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Statement by the White House Press Secretary on Ukraine

Office of the Press Secretary - The White House

Press Secretary, Jay Carney

2014-02-21

The United States welcomes the agreement signed today between Ukrainian President Yanukovych and Opposition leaders. The agreement, facilitated by Foreign Ministers Fabius, Sikorski, and Steinmeier and witnessed by Russia, is... Read More

U.S. Condemns in Strongest Possible Terms Fighting Outside UN Mission in South Sudan

U.S. Mission to Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

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

2014-02-21

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the fighting between the Government of South Sudan and opposition forces outside the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) compound in... Read More

Secretary Kerry on the Situation in Venezuela

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-02-21

I am watching with increasing concern the situation in Venezuela. Despite calls from that country’s democratic opposition and the international community, the Venezuelan government has confronted peaceful protestors with force... Read More

U.S. on Signing of the Agreement in Ukraine

Via Teleconference - U.S. Department of State

Senior State Department Official

2014-02-21

Special Briefing on the Situation in Ukraine MODERATOR: Thank you, and thank you, everyone, for joining us this afternoon on this call. Our speaker this afternoon will be , but... Read More

Statement by the White House Press Secretary on Ukraine

Office of the Press Secretary - The White House

Press Secretary, Jay Carney

2014-02-20

We are outraged by the images of Ukrainian security forces firing automatic weapons on their own people. We urge President Yanukovych to immediately withdraw his security forces from downtown Kyiv... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Recent Protests in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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 Baer

2014-02-20

The United States would like to draw attention to the recent protests which have taken place across many cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina since early February. As we have previously... Read More

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

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 Baer

2014-02-20

The United States welcomes Ambassador Janina Hrebičkova to the Permanent Council for the first time in her role as Head of the OSCE Mission in Montenegro.  You bring strong leadership... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Internet Freedom in Turkey

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 Baer

2014-02-20

The United States wishes to express its concern about the enactment by Turkey this week of a new law tightening government controls over Internet freedom. We echo the concerns of... Read More

Ambassador Baer on NGO Legislation Affecting Civil Society in Azerbaijan

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 Baer

2014-02-20

The United States joins others in noting with grave concern the adoption of recent amendments to several laws in Azerbaijan affecting NGO registration, fines, and funding. These amendments further restrict... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

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 Baer

2014-02-20

The United States extends a warm welcome to High Commissioner António Guterres. The broader OSCE region, including participating States and Partners for Cooperation, grapples with significant challenges related to refugees,... Read More

Background Briefing on the Situation in Ukraine

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

Senior State Department Official

2014-02-20

MODERATOR: Thank you, everyone, for joining us today on this call and for your patience with the change in time. Again, a reminder that this call is going to be... Read More

Ambassador Baer on New Barriers to Free Expression in Russia

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 Baer

2014-02-20

The United States first of all commends the Chairmanship for its focus on freedom of the media in 2014. We similarly continue to support the work of the OSCE Representative... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Situation in Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-02-20

It’s with anger and anguish that we have watched renewed violence on the streets of Kyiv today destroy more lives and rip apart more families. The people of Ukraine deserve... Read More

Launch of the Bureau of Narcotics and International Law Enforcement (INL) Guide to Gender in the Criminal Justice System

United States Institute of Peace - Washington, D.C.

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, Catherine M. Russell

2014-02-20

Good afternoon everyone, and thank you so much for the opportunity to be here. This is an important gathering of advocates and practitioners focused on the critical importance of women... Read More

Ambassador Russell Keynote Remarks at the Launch of the World Bank's Gender at Work Report

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, Catherine M. Russell

2014-02-20

Thank you Kyle and good afternoon everyone. I am grateful for the opportunity to be here. It’s wonderful to see so many friends in the audience. This event—and your being... Read More

Ambassador Power on Cooperation with the EU on Human Rights

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

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

2014-02-19

Thank you, Mr. President, and congratulations on Lithuania's presidency of the Security Council. Thank you also, Mr. Secretary General, for your remarks this morning, particularly the forceful comments you made... Read More

Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt’s Interview with CNN on Ukraine

U.S. Embassy Kyiv - Kyiv, Ukraine

Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt

2014-02-19

Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt’s Interview with CNN on Ukraine Aired February 18, 2014 - 14:00 ET THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Pyatt Following a Meeting at the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt

2014-02-19

Good afternoon. Let me begin by echoing some of my colleagues in expressing the deepest condolences for those who have lost their lives on the Maidan and around the atrocious... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks on Situation in Ukraine with French Foreign Minister Fabius

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-02-19

SECRETARY KERRY: Hello, everybody. First of all, let me say I’m very happy to be back visiting with Foreign Minister Fabius so soon after his visit to Washington. And we... Read More

President Obama on Situation in Ukraine

Governor’s Office, Palacio De Gobierno Del Estado De Mexico - Toluca, Mexico

President Barack Obama

2014-02-19

Excerpt from Restricted Bilateral Meeting, Mexico: The United States condemns in strongest terms the violence that's taking place there. And we have been deeply engaged with our European partners as... Read More



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