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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

U.S. Treasury Sanctions Syrian Regime Officials and Supporters

Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of the Treasury

2014-05-08

Action Targets Senior Syrian Officials, a Russian Bank, its Chairman, and Oil Refineries Owned by the Government of Syria WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today took a... Read More

Testimony: Secretary Lew before the House Committee on Financial Services on the National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Policies

U.S. Department of the Treasury

Secretary of the Treasury Jacob J. Lew

2014-05-08

As prepared for delivery WASHINGTON - Chairman Hensarling, Ranking Member Waters, and Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today. Economic conditions continue to improve in... Read More

Transgender Rights: Progress in South Asia

DipNote blog

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, Richard E. Hoagland

2014-05-08

The Obama Administration is committed to promoting and protecting the human rights of all individuals, both at home and abroad. Transgender individuals remain severely marginalized throughout the world. This year,... Read More

Assessing Venezuela’s Political Crisis: Human Rights Violations and Beyond

Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Tom Malinowski

2014-05-08

Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Menendez, Ranking Member Corker, Members of the Committee, I am glad for this opportunity to appear before you today to discuss the... Read More

Testimony: Assessing Venezuela's Political Crisis

Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Roberta S. Jacobson

2014-05-08

As prepared for delivery Chairman Menendez, Ranking Member Corker, Members of the Committee, thank you for this opportunity to speak with you about Venezuela. I appreciate your interest in Venezuela... Read More

Remarks at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

U.S. Co-Chairman of the OSCE Minsk Group, James Warlick

2014-05-07

As prepared Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen: Thank you for joining me this morning. I recognize a number of you who have served as counsel or sounding-board for me over... Read More

19th UPR Session - Intervention for Nicaragua

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2014-05-07

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 19th Session page. As delivered by Tabitha Snowbarger The United States thanks the delegation from Nicaragua... Read More

Ambassador Power at the Mom + Social Good Event

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

2014-05-07

Question: Did you always know -- you had a career before you were a mother -- did you always know that you wanted both a career and to be a... Read More



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