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Ambassador Baer Heralds Blistering OSCE Human Rights Report

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

2014-05-12

Assessment details violent groups from Russia active in Ukraine’s east, human rights violations in Crimea PRESS RELEASE May 12, 2014 Ambassador Daniel Baer, the U.S. envoy to the Organization for... Read More

President Obama and President Mujica of Uruguay Before Bilateral Meeting

President Barack Obama; Uruguayan President Jose Mujica Cordano

2014-05-12

PRESIDENT OBAMA: I want to welcome President Mujica and his delegation to the Oval Office. I have had the pleasure on several occasions of having discussions with President Mujica, and... Read More

President Obama on the Conclusion of Indian Elections

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-05-12

I congratulate the people of India on concluding their national elections today. India has set an example for the world in holding the largest democratic election in history, a vibrant... Read More

On the Illegal Referenda in Eastern Ukraine

U.S. Department of State

2014-05-10

On May 10, 2014, State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki issued the following statement on the illegal referenda in eastern Ukraine: "As the United States has said, the referenda being planned... Read More

Under Secretary Sewall Discusses Reform Efforts, Inter-communal Violence, and Child Soldiers

Rangoon, Burma

Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, Sarah Sewall

2014-05-09

Yangon – During her May 7-10 visit to Yangon, Naypyitaw, Meikhtila, and Mandalay, Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall met with senior government... Read More

Freedom Online Coalition Conference in Estonia

DipNote blog

Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Tom Malinowski ; Coordinator for Cyber Issues, Christopher Painter

2014-05-09

Last week we led a delegation which included representatives from our offices and the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs’ Office of International Communications and Information Policy that had the... Read More

Ambassador Power at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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

2014-05-09

Thank you Dr. Davis. Dean Charney, Professors, special guests, friends, siblings, parents, stepparents, and -- above all -- members of the class of 2014. Good Morning. It’s a great honor... Read More

Ambassador Power on UN Sanction Designations for the Central African Republic

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

2014-05-09

The United States welcomes the decision by the United Nations Security Council’s Central African Republic (CAR) Sanctions Committee to impose sanctions on three individuals in CAR. The Committee has designated... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to Minister of Foreign Affairs of Moldova, H.E. Natalia Gherman

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

2014-05-08

The United States warmly welcomes back Her Excellency Natalia Gherman, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Moldova, to the OSCE Permanent Council. Moldova is an important partner of the United States. ... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to Report of Head of OSCE Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ambassador Fletcher Burton

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

2014-05-08

We welcome Ambassador Burton to the Permanent Council – although we also express sadness that this is his last report to us on the activities of the OSCE Mission to... Read More

Ambassador Baer Statement of Concern Regarding Attacks on Roma in Ukraine

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

2014-05-08

On April 10, in our statement on the occasion of International Roma Day, we noted our deep concerns regarding anti-Roma discrimination following Russia’s occupation of Crimea. While in Kyiv on... Read More

Testimony: Russia's Destabilization of Ukraine

House Foreign Affairs Committee - Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland

2014-05-08

Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee As prepared Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel, thank you for inviting me to testify today on our efforts to counter Russia’s destabilizing, provocative... Read More

Secretary Kerry and Syrian Opposition Coalition President al-Jarba Before Their Meeting

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

Secretary of State John Kerry; Syrian Opposition Coalition President Ahmad al-Jarba

2014-05-08

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good afternoon, everybody. I’m delighted to welcome President Ahmad Jarba of the Syrian Opposition Coalition. Before I fully welcome him – excuse me – I do want... Read More

Readout of Secretary Kerry’s Meeting with Syrian Opposition Coalition President

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-05-08

Secretary Kerry met today with Syrian Opposition Coalition President Jarba at the Department of State. He and President Jarba had a productive discussion on the full range of our shared... Read More

Deputy Secretary Burn Press Availability in Astana, Kazakhstan

Astana, Kazakhstan

Deputy Secretary of State, William J. Burns

2014-05-08

DEPUTY SECRETARY BURNS: Dobriy dyen, s prazdnikom. Good afternoon. I am very pleased to be back in Kazakhstan, a critically important strategic partner in a critically important region at a... Read More

Secretary Kerry On the Occasion of Europe Day

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-05-08

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of the European Union as you celebrate Europe Day on May 9. Sixty-four years... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Current Security Challenges in the OSCE Area and OSCE Engagement with Ukraine

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

2014-05-08

At the outset, I would like to offer our deepest condolences to the people of Ukraine and to the families of the victims killed and injured in Odessa last Friday. ... Read More

Ambassador Baer on World Press Freedom Day and Violations of Media Freedom Commitments by the Russian Federation

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

2014-05-08

On May 3, the world marked World Press Freedom Day, designated by UNESCO in 1997 to raise awareness of the duty of governments to uphold and protect the fundamental freedom... Read More

Заявление по случаю Всемирного дня свободы печати и нарушения Российской Федерацией обязательств в области свободы СМИ

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

2014-05-08

Благодарю вас, господин председатель. 3 мая планета отмечала Всемирный день свободы печати, учрежденный ЮНЕСКО в... Read More

Ambassador Baer Regarding the Execution of Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma

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

2014-05-08

A number of my colleagues have shared their concerns with me and members of my delegation regarding events on April 29 when the State of Oklahoma sought to execute Clayton... Read More



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