Office of the Spokesperson

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 11:53
Spokesperson Psaki addresses chemical weapons in Syria, the arrest of American citizens in Israel, the recent terrorist attacks in Nigeria, Iran's complaint to the United Nations, due process and Justice in Turkey, elections in Guinea-Bissau, election results in Afghanistan, the removal of travel restrictions for political parties in Iraq, and the USAID program in Cuba.
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 12:23
The Department recognizes the concern of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) regarding Baghlan prison construction.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 06:35
"We have not and do not intend to transfer this equipment to the governments neighboring Afghanistan."
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 11:34
Spokesperson Psaki addresses Secretary Kerry's meetings with Israeli Officials, settlements, the bilateral security agreement in Afghanistan, and the ongoing engagement on fighting terrorism in Pakistan.
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 13:21
This press briefing addresses Iran's nuclear capacity, ongoing developments in Syria, and U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan
Friday, January 10, 2014 - 14:19
There are two main authorities for terrorism designations of groups and individuals. Groups can be designated as Foreign Terrorist Organizations under the Immigration and Nationality Act. Under Executive Order 13224, a wider range of entities, including terrorist groups, individuals acting as part of a terrorist organization, and other entities such as financiers and front companies, can be designated as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs).
Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:34
Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses evacuations in South Sudan, Dennis Rodman's visit to North Korea, Iran's nuclear program, domestic politics in Egypt and other issues.
Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:29
Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses reconstruction efforts in the Philippines, diplomatic relations between the United States and India, Libya's Blue Mountain Group, recent violence in South Sudan and other issues.
Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 06:40
The United States is pleased to commit $15 million in financing towards the Central Asia-South Asia electricity transmission project (CASA-1000). We believe CASA-1000 can be a potentially transformative project, helping create a regional energy grid that connects Central and South Asia for the first time.
Monday, November 4, 2013 - 11:44
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses the Secretary's upcoming trip to the Middle East, political arrests in Egypt, the Syrian peace process, Rwanda's support for the M23 rebellion, press freedom in Latin America, and other issues.