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Spokesperson Psaki on Christians Under Threat in Syria

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2014-03-03

The United States deplores continued threats against Christians and other minorities in Syria, who are increasingly targeted by extremists. Last week in Raqqa, the Islamic State of Iraq and the... Read More

Deputy Secretary Higginbottom and First Lady Michelle Obama Honor 10 Women of Courage

U.S. Department of State

2014-03-03

On March 4, Deputy Secretary Higginbottom will present 10 extraordinary women from 10 countries with the 2014 Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award. First Lady Michelle Obama will... Read More

Ambassador Power at a UN Security Council Meeting on Ukraine

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

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

2014-03-03

Thank you Madam President. Listening to the representative of Russia, one might think that Moscow had just become the rapid response arm of the Office of the High Commissioner for... Read More

Response by Ambassador Power to Russian Ambassador Churkin's Remarks at a UN Security Council Meeting on Ukraine

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

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

2014-03-03

Thank you, Madam President. In response to my Russian colleague’s comments, I’d just like to make a couple points. First, I’d like to address his point about to the legitimacy... Read More

Assistant Secretary Nuland Statement at OSCE Special Meeting on Ukraine

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna Austria

Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland

2014-03-03

Thank you Madam Chair. My thanks to Ambassador Guldimann for being here, to the Ambassador for Ukraine, and to all the chairs of the OSCE institutions. There should be no... Read More

Assistant Secretary Nuland Response to Russia's Statement, Counters 'Parallel Reality' Presented

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna Austria

Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland

2014-03-03

Because Ambassador Kelin’s remarks were intermittently addressed to us, I thought it best to respond immediately to the parallel reality that was presented here to the situation that the vast... Read More

Secretary Kerry Interview With George Stephanopoulos of ABC's This Week

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-03-02

QUESTION: We are joined now by Secretary of State John Kerry. Mr. Secretary, thanks for joining us this morning. We’ve got these reports now – Russian forces surrounding Ukrainian military... Read More

Secretary Kerry Interview With Bob Schieffer of CBS's Face The Nation

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-03-02

QUESTION: We are joined now by Secretary of State John Kerry who is in Boston this morning. Mr. Secretary, thank you for being here. The Ukrainian prime minister says this... Read More

Secretary Kerry Interview With David Gregory of NBC's Meet the Press

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-03-02

QUESTION: I’m now joined by the Secretary of State John Kerry. Mr. Secretary, welcome back to Meet the Press. SECRETARY KERRY: Glad to be with you. Thank you, David. QUESTION:... Read More

U.S. Briefing on the Situation in Ukraine

Office of the Spokesperson

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

2014-03-02

Special Briefing with Senior Administration Officials Via Teleconference MODERATOR: Good afternoon and thank you, everyone, for joining us today. Before we get started, I just want to remind you that... Read More

U.S. Calls for OSCE Observers to be Sent Immediately to 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

2014-03-02

s prepared for delivery by Ambassador Daniel B. Baer to the Extraordinary Preparatory Committee Meeting] Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Thank you for calling this meeting today. The current crisis is... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Situation in Ukraine

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-03-01

The United States condemns the Russian Federation's invasion and occupation of Ukrainian territory, and its violation of Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity in full contravention of Russia’s obligations under the... Read More

Readout of President Obama’s Call with President Putin on Ukraine

Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama

2014-03-01

President Obama spoke for 90 minutes this afternoon with President Putin of Russia about the situation in Ukraine. President Obama expressed his deep concern over Russia’s clear violation of Ukrainian... Read More

Readout of Secretary Kerry’s Call with Ugandan President Museveni

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-02-28

Secretary of State John Kerry spoke with Ugandan President Museveni yesterday via phone. Secretary Kerry expressed the United States’ deep disappointment in the Ugandan Government’s decision to enact the Anti-Homosexuality... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Violence in Thailand

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-02-28

We are deeply concerned by the ongoing politically-motivated violence in Thailand. As allies and close friends of the Thai people, we are profoundly saddened by the deaths and injuries that... Read More

A Critical Moment for Ukraine

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

DipNote Blog

2014-02-28

The United States has been clear that the Ukrainian people deserve the opportunity to determine their own future and that we stand for the sovereignty, territorial integrity, and democratic future... Read More

Fact Sheet: 2013 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights & Labor

U.S. Department of State

2014-02-27

Read the 2013 Human Rights Reports | Learn more: the Human Rights Reports View this fact sheet as a PDF. On February 27, 2014, Secretary Kerry submitted the 2013 Country... Read More

Secretary Kerry to Host Fourth Round of the U.S.-Colombia High-Level Partnership Dialogue

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

State Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-02-27

Secretary Kerry will host the fourth round of working group meetings as part of the U.S.-Colombia High-Level Partnership Dialogue on February 28. Delegations from the two countries will have discussions... Read More

Secretary Kerry on the Release of the Annual Country Report on Human Rights

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-02-27

Read the 2013 Human Rights Reports | Learn more: the Human Rights Reports Well, good morning, everybody. Excuse me. I’ve got a little allergies this morning, I think. I’m delighted... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on Syria Regime Actions Against Delegates to the Geneva Talks

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

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-02-27

The United States is outraged by reports that the Assad regime has arrested family members of the Syrian Opposition Coalition delegation to the Geneva II peace talks, designated delegates as... Read More



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