Thank you. Today is about accountability for crimes so extensive, so deadly, that they have few equals in modern history. Today is about accountability for Syria. But it is also... Read More
Today, the Security Council took an important step in support of the government of Nigeria’s efforts to defeat Boko Haram and hold its murderous leadership accountable for atrocities. By adding... Read More
The United States congratulates the people of Guinea-Bissau on the successful completion of peaceful and orderly presidential elections on May 18, and president-elect José Mário Vaz on his victory.
The... Read More
Totally humbled to be among you. I look out at the audience and you are the people who have worked to create so much progress. I’m truly, truly moved to... Read More
MODERATOR: So, a reminder this is an on-the-record briefing with Dr. Tomicah Tillemann, who is the Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Civil Society and Emerging Democracies. I see all... Read More
The U.S Government strongly condemns the multiple bomb blasts in the city of Jos yesterday, as well as the bombing in the Sabon-Gari neighborhood of the city of Kano on... Read More
In celebration of the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (#IDAHOT) on May 17, the U.S. Embassy hosted an LGBT awareness event organized by the local LGBT network Colors Rainbow... Read More
THE VICE PRESIDENT: Mr. President, we may be listening to a future president. I don't know. (Laughter.)
I want to thank you, Mr. Prime Minister. It was a pleasure having... Read More
PRIME MINISTER PONTA: (As interpreted) Good day.
We are very glad and honored to have the visit of Mr. Vice President Joe Biden here in Bucharest and at the headquarters... Read More
On Sunday, Ukrainians will go to the polls to vote for a new president. But that simple statement does not reckon with the significance of this election. The May 25... Read More
Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel, and Members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me to discuss Nigeria’s struggle against Boko Haram, one of the most lethal terrorist groups in... Read More
I offer my congratulations to the Bharatiya Janata Party on their resounding victory in India’s historic national election, and to Narendra Modi on his election as Prime Minister of India. ... Read More
Today the State Department, in concert with the Treasury Department, submitted to Congress a list of persons who have been sanctioned under the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act.... Read More
Specially Designated Nationals List
The following individuals have been added to OFAC's SDN List:
ALISOV, Igor Borisovich; DOB 11 Mar 1968 (individual) .
GAUS, Alexandra Viktorovna (a.k.a. GAUSS, Alexandra); DOB... Read More
May 19, 2014
MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE
SUBJECT: Unexpected Urgent Refugee and Migration Needs Relating to South Sudan
By the authority vested in me... Read More
You can usually figure what Russian President Vladimir Putin is doing and why by noting the actions and values he falsely projects onto others.
Over the past several weeks, for... Read More
Just a few weeks ago, U.S. President Barack Obama held a Town Hall with youth from ASEAN member nations as part of his Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative. I was... Read More
(Applause) President Sullivan, trustees, faculty, alumni, parents and especially the incredible members of the class of 2014 – Good morning and Hallelujah! (Applause)
I am most honored to be among... Read More
In Syria, the conflict has entered into its fourth year. Since March 2011, Bashar al-Asad has refused to heed the call of the Syrian people to step aside. He has... Read More
MODERATOR: Well, thank you all for coming. It’s a great honor for us to have Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman with us today. Ambassador Sherman was sworn in... Read More