Department Of State

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 07:55
On February 16, Secretary Rex Tillerson met with counterparts from the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and United Arab Emirates, in addition to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, to discuss the current situation in Yemen and how the international community can work together to strengthen cooperation to resolve the conflict.
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 08:44
Since President Obama’s call at the February 2015 White House Summit to Counter Violent Extremism for the international community to join together to expand our efforts against violent extremism, the global CVE movement has grown rapidly, and the pace of progress has been impressive.
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 08:33
Mr. President, thank you very much and thank you for the chance to address this council, to all the colleagues on the Security Council. I appreciate the fact that Russia’s presidency has chosen to focus on this issue, and I welcome the opportunity to talk about the urgent challenge of countering terrorism in the Middle East, North Africa, and elsewhere.
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 08:25
Remarks by Secretary of State John Kerry after the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Republic of Tunisia and the United States of America.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 10:10
Policy Statement from the Department of State on the Resignation of Guatemalan Vice President
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 11:10
Secretary of State remarks with Syrian Opposition Council President Khaled Khoja in the Treaty Room.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 07:28
Deputy Secretary Blinken participated in the fifth round of the U.S.-Colombia High-Level Partnership Dialogue in Bogota on April 27. Commenting on the many areas of successful cooperation with Colombia, Deputy Secretary Blinken stated that progress since the first dialogue five years ago is “thanks to the courage and resilience of the Colombian people, who are translating steady economic and security gains into a strong foundation for shared prosperity and durable peace.”
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 11:57
The U.S. Department of State launched its fourth annual “Free the Press” campaign today as part of the Department’s efforts to honor the fundamental importance of a free and independent media in the days leading up to World Press Freedom Day on May 3.
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 11:55
Recognizing the important contributions of the five Central Asian republics to broader regional stability, an interagency team will visit Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan for bilateral consultations on Afghanistan, April 20–24.
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 11:47
We’re particularly, here in the United States, committed to Lebanon’s stability and security. We’re anxious to see the presidency ultimately filled and to try to see the effects of Daesh and Nusrah and Syria moved away from Lebanon so that Lebanon can really have its sovereignty respected and its future protected and guaranteed.