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Looking for Inclusive Solutions in South Sudan

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Deputy Assistant Secretary Steven Feldstein

2014-07-15

South Sudan marked its third year of independence on July 9, but this year there seemed little for the people of South Sudan to celebrate. I was just in South... Read More

Ambassador Dunn at a UN Security Council Briefing on Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

Acting U.S. Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs, Ambassador David Dunn

2014-07-15

Thank you, Mr. President, for convening today’s sessions, and thank you, Ambassadors Drobnjak and Patriota, for your briefings. I also would like to thank the Permanent Mission of Croatia for... Read More

Remarks on Afghanistan Elections

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Senior Administration Official

2014-07-14

As Delivered MODERATOR: Good morning, everyone. Thank you for joining us. Today we have to talk to us about Afghanistan elections. I’m going to turn the call over to him. ... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki Statement on Cuban Activist Detentions

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2014-07-14

On Sunday Cuban authorities rounded up and detained over one hundred courageous members of the Damas de Blanco as they sought to peacefully commemorate the loss of life on the... Read More

Facts on Ukraine’s Efforts for Peace, Russia’s Support of Conflict

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Office of the Spokesperson

2014-07-14

FACT SHEET Russia’s Continuing Support for Armed Separatists in Ukraine and Ukraine’s Efforts Toward Peace, Unity, and Stability The United States’ goal throughout the crisis in Ukraine has been to... Read More

President Obama’s Remarks at Annual White House Iftar

The White House - Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama

2014-07-14

AS PRESENTED: THE PRESIDENT: Good evening everyone and welcome to the White House. Every year, our Iftar is a chance to join in fellowship with friends, old and new, and... Read More

Ambassador Power Explanation of Vote after a Security Council Vote on a Resolution on Syria

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-07-14

Thank you Mr. President. As we sit here today, nearly 11 million Syrians are struggling to survive the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. I met with some of them... Read More

19th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-07-11

This day is about more than keeping alive the memory of the 8,000 men and boys who were savagely murdered in Srebrenica on July 11, 1995. It is about recommitting... Read More

Advancing the Human Rights of LGBT Persons – Pride 2014

U.S. Department of State

2014-07-11

Ambassador Baer on Istanbul Pride Parade - 7/10/14 Remarks by President Obama at Pride Month Celebration - 6/30/14 Ambassador Power At The "Stonewall At 45" Commemoration - 6/26/14 Fact Sheet:... Read More

Ambassador Bear Response to Report by the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission, Ambassador Ertuǧrul Apakan

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2014-07-10

The United States warmly welcomes Ambassador Apakan back to the Permanent Council and thanks him for his thorough report on a Mission that is a primary focus of all delegations... Read More

Department of State Formal Protest of the Decision by the Government of Bahrain to Expel Assistant Secretary Malinowski from Bahrain

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-07-10

On-the-Record from Jen Psaki, Spokesperson: Department of State Formal Protest of the Decision by the Government of Bahrain to Expel Assistant Secretary Malinowski from Bahrain The following update can be... Read More

Ambassador Baer to OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Astrid Thors

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2014-07-10

High Commissioner, we thank you for your presence, for your report, and for your ongoing work on conflict prevention at the earliest possible stage. Your work is akin to a... Read More

Ambassador Baer to the Address by Frans Timmermans, Foreign Minister of the Netherlands

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2014-07-10

The United States extends a warm welcome to Foreign Minister Timmermans. Thank you for taking the time to speak with us today, Mr. Foreign Minister, and thank you for your... Read More

Appointment of Staffan de Mistura as UN Special Envoy for Syria

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-07-10

The United States welcomes the decision by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to appoint Staffan de Mistura as the new UN Special Envoy for Syria. Special Envoy de Mistura is... Read More

The U.S. Contributes Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the Crisis in South Sudan

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-07-10

Today, Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard announced nearly $22 million in additional humanitarian assistance for refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in South Sudan and South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia,... Read More

Ambassador Baer on the Passing of Former Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2014-07-10

I offer my deepest condolences on the passing of former Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze. As foreign minister of the Soviet Union in the 1980s, Shevardnadze played an instrumental role with... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Istanbul Pride Parade

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

2014-07-10

We are pleased to note that on Sunday, June 29, thousands peacefully participated in the Istanbul Pride Parade, marking the end of 10 days of successful LGBT pride events that... Read More

White House on the 10th Anniversary of the Murder of American Journalist Paul Klebnikov

The White House

NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden

2014-07-09

Today, the United States remembers Forbes journalist and editor Paul Klebnikov, who was murdered 10 years ago in Moscow and whose killers have never been brought to justice. Paul’s reporting... Read More

Election of Syrian Opposition Coalition President

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-07-09

The United States welcomes the July 9 election of Syrian Opposition Coalition President Hadi al Bahra. We look forward to working with him and to continuing to build our partnership... Read More

Fact Sheet on the Democratic Republic of the Congo Executive Order

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-07-09

President Obama today issued a new Executive Order (E.O.) that amends E.O. 13413 of October 27, 2006, to take additional steps in light of the continued threat to the peace,... Read More



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