Thank you, Mr. Chairperson.
The United States continues to strongly condemn Russia’s ongoing support for armed separatists in eastern Ukraine. While Ukraine continues its efforts to build a peaceful, unified,... Read More
THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. I want to briefly discuss the important actions we’re taking today in support of Ukraine. Before I do, I want to take a few minutes... Read More
Fifth Anniversary of Human Rights Activist Nataliya Estemirova’s Murder
Nataliya Estemirova bravely and tirelessly sought to expose horrible human rights violations in Chechnya. Five years ago on July... Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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