Ambassador Dunn (Jan. 28): "In this pivotal year, we look forward to continuing our productive relationship with UNFPA to champion gender equality and the rights of women and girls everywhere."
Jan. 28: Read about the team of experts with USAID, the U.S. military, and the UN World Food Program who have been working to transport, track, and deliver critical medical supplies for the Ebola response in West Africa. Impact
Spokesperson Psaki (Jan. 28): "Equatorial Guinea must respect the right to freedom of expression for all of its citizens, including members of opposition political parties."
Spokesperson Psaki (Jan. 28): "We support Israel's legitimate right to self-defense and continue to urge all parties to respect the Blue Line between Israel and Lebanon. We urge all parties to refrain from any action that could escalate the situation.
On January 30-31, Secretary Kerry will host his counterparts from Canada and Mexico for the North American Ministerial in Boston, Massachusetts.
Special Representative Kim (Jan. 28): "North Korea needs to demonstrate its commitment to denuclearization in a concrete manner before we can resume any serious negotiations."
Jan. 28: The governments of France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn yesterday's attack on the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, Libya. Joint Statement
Spokesperson Psaki (Jan. 28): "We are deeply concerned by reports that Ukrainian parliamentarian and former military pilot Nadiya Savchenko is gravely ill due to her continued detention by Russia."
Jan. 27: The U.S. welcomes the launch of grassroots consultations in the C.A.R., and supports a national dialogue and democratic political transition process.
Ambassador Froman (Jan. 27): "We're working harder than ever to bring home trade agreements that will unlock opportunities by eliminating barriers to U.S. exports, trade, and investment while raising labor, environment, and other important standards across the board.
Deputy Secretary Blinken (Jan. 27): "We have been unified in pursuing a comprehensive solution that lays these concerns to rest, consistent with the President's firm commitment to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon."
Assistant Secretary Nuland (Jan. 27): "The trials we've been through over the past year have left us stronger, more resolved, and better equipped to defend and expand the community of values that defines us."
Secretary Kerry (Jan. 27): "We bow our heads in remembrance of the six million Jews and the millions more murdered by the Nazis – including Poles, Roma, LGBT people, persons with disabilities." DipNote
President Obama (Jan. 27): "My visit reflects the possibilities of a new moment. ... My commitment to a new chapter between our countries flows from the deep friendship between our people."
Assistant Secretary Russel (Jan. 27): "The rebalance to Asia also supports Cambodia regionally through our upgraded relations with the entire region, particularly with ASEAN."
Spokesperson Psaki (Jan. 27): "Those are some of the issues ... that we work closely with Saudi Arabia on. It doesn't mean that we don't express concerns about issues like human rights when we have them."
Vice President Biden (Jan. 26): "When it comes to energy, we're living in a new moment –- not just in the Caribbean, but worldwide. ... It's up to us to seize this moment and seize it together because a great deal has changed. Summit Page DipNote
Ambassador Power (Jan. 26): "The only solution to this situation is a political solution, not a military solution. ... Only if Russia takes these steps will there be a chance for the political solution that is so desperately needed."
President Obama (Jan. 27): "This anniversary is an opportunity to reflect on the progress we have made confronting this terrible chapter in human history and on our continuing efforts to end genocide." DipNote
Spokesperson Psaki (Jan. 25): "The U.S. welcomes the Parliament of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's approval of electoral legislation that sets the country on course towards timely elections in line with its Constitution."
Secretary Kerry (Jan. 25): "It's absolutely critical that these elections be conducted peacefully, that they are credible, transparent, accountable, so that the people of Nigeria can have faith and the world can have faith in the government that flows from it.
Spokesperson Psaki (Jan. 25): "The U.S. congratulates the people of Zambia for conducting another democratic election."
Jan. 26: The Summit highlighted ongoing efforts under the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative, including support for improved governance, enhanced access to finance, and increased donor coordination. Fact Sheet Summit Page DipNote
Secretary Kerry (Jan. 24): "The U.S. strongly condemns ISIL's despicable murder of an innocent Japanese citizen, Haruna Yukawa."
Jan. 23: The members of the United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway are gravely concerned with the continued lack of progress in the South Sudan peace negotiations.
President Obama (Jan. 26): "We're advancing the vision that I laid out on my last visit -- India and the United States as true global partners. And a core element of this vision is greater trade, investment and economic partnership."
Assistant Secretary Russel (Jan. 26): "The United States is also a Pacific nation. We are a resident Pacific power, and our prosperity and our security is closely linked -- inextricably linked -- with that of Asia."
Secretary Kerry (Jan. 24): "I join my European counterparts in condemning in the strongest terms today's horrific assault by Russia-backed separatists on civilian neighborhoods in Mariupol."
Secretary Kerry (Jan. 23): "Let me be clear: There are no grounds ... that will ever justify the murder of children, the kidnapping and the rape of teenage girls, or the slaughter of unarmed civilians."
Spokesperson Psaki (Jan. 23): "The Secretary will travel to Lagos, Nigeria ... to emphasize the importance of ensuring the upcoming elections are peaceful, nonviolent, and credible."