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Remarks from Secretary Clinton and Libyan President Magariaf Before Their Meeting

New York, N.Y.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Libyan President Mohamed Magariaf

2012-09-25

SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, it’s wonderful to welcome the President of Libya and his distinguished delegation here to New York. As we all know, the United States lost a great ambassador... Read More

Statement by Spokesperson Nuland on the Conviction of Three Vietnamese Bloggers

Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-09-25

We are deeply troubled by the convictions of three Vietnamese bloggers who appear to have done nothing more than exercise their right to freedom of expression. Nguyen Van Hai (aka... Read More

Press Briefing with Ambassador Verveer on Equal Futures Partnership

New York, N.Y.

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer

2012-09-25

MS. NULAND: All right, everybody. Good morning. For our first briefing of UNGA week, on the record today we have Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large For Global Women’s Issues, to talk about... Read More

Remarks from Secretary Clinton at Clinton Global Initiative Meeting

New York, N.Y.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-25

PRESIDENT CLINTON: Thank you very much. Of all the useless introductions I’ve ever given, this would top the list. (Laughter.) We’ve already had a good morning laughing and talking about... Read More

President Obama's Remarks to Clinton Global Initiative

New York, N.Y.

President Barack Obama

2012-09-25

Thank you very much. (Applause.) Thank you. Appreciate it. Please, please, everybody have a seat. Well, good afternoon, everybody. And, President Clinton, thank you for your very kind introduction. Although... Read More

Remarks from President Obama to the United Nations General Assembly

New York, N.Y.

President Barack Obama

2012-09-25

Click here for *NEW* Remarks, Resources and Policy References on Freedom of Expression "I know there are some who ask why we don’t just ban such a video.  And the... Read More

Opening Plenary Statement Delivered By Ambassador Bohlen at OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

Warsaw, Poland

Head of US Delegation to the OSCE, Ambassador Avis T. Bohlen

2012-09-24

 It is a pleasure and, indeed, an honor to be in Warsaw for the annual Human Dimension Implementation Meeting.  My career in the U.S. Diplomatic Service coincided, and at... Read More

Statement by Spokesperson Nuland on Belarusian Elections

Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-09-24

The September 23 parliamentary elections in Belarus fell short of international standards and their conduct cannot be considered free or fair. The preliminary assessment of the OSCE election observation mission... Read More

Fact Sheet: The Equal Futures Partnership and United States Commitments to Expand Women's Political and Economic Participation

U.S. Department of State

2012-09-24

While the world has made significant strides in expanding opportunity for women and girls, continued inequalities remain, particularly in the areas of women’s political participation and economic opportunity. Growing bodies... Read More

Secretary Clinton Kicks Off Global Philanthropy Working Group; Announces Revisions to Tax Regulations to Support Civil Society Worldwide

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-24

Today Secretary Clinton announced new Treasury Department and IRS guidance aimed at lowering the legal barriers and administrative costs associated with cross-border philanthropy in support of civil society worldwide. The... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Rice at U.N. Security Council Briefing on Afghanistan

New York, N.Y.

US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Susan E. Rice

2012-09-21

AS DELIVERED Thank you Mr. President. Foreign Minister Rassoul, welcome back and thank you for your remarks. Special Representative Kubis, thank you again for all you do and for your... Read More

Namibia: A Model for Community-Led Conservation Efforts

U.S. Department of State - DipNote Blog

Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, Robert D. Hormats

2012-09-21

Robert D. Hormats serves as Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment. Frequently we can learn a lot from seeing what other nations are doing to improve... Read More

Fact Sheet on U.N. Resolution 1929, Sanctions Against Iran

U.S. Department of State

2012-09-21

Two Years After Resolution 1929: Tightening Enforcement of UN Sanctions Against Iran, September 20, 2012 In June 2010, the Security Council imposed tough new sanctions in response to Iran's continuing... Read More

Remarks from U.S. Trade Official on Services Agreement and World Trade Organization's Future

Washington, D.C.

Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Michael Punke

2012-09-21

As Prepared for Delivery before the House Committee on Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee regarding Prospects for an International Services Agreement “Chairman Brady, Ranking Member McDermott, Members of the Committee, I... Read More

Fact Sheet: Indonesia-U.S. Third Joint Commission Meeting

U.S. Department of State

2012-09-21

Presidents Obama and Yudhoyono established the U.S.-Indonesia Comprehensive Partnership to broaden and deepen cooperation between our countries, the third and fourth largest democracies in the world. Now in its third... Read More

Ambassador Kelly's Response to EU Statement on U.S. Death Penalty Case

Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2012-09-21

We are aware of the concern of the EU and other participating States regarding the use of the death penalty in the United States. As the United States has consistently... Read More

Ambassador Kelly's Response to Address by Georgian Deputy Minister

Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2012-09-21

AS DELIVERED The United States warmly welcomes you, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergi Kapanadze, to the Permanent Council. We thank you for your remarks. On August 22, the OSCE... Read More

Deputy Secretary of State Burns at Ceremony Honoring Fallen Americans in Libya

Tripoli, Libya

Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns

2012-09-21

Mr. President, Mr. Prime Minister, distinguished guests: We gather with heavy hearts today to remember four remarkable men -- Ambassador Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, Tyrone Woods, and Glen Doherty --... Read More

Assistant Secretary Gordon on U.S. Relations with Central Europe

Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Philip H. Gordon

2012-09-21

AS PREPARED Thank you, Wess, for that kind introduction. Let me take this opportunity to express my appreciation to you and your CEPA colleagues for the important work that you’re... Read More

Remarks from Under Secretary Hormats on Small Businesses in China

Washington, D.C.

Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, Robert D. Hormats

2012-09-21

AS PREPARED Thank you, Ken, for that kind introduction. It was one year ago this month that I met with Brenda Foster, Robert Roche, and your team from the Shanghai... Read More



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