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Background Briefing: Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki's Visit to Washington and the U.S.-Iraq Bilateral Relationship Under the Strategic Framework Agreement

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

Senior Administration Official

2013-10-30

<p><strong>MODERATOR:</strong> Thank you so much, and everyone, welcome to the call. Our participant today, for folks to know, is . From here on out, he will be referred to as... Read More

Political Violence in Mozambique

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2013-10-30

The United States is deeply concerned by escalating violence between armed members of the opposition party Renamo and the Mozambican Armed Forces.  We are troubled by the confrontations in Sofala... Read More

UPR 17th Session – Intervention for Chad

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2013-10-29

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 17th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Foreign Service Officer, Miriam Schive The United States welcomes the... Read More

UPR 17th Session – Intervention for Israel

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Peter Mulrean

2013-10-29

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 17th Session page. AS DELIVERED The United States warmly welcomes Ambassador Manor and the Israeli delegation,... Read More

Testimony: Next Steps on Egypt Policy

House Foreign Affairs Committee - Washington, D.C.

Acting Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs, A. Elizabeth Jones

2013-10-29

Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel, distinguished members of the committee, thank you very much for inviting us to discuss next steps on U.S. policy toward Egypt this morning. This is... Read More

Building a Groundswell for Peace in Burma

2013-10-29

Approximately 100 students and community activists gathered at the American Center to explore their roots in faith and community, and the prospects for intercommunal peace in Burma, in an interactive... Read More

Secretary Kerry Op-Ed: Assad's War of Starvation

2013-10-28

Op-Ed in Foreign Policy Magazine The world already knows that Bashar al-Assad has used chemical weapons, indiscriminate bombing, arbitrary detentions, rape, and torture against his own citizens. What is far... Read More

Georgian Presidential Election

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2013-10-28

The United States congratulates the citizens of Georgia on their peaceful presidential election. We witnessed another historic day for all Georgians and an important step in Georgia’s democratic development and... Read More

UPR 17th Session – Intervention for Monaco

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2013-10-28

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 17th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Foreign Service Officer, Aleks Needham The United States warmly welcomes... Read More

UPR 17th Session – Intervention for Belize

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2013-10-28

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 17th Session page. AS DELIVERED by Foreign Service Officer, Valerie Ullrich Thank you, Mr. Vice-President. The... Read More

Secretary Kerry on International Religious Freedom Day 2013

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-10-27

Freedom of religion is a core American value, but it is not an American invention. It is the birthright of every individual, enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Release of Kevin Sutay From Captivity by the FARC

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-10-27

We welcome the release today of Kevin Scott Sutay from captivity at the hands of the FARC. The United States is profoundly grateful to the Government of Colombia and commends... Read More

Renewed Fighting in Eastern DRC

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2013-10-26

We are deeply concerned about reports of increased fighting in North Kivu and call on all parties to refrain from acts of further escalation. We are particularly concerned about reports... Read More

10 Year Anniversary of Arrest of Mikhail Khodorkovsky

U.S. Department of State

Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2013-10-25

Ten years ago today, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, then head of the Yukos Oil Company, was arrested in Russia and charged with multiple financial crimes.  Mr. Khodorkovsky and his colleague Platon Lebedev... Read More

UPR 17th Session - Intervention for the Central African Republic

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Department of State

2013-10-25

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 17th Session page. AS DELIVERED The United States welcomes the delegation of the Central African Republic... Read More

U.S. Statement on Tymoshenko and EU Association Agreement

U.S. Embassy Kyiv - Kyiv, Ukraine

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Thomas Melia

2013-10-25

I wanted to take the opportunity before departing Kyiv, after a very productive visit, to set the record straight on some inaccurate press reports that mischaracterized the U.S. government’s position... Read More

Advancing the Human Rights of LGBT Persons in Europe and Beyond

DipNote blog

Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Uzra Zeya

2013-10-25

I was honored to represent the United States government at the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) Europe’s Annual Conference, held in Zagreb, Croatia yesterday. Before an... Read More

Readout of Ambassador Power's Meeting with UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar Tomas Ojea Quintana

U.S. Department of State

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

2013-10-25

<p>Ambassador Power met today with UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar Tomas Ojea Quintana to discuss his report to the Third Committee and how the... Read More

USOSCE Response to the Address by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, H.E. Thorbjørn Jagland

U.S. Mission to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe - Vienna, Austria

Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, Christopher Midura

2013-10-24

AS DELIVERED We warmly welcome the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, and thank him for his remarks. As you know, Mr. Secretary General, the United States... Read More

USOSCE Response to Dr. Halil Yurdakul Yigitgüden, Coordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities

U.S. Mission to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe - Vienna, Austria

Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, Christopher Midura

2013-10-24

The United States welcomes Dr. Yigitgüden to the Permanent Council as he presents his latest report as Coordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities. We appreciate the high level of... Read More



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