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Remarks on Election of Syrian Coalition President

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

State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2013-07-06

The United States welcomes the July 6 election of Syrian Coalition President Ahmed Assi al-Jarba, and looks forward to working with him and with his team. We hope to make... Read More

Secretary Kerry Communications Regarding Egypt

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

Office of the Spokesperson

2013-07-06

Over the days since the unrest in Egypt intensified, Secretary Kerry has been in constant contact with the national security team, regional partners, and his counterparts. In addition to participating... Read More

Readout of the President's Meeting with the National Security Council Regarding the Situation in Egypt

The White House

President Barack Obama

2013-07-06

President Obama convened a secure conference call with the National Security Council today to review the very fluid situation in Egypt. The President condemned the ongoing violence across Egypt and... Read More

President Obama on Egypt

The White House - Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama

2013-07-05

As I have said since the Egyptian Revolution, the United States supports a set of core principles, including opposition to violence, protection of universal human rights, and reform that meets... Read More

U.S. Statement on the 24th Round of the Geneva Discussions on the Conflict in Georgia

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 Ian Kelly

2013-07-04

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States was pleased to participate in the 24th round of the Geneva International Discussions on June 25 and 26. During the discussions, the United... Read More

OSCE: Remarks on Election in Mongolia

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 Ian Kelly

2013-07-04

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States congratulates the people of Mongolia on their June 26th presidential election in which voters re-elected President Elbegdorj. We note that election day was... Read More

Statement on Suspension of Russian NGO Golos for Failing to Register as a Foreign Agent

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 Ian Kelly

2013-07-04

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States is deeply concerned by the Russian Ministry of Justice’s decision on June 25 to suspend for six months the operations of Russia’s most... Read More

Response to the Report of the OSCE Audit Committee, July 2012 - June 2013

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 Ian Kelly

2013-07-04

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States would like to welcome Ms. Dayries to the Permanent Council and would like to thank the OSCE Audit Committee for its Annual Report. ... Read More

Statement in Response to the Annual Report of the Head of the OSCE Office in Baku, Ambassador Koray Targay

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 Ian Kelly

2013-07-04

Thank You, Mr. Chairman. The United States warmly welcomes Ambassador Targay back to the Permanent Council, and thanks him for his comprehensive report. We applaud the Baku Office’s efforts to... Read More

OSCE: Response to the Report of the External Auditor on the Financial Report and Statements for 2012

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 Ian Kelly

2013-07-04

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States would like to thank the Accounting Chamber of Ukraine for its dedication in its role as External Auditor over the past several years. ... Read More

Statement on LGBT Rights in 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 Ian Kelly

2013-07-04

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States is deeply concerned that on June 30 President Putin signed a law that bans "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations." The United States has... Read More

Fact Sheet: Advancing the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Persons Worldwide - A State Department Priority

U.S. Department of State

2013-07-02

“As Secretary, I join with my colleagues at our embassies, consulates and USAID missions around the world in saying no matter where you are and no matter who you love,... Read More

Deputy Secretary Burns Presents Human Rights Defender Award to the Hammurabi Human Rights Organization

Deputy Secretary of State, William J. Burns

2013-07-01

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Remarks by President Obama and President Kikwete of Tanzania at Joint Press Conference

State House - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

President Barack Obama

2013-07-01

PRESIDENT KIKWETE: You Excellency, Barack Obama, President of the United States of America -- Mr. President, let me once again welcome you and the U.S. First Lady, and your entire... Read More

Remarks by President Obama at the University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa

President Barack Obama

2013-06-30

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you! (Applause.) Thank you very much. Thank you. (Applause.) Please, please, everybody have a seat. Hello Cape Town! AUDIENCE: Hello! PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thobela. Molweni. Sanibona. Dumelang. Ndaa. ... Read More

U.S. Statement on Syria Regime Attacks on Homs

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

Director of the Office of Press Relations, Patrick Ventrell

2013-06-30

The United States denounces the Assad regime’s continued attacks against the innocent civilian populations of Homs and the Damascus area. We call on all members of the international community to... Read More

Statement from Ambassador Ford About the Murder of Father François Mourad

U.S. Embassy Damascus, Syria

U.S. Ambassador Robert S. Ford

2013-06-29

We are appalled by reports that extremist rebels killed Father François Mourad earlier this week when they looted a monastery in Idlib province. This unprovoked violence against civilians is completely... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Support for Strengthening Democratic Institutions, Rule of Law, and Human Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

The White House - Washington, D.C.

Office of the Press Secretary

2013-06-27

The United States strongly supports the great strides many African countries have made to ensure good governance, rule of law, and respect for human rights.  We commend the progress they... Read More

Remarks by President Obama and President Sall of the Republic of Senegal at Joint Press Conference

Presidential Palace - Dakar, Senegal

2013-06-27

PRESIDENT SALL: (As interpreted.) Mr. President, Mr. Barack Obama, good morning, ladies and gentlemen. I’m extremely happy to welcome President Barack Obama for his first trip to Africa since his... Read More

U.S. Response to H.E. Sergey Lebedev, Executive Secretary of the Commonwealth of Independent States

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

Representative to the United States Mission to the OSCE Permanent Council, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2013-06-27

The United States welcomes Mr. Sergey Lebedev, Executive Secretary of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), to the Permanent Council today and thanks him for his presentation of the CIS's... Read More



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