Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 08:23
"With this specific case, we are certainly aware of the allegations of human rights violations committed by the Indonesian army while the general served as army chief of staff. We are not, however, aware of any allegation that ties the defense minister explicitly to a specific human rights violation."
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:13
"We continue to stress to the Georgian Government the importance of due process and rule of law and of conducting investigations with transparency to avoid even the perception that the judicial system is being used for political retribution."
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 06:17
The United States is alarmed that human rights defender Leyla Yunus remains in pre-trial detention in Azerbaijan, without access to necessary medical care, despite her deteriorating health. We are also especially concerned about continued threats to Leyla Yunus’ physical security.
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 05:49
Secretary Kerry named Ambassador Nancy Powell to lead the Ebola Coordination Unit at the Department of State. In this role, Ambassador Powell will lead the State Department’s outreach to international partners, including foreign governments, to ensure a speedy and truly global response to this crisis.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 06:15
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed the ongoing crisis in Israel and Palestine, the nuclear negotiations with Iran, the civil war in Syria, and the U.S. Ambassador to Turkey.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 06:15
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed the ongoing violence in the Gaza Strip and Israel, the P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran, the election of an Iraqi parliamentary speaker, the BRICS annual summit, concern over the level of violence in Libya, and the refugee crisis in Syria.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 06:07
We are pleased to announce the arrival of Ambassador Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, the first Somali Ambassador to the United States in over twenty years. Ambassador Sharmarke’s arrival to Washington represents the latest progress in advancing U.S.-Somali relations. We look forward to working with Ambassador Sharmarke and continuing to work with the Federal Government of Somalia to bring stability, security, and prosperity to all Somali people.
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 06:09
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 05:52
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed the continuing violence in Israel and Palestine, the seizure of nuclear materials from the University of Mosul, and the ongoing investigation of Benghazi.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 13:09
The United States Government strongly condemns the violence that occurred in Amran over the past week that has resulted in the loss of lives, including members of the Yemeni military and innocent civilians