Office of the Spokesperson

Monday, April 7, 2014 - 12:23
The Department recognizes the concern of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) regarding Baghlan prison construction.
Friday, April 4, 2014 - 09:50
Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf addressed the U.S.' diplomatic efforts in the region, including the Middle East peace talks, the Iranian nuclear negotiations, and the possibility of reviving the Geneva peace talks on Syria, as well as addressing other relevant issues to the MENA region.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 07:46
This is a very important moment for us because we believe deeply that this relationship can grow significantly, that there is much to be done to be able to advance our mutual interests. And in the end, diplomacy and relationships are built on the ability of countries to be able to find those interests and to find ways to be able to meet them together.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 06:11
Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf condemns the latest violence in Egypt and addresses several MENA related stories, such as Secretary Kerry's efforts to keep the Middle East peace negotiations on pace to continue through the end of the month, Iraq's upcoming elections, security conditions in Libya, and the status of the Syrian Embassy in the U.S. in addition to other stories.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 19:22
Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf addresses Secretary Kerry's scheduled trip to Israel and the West Bank amidst a crisis in Mideast peace negotiations and rumors of a possible deal involving convicted spy Jonathan Pollard. Harf also discusses U.S. assistance to Syrian rebels and the status of U.S. Apache helicopter deliveries to Egypt.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 08:32
Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf addresses the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israel, the Arab summit recognition of Israel as a Jewish State, the political and diplomatic situation in Syria, an Iranian leader's Anti-Semitic statement,mass trials and sentencing in Egypt, and the trial of U.S. citizens in Qatar.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 07:20
Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf addresses developments in Israeli-Palestinians negotiations as Secretary Kerry plans to region to meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Abbas. Harf also discusses elections in Turkey, assistance to Syrian rebels and the next round of nuclear negotiations with Iran.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 06:35
"We have not and do not intend to transfer this equipment to the governments neighboring Afghanistan."
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 12:12
Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses violence in Syria, peace in Afghanistan, policy options for Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, continuing talks in Israel and Palestine.
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 11:25
Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard will travel to Geneva, Switzerland on Monday, March 31, 2014 for meetings with officials from United Nations and other international humanitarian organizations.