Jen Psaki

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 07:59
At the request of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, the Coalition today launched airstrikes in and around Tikrit in support of Iraqi Security Forces ground operations. These strikes were designed to destroy ISIL strongholds with precision – protecting innocent Iraqis by minimizing damage to infrastructure, and enabling Iraqi forces under Iraqi command to continue offensive operations against ISIL in the vicinity of Tikrit.
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 05:29
The United States condemns the detention of Caracas Metropolitan Mayor Antonio Ledezma by Venezuelan security forces, as well as the systematic intimidation of other leading opposition figures. These actions appear to be a clear attempt by the Venezuelan government to divert attention from the country’s economic and political challenges.
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 08:31
The United States welcomes the February 9 parliamentary confirmation of Somalia’s Council of Ministers.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 07:33
Due to the uncertain security situation in Sana’a, the Department of State has decided to suspend our embassy operations and our embassy staff have been temporarily relocated out of Sana’a.
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 07:33
The United States welcomes the announcement by the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) of the start of military operations against the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), an armed group that has inflicted immeasurable suffering on the civilian population of eastern DRC and Rwanda for over 20 years.
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 07:31
The United States is concerned by the Ethiopian Federal High Court’s January 28, 2015, decision to proceed with the trial of six bloggers and three independent journalists on charges under the Anti-Terrorism Proclamation.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 09:25
The United States strongly condemns Hezbollah’s attack today from Lebanon on Israeli Defense Forces。
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 06:13
The United States is deeply concerned by reports of the arrests and indefinite detentions of Equatoguinean citizens protesting the expenditures incurred by the Government of Equatorial Guinea to host the ongoing Cup of African Nations football tournament.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 07:41
The United States strongly condemns the January 20 aerial bombing of the Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) hospital in Frandala, Southern Kordofan by the Sudan Armed Forces.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 07:35
The United States welcomes reports of six journalists released on bail in Eritrea.