Jen Psaki

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 10:02
Well, as an Administration, we continue to consider all available options to foster a peaceful solution to the unrest in Venezuela. We possess a range of diplomatic tools, including sanctions, to address human rights violations. But in our view, sanctions are a tool. They’re not an objective.
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 15:27
We believe no option should be off the table when it comes to sanctions, but timing is key and this current dialogue in Venezuela is still fragile.
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 06:46
The Government of Honduras, including its Supreme Court, has sent a clear message that those accused of crimes that jeopardize the safety of Honduran citizens will not be allowed to hide from justice.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 14:41
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses the stalled Middle East peace process, the Egyptian Foreign Minister's trip to DC, Kerry's upcoming travel to the DRC, and Turkey-Israel relations.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 14:34
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses the release of Egypt aid and U.S. security cooperation with Egypt, progress on the Middle East peace process, the detention of journalists in Ethiopia and Uzbekistan, the detention of human rights activists in Azerbaijan, the conflict in South Sudan, and a number of other issues.
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 10:06
Secretary Kerry spoke today with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir to express grave concern about the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, including recent violence in Bentiu and Bor and the deliberate targeting of civilians by armed groups on both sides of the conflict.
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 10:05
The United States welcomes the formation of a new government in Madagascar following the presidential and National Assembly elections held in late 2013. The installation of a new government marks a critical step in Madagascar’s return to democracy after five years of political and economic instability.
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 10:01
Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Luanda, Angola, on April 29-May 5 to encourage democratic development, promote respect for human rights, advance peace and security, engage with civil society and young African leaders who will shape the continent’s future, and promote trade, investment and development partnerships in Africa.
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 04:06
Spokesperson Psaki addresses recent violence and the scheduled elections in Syria as well as the stalled Middle East peace process.
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 06:13
Spokesperson Psaki addresses the recent news concerning Palestinian reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah and the future of peace negotiations, allegations of chemical weapons use in Syria and the growth of al Qaeda, and the certification of U.S. military assistance to Egypt.