Office of the Spokesperson

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 08:40
Issued jointly by the Governments of Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 08:38
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Special Envoy Don Booth welcomed South Sudanese leaders - including Vice President James Wani Igga, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, and Deng Alor Kuol - to the U.S. Department of State on October 7, to discuss ways of accelerating implementation of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan.
Monday, June 2, 2014 - 08:41
The meeting covered themes including reforming the security sector, combatting impunity, strengthening human rights institutions, and collaborating with civil society.
Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 14:15
Through this course, the Department will help countries more effectively clear landmines and other unexploded ordnance, saving lives, preventing injuries, and helping set the stage for reconstruction and economic development.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 10:12
As the President noted in his National Defense University speech in May 2013, countering terrorism requires a holistic approach. We continue to work with Nigeria and other international partners to help promote and support such an approach to Boko Haram.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 07:28
And we do not know if Iran will be able to make the tough decisions they must to ensure the world that they will not obtain a nuclear weapon and that their program is for entirely peaceful purposes, as they have said.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 11:38
Special Envoy for the Great Lakes and the Democratic Republic of Congo Russell D. Feingold
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 12:15
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver remarks at the 44th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas along with other Obama Administration cabinet members and politicians.
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 05:30
Question: What is the criteria for getting a country off the State sponsor terrorist list? Is there a trigger for a review?
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 12:12
The United States is implementing additional restrictive measures on defense exports to Russia.