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Jon Huntsman: Remarks Urging Chinese Government to Consider Immediate Humanitarian Release of Xue Feng

U.S. Ambassador to China Beijing, China AMBASSADOR HUNTSMAN: I'm extremely disappointed in the outcome, although it wasn't completely unexpected. The original sentence was upheld, that of eight years in prison... Read More

Secretary Clinton’s Remarks With General James E. Cartwright, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon. General Cartwright and I and Under Secretary Burns have just come out of a bipartisan classified briefing with senators, where we talked about recent events in... Read More

Assistant Secretary P.J. Crowley on the Proposed Changes to Regulation of Women’s Shelters In Afghanistan

The United States is concerned by the Afghan Government's proposed changes to the regulation of women’s shelters. While we recognize that the government needs to monitor shelters, it is important... Read More

William Burns: Remarks on Diplomacy, Religious Freedom and the Real World

Under Secretary for Political Affairs Remarks to the 30th Annual Appeal of Conscience Foundation's Religious Seminar at FSI Arlington, VA Good morning. Thank you very much for that kind introduction.... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society

UNDER SECRETARY BURNS: Good morning, everyone. I’m very pleased to welcome you to the Department of State and to the launch of this first-ever Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society. Today’s... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Internet Rights and Wrongs: Choices & Challenges in a Networked World

Thank you all very much and good afternoon. It is a pleasure, once again, to be back on the campus of the George Washington University, a place that I have... Read More

Fact Sheet: Internet Freedom

Following her landmark address on January 21, 2010, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered a second major foreign policy speech on Internet freedom on February 15, 2011 at George Washington... Read More

Third Meeting of the U.S.-Ukraine Strategic Partnership Commission and Signing of a Cooperative Plan on Combating Human Trafficking in Ukraine

SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, thank you all very much for being here. I am pleased to join the minister in hosting the third session of the United States-Ukraine Strategic Partnership Commission.... Read More

Press Conference by the President

The White House Office of the Press Secretary South Court Auditorium 10:59 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Good morning, everybody. Please have a seat. I figured that I’d give Jay one... Read More

Secretary Clinton’s Interview With Abderrahim Foukara of Al Jazeera

QUESTION: Madam Secretary, first of all, thank you for talking to Al Jazeera at the State Department. As you know, the Egyptian army, the supreme council of the armed forces... Read More

Interview With Hisham Melhem of Al Arabiya

QUESTION: Okay. Madam Secretary, I really appreciate this opportunity. SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you. QUESTION: We have very little time. Let me start. There was conflicting messages coming from the White... Read More

Assistant Secretary P.J. Crowley on Protests in Algeria

We note the ongoing protests in Algeria, and call for restraint on the part of the security services. In addition, we reaffirm our support for the universal rights of the... Read More

Assistant Secretary P.J. Crowley: Call for Release of Tal Al-Mallouhi

The United States strongly condemns Syria’s secret trial of blogger Tal Al-Mallouhi, calls for her immediate release, and rejects as baseless allegations of American connections that have resulted in a... Read More

President Obama on a Historic Day in Egypt

Remarks by the President on Egypt Grand Foyer 3:06 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. There are very few moments in our lives where we have the privilege to... Read More

Senator John Kerry On The Resignation Of President Mubarak

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry (D-MA) issued a statement today following the announcement that President Hosni Mubarak resigned: “This is an extraordinary moment for Egypt.... Read More

U.S. Contributes $125 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

The United States is pleased to announce an initial contribution of $125 million toward the 2011 operations of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The contribution, funded through... Read More

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

MR. GIBBS: Mr. Feller. Q Thank you, Robert. I wanted to ask about the meeting with the Republican leadership and something on Egypt, too, please. So Speaker Boehner and Majority... Read More

Conference Call To Discuss Egypt with Jake Sullivan and Ben Rhodes

OPERATOR: Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the White House-State Department conference call. At this time, all participants are on a listen-only mode. Later, we will... Read More

Assistant Secretary P.J. Crowley on Religious Violence in Indonesia

The United States is deeply concerned about the mob violence in Indonesia directed at members of the Ahmadiyah community that resulted in the deaths of three people and the wounding... Read More


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