Ambassador Power: Good Afternoon. As you just heard, members of the Security Council just received a briefing from Assistant Secretary-General Edmund Mulet on the situation on the ground in South... Read More
Okay, good morning, afternoon, whatever it is there. Let me go ahead and start with just a short statement on today’s visit to Juba.
I visited Juba today,... Read More
The United States believes Bangladesh has an opportunity to demonstrate its commitment to democracy by organizing free and fair elections that are credible in the eyes of the Bangladeshi people.
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The international community is laser-focused on the deeply alarming violence in South Sudan. We are all determined to continue standing for the aspirations of a people who have endured far... Read More
We welcome the pardon and release from prison of Mikhail Khodorkovskiy. We have repeatedly expressed our concerns about due process violations and selective prosecution in Russia, including against Khodorkovskiy and... Read More
The United States welcomes the official transition from the Peace and Consolidation Mission in the Central African Republic (MICOPAX) to the African Union-led International Support Mission in the Central African... Read More
Ambassador Baer Response to the Special Representative and Coordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, Maria Grazia Giammarinaro
The United States warmly welcomes back Special Representative and Coordinator for Combating... Read More
Response to Addresses by the Secretary General of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States, H.E. Halil Akinci and the Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic Speaking Countries,... Read More
Three years after the Belarusian Government launched its brutal crackdown on civil society, the democratic opposition, and independent media, we remember the political prisoners who remain in detention and reiterate... Read More
In 2011, millions of South Sudanese voted to forge a new nation, founded on the promise of a more peaceful and prosperous future for all of South Sudan’s people. In... Read More
Remarks at the Special Meeting of the 68th UN General Assembly Dedicated to the Life and Memory of Nelson Mandela
Thank you, Mr. President, for convening this memorial to honor... Read More
Hello, everybody. Thank you for coming out today and thank you for your patience.
President Obama asked me to travel to the Central African Republic in order to do two... Read More
The United States is deeply troubled by the recent fighting in South Sudan. We call on the country’s political leaders to refrain from any action that could escalate an already... Read More
Thank you, I am very pleased to be here and delighted to meet you all.
There is a lot to discuss today, and I am, above all, here to listen... Read More
They are scattered around the world, but they are valuable members of their communities. They are often absent, but their efforts mean families can build houses, put children through school,... Read More
It is an honor to represent the United States at this year’s Forum for the Future and a pleasure to be back in Egypt. On behalf of Secretary Kerry, I... Read More
Thank you Chairman Coons, Ranking Member Flake and other members for the opportunity to testify before you today on this urgent matter. I very much appreciate your interest and your... Read More
The United States welcomes the proposals in the Human Rights Council (HRC) today that will expedite the appointment of an Independent Expert for the Central African Republic in recognition of... Read More
MODERATOR: (Via interpreter) Excellency John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh, ladies and gentlemen, correspondents; you may now have the... Read More
We congratulate Dr. Michelle Bachelet on her election as the next President of Chile, based on the preliminary results issued by Chile’s electoral authorities. The Chilean people have once again... Read More