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Ambassador Baer on Ongoing Violations of OSCE Principles and Commitments by the Russian Federation and the Situation 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

2014-09-04

We have consistently supported the effort of Ukrainian President Poroshenko to achieve a meaningful bilateral cease-fire that could lead to a peaceful political settlement of the conflict. The Kremlin distanced... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to Report by the Head of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo

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

2014-09-04

Ambassador Baer Response to Report by the Head of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, Ambassador Jean-Claude Schlumberger The United States welcomes Ambassador Schlumberger back to the Permanent Council for another... Read More

USOSCE on Border Clashes between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Political Counselor, Michael Kelleher

2014-09-04

The United States is deeply concerned by fatal clashes between border security forces of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan that have occurred over the past two months in the Ferghana Valley, including... Read More

USOSCE Statement Regarding Russian Violations of the Right to Freedom of Expression, Peaceful Assembly, and Association

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

Political Counselor, Michael Kelleher

2014-09-04

The United States remains deeply concerned about the recent increase within the Russian Federation of harassment and intimidation towards expressions of peaceful dissent against Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. We are... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Visit of the Special Representative of the Chairman-in-Office for the Transnistrian Settlement Process

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

2014-09-04

The United States welcomes the recent visit of the Special Representative of the Chairman-in-Office for the Transnistrian Settlement Process, Ambassador Radojko Bogojević, to Moldova. We share his views that convening... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Response to Maj. Gen. Torres, Personal Representative of the Chairman-in-Office for Article IV of the Dayton Peace Accords

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

2014-09-04

As a proud member of the Contact Group, the United States witnessed first-hand the accomplishments of General Torres and the Parties. Over the past two years, they have made consistent... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Events in Ferguson, Missouri

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

2014-09-04

The attention of the American people and many in the international community has focused on events in Ferguson, Missouri following the tragic death of 18-year old Michael Brown on August... Read More

Ambassador Power at the UN Security Council on Syria

U.S. Mission to the UN - New York, NY

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

2014-09-04

AS DELIVERED Good afternoon everyone. Special Coordinator Sigrid Kaag just updated the Council on the OPCW-UN Joint Mission’s progress on eliminating Syria’s declared chemical weapons program. She outlined the U.S.... Read More

The Monitor Special Edition - August 2014

U.S. Department of State

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, Ira Forman

2014-09-04

Dear Readers, We’d like to update you on the troubling global increase in anti-Semitism, which we have observed in the wake of the most recent conflict in Gaza.  The recent... Read More

On-the-Record Conference Call on the President's Meetings at the NATO Summit

Office of the Press Secretary

The White House

2014-09-04

Via Telephone MR. EARNEST:  Good afternoon, everybody, and thanks for jumping on the call this afternoon.  I apologize for running just a few minutes late.  I’m joined on the call... Read More

Joint Op-Ed by President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron: 'We Will Not Be Cowed by Barbaric Killers'

DipNote blog

President Barack Obama; Prime Minister David Cameron

2014-09-04

In a joint Op-Ed in the Times of London, U.S. President Barack Obama and United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron addresses the importance of the NATO alliance in confronting evolving... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks with Ukrainian President Poroshenko Before Their Meeting

Celtic Manor - Wales, United Kingdom

2014-09-04

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, let me just say quickly to the members of the press, we had one meeting earlier with President Obama and the other leaders, principal P5 leaders, and... Read More

Remarks by President Obama and President Ilves of Estonia in Joint Press Conference

Bank of Estonia - Tallinn, Estonia

President Barack Obama; President Toomas Hendrik Ilves

2014-09-03

PRESIDENT ILVES:  Good morning.  To begin with, I’d like to welcome President Obama to Estonia.  It is a genuine pleasure and an honor to receive you right before the NATO... Read More

Citizen Activism: Building Coalitions for Civil Rights

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor

U.S. Department of State

2014-09-03

Citizen Activism: Building Coalitions for Civil Rights - 9/9/14 at the Newseum's Knight TV Studio (new time) To mark the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act and the subsequent... Read More

Daily Press Briefing: Spokesperson Psaki on Syria and Jobar Shelling

Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-09-03

It is not only ISIL targeting innocent civilians in Syria. As the – it is also the regime. As the international community works to counter the threat of ISIL, the... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Steven Sotloff

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-03

Yesterday, the world bore witness again to the unfathomable brutality of ISIL terrorist murderers when we saw Steven Sotloff, an American journalist who left home in Florida to tell the... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks at Ceremony in Honor of Special Representative to Muslim Communities Shaarik Zafar

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-09-03

Well, Shaun, thank you very much for a warm and generous introduction. Good morning to everybody. Assalamu alaikum. Honored to be here with you this morning, and thank you so... Read More

All Countries Must Speak Out Against Anti-Semitism

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

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, Ira Forman

2014-09-03

It’s been dubbed the “longest hatred” by some, the “oldest hatred” by others.  And this past summer, the world witnessed the latest chapter in the age-old story of anti-Semitism. We... Read More

U.S. Embassy in Budapest Supports 5th European Transgender Council Meeting

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-09-02

As part of the Department’s overall strategy to support the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons, Charge d'Affaires a.i. of the U.S. Embassy in Budapest, M.... Read More

State Department Hosts Roundtable on Anti-Semitism with American and European Jewish Leaders

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-09-02

Secretary of State John Kerry met today with a group of American and European Jewish community leaders at the U.S. Department of State to discuss the recent sharp increase in... Read More



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