U.S. Government

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 10:39
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses chemical weapons and aid in Syria, a Jordanian query on Syrian airspace, the Afghan-led peace and reconciliation process with the Taliban, the Middle East Peace Process, the Iranian election, the Russian adoption ban, violence in Lebanon, and protests in Brazil.
Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 10:22
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses aid to the Assad regime in Syria, the new president in Iran, denuclearization in D.P.R.K., the Cuban Democracy Act, protests in Turkey, G8 discussions on Syria, Chen Guangcheng of China, and Secretary Kerry's call with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 12:31
Press Office Director Patrick Ventrell addresses recent developments in Egypt - the security situation, Egypt's democratic progress, and Amb. Patterson's remarks - cooperation with Congress on Syria, and talks with the Taliban.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 12:07
Press Office Director Patrick Ventrell addresses the upcoming Egypt protests, support for the Syrian opposition, foreign fighters in Syria, Qatar's new Amir, the Middle East peace process, and a missing citizen in Ecuador.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 11:57
Press Office Director Patrick Ventrell addresses the Geneva 2 Syria conference, Secretary Kerry's upcoming trip to Israel and Palestine, peace talks in Afghanistan, and cooperation with Congress on the Benghazi attack
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 11:47
Press Office Director Patrick Ventrell addresses security concerns in Lebanon, direct mail to Cuba, Snowden's asylum in Latin America, negotiations in Syria, peace talks with the Taliban, and Turkey's EU bid
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 10:36
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses the Syrian conflict, Secretary Kerry's discussions with Turkey and Venezuela, the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, elections in Pakistan, Boko Haram in Nigeria, and tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia.
Monday, July 8, 2013 - 13:57
In Egypt, the U.S. urges a democratic transition. Regarding the Israeli- Palestinian peace process, the U.S. sees progress towards final status negotiations
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 14:23
In his State of the Union address, the President announced that the United States will withdraw 34,000 American troops from Afghanistan by this time next year, decreasing the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan by half – the next step to responsibly bringing this war to a close.
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 14:16
As a supporting nation, the United States has taken steps to support the six confidence building measures (CBM) endorsed by the “Heart of Asia” group at the Kabul ministerial in June 2012.