of... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in Iran

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-02-23

The United States remains deeply concerned by the persecution of Iranian citizens at the hand of their government. Over the past ten days, we have witnessed the bravery of thousands... Read More

Secretary Clinton’s Remarks With Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota After Their Meeting

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-02-23

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon, everyone. I’m delighted to welcome a friend and a colleague and someone very familiar here in Washington back to the State Department in his new capacity... Read More

Secretary Clinton’s Social Media Dialogue with Dr. Ahmed Ghanim of Egypt’s Masrawy.com

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-02-23

MR. GHANIM: Madam Secretary, thank you for taking the time to sit with me today. SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much for having me. MR. GHANIM: More than 6,500 –... Read More

Assistant Secretary P.J. Crowley on the One Year Commemoration of Orlando Zapata Tamayo’s Death

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs Philip J. Crowley

2011-02-23

Today marks one year since the death of Orlando Zapata Tamayo, a Cuban political prisoner who died following an eleven-week hunger strike calling for the release of his fellow political... Read More

President Obama: Remarks on Libya

2011-02-23

PLEASE ADD VIDEO The White House Grand Foyer 5:07 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Secretary Clinton and I just concluded a meeting that focused on the ongoing situation... Read More

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

2011-02-22

See below for an answer to a question (marked with an asterisk) posed in the briefing that required follow up. *The President has not yet voted in Chicago’s municipal election. ... Read More

Assistant Secretary P.J. Crowley on Uganda’s Elections

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs Philip J. Crowley

2011-02-22

The United States applauds the people of Uganda for their participation in the February 18 presidential and parliamentary elections and congratulates President Yoweri Museveni on his reelection. The elections and... Read More

Remarks With Latvian Foreign Minister Girts Valdis Kristovskis

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-02-22

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon. Before we begin, I’d like to say a few words about the Middle East. The United States continues to watch the situation in Libya with alarm.... Read More

Embassy Baghdad Appoints Coordinator on Minority Issues

Office of the Spokesman

2011-02-22

Embassy Baghdad has appointed Assistant Chief of Mission for Assistance Transition, Ambassador Peter Bodde, as Coordinator on Minority Issues. Ambassador Bodde will head the Embassy’s effort on the ground, working... Read More

William J. Burns: Remarks to Egyptian Press

2011-02-22

UNDER SECRETARY BURNS: Thank you very much and good afternoon. I am very happy to be back in Cairo. I first visited Egypt In 1974 when I was an 18... Read More

Under Secretary William J. Burns: Remarks at the Arab League, Cairo, Egypt

Under Secretary for Political Affairs William J. Burns

2011-02-21

Thank you very much. I'm delighted to be back in Cairo. I have just finished a very interesting and comprehensive conversation with Secretary General Amr Moussa about developments in Egypt... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Situation in Libya

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-02-21

The world is watching the situation in Libya with alarm. We join the international community in strongly condemning the violence in Libya. Our thoughts and prayers are with those whose... Read More

Assistant Secretary P.J. Crowley on the Implementation of Kenya’s New Constitution

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs Philip J. Crowley

2011-02-20

Speaker of Parliament Kenneth Marende ruled on February 17 that President Kibaki's nominations to key judicial and budget positions were not consistent with the provisions of the new constitution, highlighting... Read More

Secretary Clinton’s Call With the Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia

Office of the Spokesman

2011-02-20

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke by phone today to Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal. In discussing regional developments with her Saudi counterpart, the Secretary underscored the necessity of... Read More

Assistant Secretary P.J. Crowley on the Situation in Libya

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs Philip J. Crowley

2011-02-20

The United States is gravely concerned with disturbing reports and images coming out of Libya. We are working to ascertain the facts, but we have received multiple credible reports that... Read More

Philip J. Crowley: Press Statement on Situation in Libya

2011-02-20

The United States is gravely concerned with disturbing reports and images coming out of Libya. We are working to ascertain the facts, but we have received multiple credible reports that... Read More

Conversations With America: The State Department's Internet Freedom Strategy

Assistant Secretaries Michael H. Posner and Philip J. Crowley, with Leslie Harris President and CEO for the Center for Democracy and Technology

2011-02-18

MR. CROWLEY: Hello and welcome to the Department of State in Washington, DC. I’m P.J. Crowley, Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs. And thank you for joining us for... Read More

Secretary Clinton on the Day of the Women of the Americas

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-02-18

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I’m proud to recognize the women of the hemisphere whose challenges and triumphs we honor with today’s celebration. ... Read More



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