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Secretary Kerry Remarks with EU High Representative Ashton after their Meeting

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good afternoon, everybody. I am very pleased, as always, to welcome my very good friend and colleague in these endeavors, the EU High Representative Cathy Ashton back... Read More

Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Glaser Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee [Ukraine]

As prepared for delivery WASHINGTON - Chairman Menendez, Ranking Member Corker, and distinguished Members of this Committee, thank you for inviting me to speak today about the U.S. Government’s response... Read More

UPR 19th Session - Intervention for Costa Rica

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 19th Session page. As delivered by Chargé d’affaires Peter Mulrean Thank you Mr. President. The United... Read More

UPR 19th Session – Intervention for Equatorial Guinea

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 19th Session page. As delivered by Eric Richardson The United States welcomes the delegation from Equatorial... Read More

Background Briefing on Syria

MODERATOR: Thank you so much, and welcome, everyone, to this call on a Monday morning. Appreciate folks jumping on. We will be doing this call on background as a Senior... Read More

Fact Sheet: Visit of the Syrian Opposition Coalition to Washington, D.C.

As part of our steadfast commitment to empower the moderate Syrian opposition and bolster its efforts to assist those in need inside Syria, the United States is taking additional measures... Read More

U.S. Condemns New Military Offensives in South Sudan

Three years ago, I was in Juba to witness the birth of the world’s newest nation, and last week as I returned to South Sudan I saw how fragile the... Read More

Press Availability on the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Great Lakes Region

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good morning, everybody. I’ve just come from a productive, good meeting with President Kabila and Foreign Minister Tshibanda. We spoke candidly about the enormous opportunities and the... Read More

Briefing on the Democratic Republic of Congo

MR. FEINGOLD: Well, we are so pleased, all of us in the U.S. Government, State Department, that the Secretary made the important choice to come here and to also go... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks on Ukraine

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Excerpts from Secretary Kerry Remarks With Democratic Republic of the Congo Foreign... Read More

Op-Ed: Africa is on the Rise, and We Need To Help Make Sure it Continues

This opinion piece originally appeared in The Washington Post. The best untold story of the last decade may be the story of Africa. Real income hasincreased more than 30... Read More

Commitment to Africa

This transcript is also available in Portuguese and French. Hallelujah, thank you very much for a spectacular introduction. Thank you for even getting out of the city and up into... Read More

UPR 19th Session – Intervention for Brunei Darussalam

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 19th Session page. As delivered by Valerie Ullrich The United States welcomes the delegation of Brunei... Read More

Ambassador Power at a Security Council Meeting on Ukraine

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Thank you Mr. President. In recent months, this Council has met on... Read More

Highlights of State Department and USAID Efforts to Support Press and Media Freedom

On World Press Freedom Day, the United States pays special honor to the importance of media freedom – a crucial element of freedom of expression – at home and abroad. ... Read More

Ambassador Power’s Response on Ukraine at U.N. Meeting

Ukraine News Center: Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. I’d just like to offer a couple of points in response. First,... Read More

Tragic Loss of Life in Odesa

The United States today mourns with all Ukrainians the heartbreaking loss of life in Odesa. Today the international community must stand together in support of the Ukrainian people as they... Read More

Secretary Kerry Commemorating World Press Freedom Day

May 3 we commemorate World Press Freedom Day at a time when for too many, a free press is under assault, and the journalists, bloggers, photographers, essayists, satirists, and essayists... Read More

Human Rights and National Security: A Value-Based Foreign Policy

Thank you to Rachel and all the members of the Truman family for the support you gave me during my long and winding road to confirmation.  The process of getting... Read More

Remarks by President Obama and German Chancellor Merkel in Joint Press Conference

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, good morning, everybody. It is always a great pleasure to welcome my friend Chancellor Merkel to the White House. Germany is one of our strongest allies, and... Read More



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