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Remarks by President Obama at Transfer of Remains Ceremony for Benghazi Victims

Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama

2012-09-17

Scripture teaches us “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” Glen Doherty never shied from adventure. He believed that, in... Read More

Remarks by Secretary Clinton at Transfer of Remains Ceremony for Americans killed in Benghazi

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-17

Thank you very much, Chaplain. Mr. President, Mr. Vice President, Secretary Panetta, Ambassador Rice, Secretary Powell and Mrs. Powell, family members of the four patriots and heroes we bring home,... Read More

Secretary Clinton on Iran's Nuclear Program and Oil Revenue

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-17

The United States is determined to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon and has pursued a dual-track policy to do so. Yesterday, the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Board... Read More

Assistant Secretary Carson on Hearing on Peacekeeping Missions in Africa

Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs Johnnie Carson

2012-09-17

Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to speak about peacekeeping in Africa today. As members of the Committee are aware, President Obama’s recent Presidential... Read More

Assistant Secretary Blake at American Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, Robert O. Blake, Jr.

2012-09-17

It is a great honor to be here with so many old friends at the American Chamber of Commerce. I would like to begin by thanking President Vijaya Ratnayake and... Read More

Remarks from Ambassador Verveer at the Women in Law and Business Conference at the Law Society of Northern Ireland

Washington, D.C.

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, Melanne Verveer

2012-09-17

As the U.S. Ambassador for Global Women's issues, I want to extend greetings to all of you gathered in Belfast for the first Women in Law and Business conference and... Read More

Statement by Spokesperson Nuland on Camp Ashraf

Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-09-17

Today, the seventh convoy of approximately 680 Camp Ashraf residents arrived safely at Camp Hurriya. This convoy represents the last major relocation of residents from former Camp Ashraf to Camp... Read More

U.S. Calls Attention to Human Rights Situations of Concern in Human Rights Council General Debate

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2012-09-17

The brutal, persistent attacks of the Syrian regime against its own people continue to warrant our attention.  It is well documented that government forces have escalated violence, perpetrating outrageous targeted... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Donahoe on Renewal of Commission of Inquiry on Syria by Human Rights Council

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2012-09-17

Thank you, Madame President. The United States thanks the Commission of Inquiry for its continued diligent and critical work during the past year responding to the grave and escalating situation... Read More

Remarks by Secretary Clinton and Libyan Ambassador Aujali at Reception Marking Eid ul-Fitr

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Libyan Ambassador to the U.S. Ali Aujali

2012-09-14

Good evening, and although I am many weeks overdue in saying it: Eid Mubarak. No matter how belated we are honoring Eid and the end of Ramadan, this is a... Read More

Statement by Secretary Clinton on Deaths of U.S. Security Personnel in Benghazi

Washington, DC

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-14

The attack on our diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya on Tuesday claimed the lives of four Americans. Yesterday, I spoke about two: Ambassador Chris Stevens and Information Management Officer Sean... Read More

Civil Society Activists, Human Rights Defenders and Media Play Crucial Role in Advancing Human Rights

Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2012-09-14

Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America at the Human Rights Council 21st Session Thank you, Madame President. The United States is delighted to have the opportunity... Read More

Remarks from Assistant Secretary Brimmer on U.N. Peacekeeping Operations in Africa

Washington D.C.

Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Esther Brimmer

2012-09-14

House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Africa Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, Distinguished Members of the Committee; First of all, Thank you for convening this hearing on United Nations peacekeeping... Read More

Press Conference with Deputy Assistant Secretary Melia Pre-elections in Georgia

Tbilisi, Georgia

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Department of State for Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Thomas O. Melia

2012-09-14

MELIA: Thank you again for coming out this afternoon. I bring greetings from President Obama and Secretary Clinton to the people of Georgia.  They have sent to Georgia this week... Read More

Remarks from Deputy National Security Advisor McDonough at International Religious Freedom Conference

Washington, D.C.

Deputy National Security Advisor Denis McDonough

2012-09-13

AS PREPARED Good evening.  Your Eminence, Cardinal McCarrick, thank you for your very kind introduction.  Even more, thank you for your leadership as one of our nation’s most eloquent voices... Read More

Remarks from Ambassador Rice at the Holocaust Memorial Museum Risa K. Lambert Luncheon

Chicago, Illinois

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

2012-09-13

Ambassador Rice: Thank you very much, Mike. Thank you all so much for having me. Josh, thank you for that very kind introduction. I’d like to come to your question... Read More

Secretary Clinton and Moroccan Foreign Minister Al-Othmani at the Opening Plenary of the U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue

Benjamin Franklin Room, Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad-Eddine Al-Othmani

2012-09-13

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning.  Well, let me welcome our friends and colleagues from Morocco here to the Benjamin Franklin Room on the eighth floor of the State Department for this... Read More

Secretary Clinton Comments on Violence in Libya, Egypt and Yemen

2012-09-13

The following is an excerpt from Secretary State Hillary Rodham's remarks with Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad-Eddine Al-Othmani at the Opening Plenary of the U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue President Obama: Remarks by President... Read More

Freedom Online Conference Launches Digital Defenders Partnership

Washington, D.C.

Office of the Spokesperson, U.S. Department of State

2012-09-13

On September 6-7, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Michael Posner, led the U.S. delegation to Nairobi, Kenya for the Freedom Online conference. This event was the follow-up... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview with CBS News in Russia

Vladivostok, Russia

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-09-12

QUESTION: Madam Secretary, thank you for making time at the end of a very long trip. Rebuilding the relationship with Russia has been a prime focus of the Obama Administration’s... Read More



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