Office of the Spokesperson

Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 11:29
On March 13, Under Secretary Gottemoeller will meet with Under Secretary Murad Bayar of the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries to discuss defense trade issues.
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 06:19
The United States condemns in the strongest terms today’s rocket attacks into Israel by terrorists from the Gaza Strip. It is reprehensible that dozens of rockets have been fired today alone. There is no justification for such attacks. We call for these terrorist attacks to cease immediately. Israel, like any nation, has a right to defend itself.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 07:37
The United States is deeply concerned by the Government of Burundi’s actions to prevent or break up two separate meetings of opposition political parties on March 8.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 06:21
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses the violence against detainees in Egypt, Secretary of State John Kerry's ongoing commitment to the Mideast peace process, Libya's democratic transition, and Israel's missile-raid in the Red Sea.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 12:13
Spokesperson Psaki addresses Iraq's security situation and its relations within the region, terrorist activities, transfer of weapons, and human rights violations in Iran and Israel, the call for immediate release of unjustly detained individuals in Syria, military training with counterterrorism forces in Jordan and Iraq, violation of the law in Libya, and U.S. position on Israel as a Jewish State.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 12:05
Spokesperson Psaki addresses human rights and the freezing of assistance in Egypt, and condemns the terror attacks. Also addressed is the Middle East Peace Process, the movement of chemical weapons in Syria, the cholera outbreak and UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti, and a dialogue to resolve issues in Saudi Arabia.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 11:57
Spokesperson Psaki addresses the status of the Privacy Act Waiver for the detained U.S. citizen in Egypt, encouraging officials in Qatar to engage one another, and the democratic transition in Tunisia.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 11:54
Spokesperson Psaki addresses the detained U.S. citizen in Egypt as well as the Privacy act waiver there and the role of consular officers. Also addressed are the Iranian arms shipment seizure and Middle East Peace Framework in Israel, travel of a Syrian UN representative, the dialogue between Gulf Nations, and the human rights report findings for Egypt and Israel.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 11:44
Spokesperson Psaki addresses the upcoming elections in Egypt as well as the detention of an American citizen there, the reports of EU High Representative Aston traveling to Iran, Ambassador Ford's comments on Syria, challenges in Iraq, Secretary Kerry's attendance of the Paris conference, and President Obama's meeting with President Abbas of Palestine
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.