Mark C. Toner

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 10:22
The United States strongly condemns Boko Haram’s brutal attacks this past weekend in Baga Sola, Chad, and in Cameroon in villages near Fotokol, Mora, and Seradji-Kerawa, as well as attacks last week in Niger and Nigeria.
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 08:43
The United States notes with concern the decision by Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou N’Guesso to hold a referendum on a new constitution that would overcome existing term limits and permit him to run again for president after the end of his term in 2016.
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 06:55
This week marked another reform milestone for Ukraine—the newly trained Patrol Police in Odesa were publicly sworn-in in front of Ukraine’s President Poroshenko, Prime Minister Yatsenyuk, and Minister of Internal Affairs Avakov.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 08:52
The United States views with concern reports of recent decisions by the Venezuelan National Electoral Council and Comptroller General banning certain members of the political opposition from running for or holding public office.
Monday, December 3, 2012 - 00:00
We continue to ask the Cuban Government to grant Alan Gross's request to travel to the United States to visit his 90-year-old mother, Evelyn Gross, who is gravely ill. This is a humanitarian issue.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 00:00
UN General Assembly Vote on U.S. Embargo to Cuba.
Friday, October 5, 2012 - 00:00
Our principal priority is that the Venezuelan people have a voice in deciding their next leader, and that the elections on October 7th are free and fair.
Friday, October 5, 2012 - 00:00
The Cuban Government continues to limit fundamental freedoms, including freedom of speech, including members - for members of the press.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - 00:00
The people of The Bahamas have once again demonstrated their commitment to democratic values that the United States and The Bahamas share.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - 00:00
Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns met yesterday with Honduran President Porfirio Lobo, reaffirming the United States' continued commitment to security and prosperity in Honduras.