2013 Remarks - July-December

12/30/13 Funding for the Special Tribunal for Lebanon;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/27/13 Consensus Agreement on Yemen's Political System;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/27/13 Terrorist Attack and Assassination of Mohamad Chatah;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/26/13 Terrorist Attack on Camp Hurriya in Iraq;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
12/25/13 U.S. Welcomes Political and Diplomatic Initiatives Today in Baghdad;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
12/17/13 U.S. Intervention Delivered at the 10th Annual G-8-BMENA Forum for the Future; Acting Assistant Secretary Uzra Zeya, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Cairo, Egypt
12/15/13 Interview With Martha Raddatz of ABC's This Week;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
12/13/13 Secretary Kerry's Press Availability in Tel Aviv;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy; Tel Aviv, Israel
12/12/13 Civilian Massacres in Syria;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/10/13 Human Rights Day 2013;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/10/13 The P5+1's First Step Agreement With Iran on its Nuclear Program;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
12/09/13 Remarks at the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee's 100th Anniversary Celebration;  Secretary of State John Kerry; National Women in the Arts Museum; Washington, DC
12/07/13 Remarks at the Saban Forum;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Willard Hotel; Washington, DC
12/06/13 Press Availability at Ben Gurion International Airport;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Tel Aviv, Israel
12/05/13 Attack Against the Yemeni Ministry of Defense;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/05/13 Background Briefing on the NATO-Russia Meeting; En Route to Chisinau, Moldova
12/05/13 Joint Statement With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Prime Minister's Office; Jerusalem
12/05/13 Statement Following Meeting With President Mahmoud Abbas;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Muqata'a Presidential Compound; Ramallah
12/04/13 Interview With Gwen Ifill on PBS NewsHour;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman; Washington, DC
12/02/13 Israel Invited To Join the Western European and Others Group (WEOG) in Geneva;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/29/13 Regarding Significant Reductions of Iranian Crude Oil Purchases;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/28/13 Shelling of the Russian Embassy in Damascus;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/26/13 Secretary Kerry's Video Message on the Geneva Talks With Iran;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/25/13 Egypt's Demonstrations Law;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/25/13 Geneva Conference on Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/25/13 Violence in Yemen;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/24/13 Interview With Candy Crowley of CNN's State of the Union;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Geneva, Switzerland
11/24/13 Interview With George Stephanopoulos of ABC's This Week;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Geneva, Switzerland
11/24/13 Interview With Margaret Brennan of CBS's Face the Nation;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Geneva, Switzerland
11/24/13 Press Availability After P5+1 Talks;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Geneva, Switzerland
11/24/13 Remarks With United Kingdom Foreign Secretary William Hague Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Winfield House; London, United Kingdom
11/24/13 Remarks With United Kingdom Foreign Secretary William Hague and Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Winfield House; London, United Kingdom
11/23/13 President Obama Delivers Remarks on Iran's Nuclear Program; Washington, DC
11/23/13 Statement By The President On First Step Agreement On Iran's Nuclear Program; Washington, DC
11/21/13 Political, Economic, and Security Situation in Africa; Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
11/19/13 Bomb Attacks in Lebanon;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/16/13 Violence in Tripoli, Libya;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/15/13 Remarks at Human Rights Defenders Award Ceremony for Ms. Hanadi Zahlout;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
11/15/13 Syrian Unity;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/14/13 Interview With MSNBC's "Morning Joe";  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/13/13 U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Iraq; House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa; Washington, DC
11/12/13 Statement on Syria;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/11/13 Interview With Kim Ghattas of the BBC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
11/11/13 Remarks With Emirati Foreign Minister Abdallah bin Zayid Al Nuhayyan After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
11/10/13 Interview With David Gregory of Meet the Press;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Geneva, Switzerland
11/10/13 Press Availability;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Geneva, Switzerland
11/08/13 Remarks to the Press Upon Arrival in Geneva;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Geneva, Switzerland
11/08/13 Secretary Kerry to Travel to Geneva;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/08/13 Update on Secretary Kerry's Travel to Europe and the Middle East;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/07/13 Joint Press Availability With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Amman, Jordan
11/06/13 Background Briefing: Previewing Iran P5+1 Talks; Geneva, Switzerland
11/06/13 Remarks After a Meeting With President Mahmoud Abbas;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bethlehem
11/06/13 Remarks With Israeli President Shimon Peres Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Jerusalem
11/06/13 Remarks at Visit to a USAID High Impact Microfinance Infrastructure Initiative Site;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Manger Square, Bethlehem
11/05/13 Background Briefing: U.S. Officials on Syria; Geneva, Switzerland
11/05/13 Remarks at Former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's Memorial;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Tel Aviv, Israel
11/04/13 Meeting With Mission Saudi Arabia Staff;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
11/04/13 Remarks with Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Riyadh Air Base; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
11/03/13 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Meetings in Cairo, Egypt; En Route Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
11/03/13 Humanitarian Assistance and the Syria Crisis;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Bethlehem, PA
11/03/13 Remarks With Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Cairo, Egypt
11/01/13 Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to the Middle East; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
11/01/13 Readout of Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/31/13 Progress Eliminating Syria's Chemical Weapons Program;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/31/13 U.S. Policy Toward Syria; U.S. Ambassador Robert S. Ford, Syria; Opening Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
10/30/13 Background Briefing: Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki's Visit to Washington and the U.S.-Iraq Bilateral Relationship Under the Strategic Framework Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
10/29/13 Next Steps on Egypt Policy; Acting Assistant Secretary A. Elizabeth Jones, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
10/25/13 Assad's War of Starvation;  Secretary of State John Kerry; ForeignPolicy.com
10/24/13 Remarks at the Center for American Progress' 10-year Anniversary Policy Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; St. Regis Hotel; Washington, DC
10/24/13 U.S. Pledges Support to UN Trust Fund for Resettlement of Camp Hurriya Residents;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/23/13 Libya's Liberation Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/23/13 Remarks With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Villa Taverna; Rome, Italy
10/22/13 Remarks at a Press Availability After the London 11 Ministerial Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Foreign & Commonwealth Office; London, United Kingdom
10/21/13 Remarks With Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid al-Atiyah Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Chief of Mission Residence; Paris, France
10/18/13 Siege of Mouadimiya;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/16/13 Background Briefing on P5+1 Negotiations; Geneva, Switzerland
10/14/13 Background Briefing on P5+1 Negotiations; Geneva, Switzerland
10/14/13 Remarks With UN Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi Following Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Winfield House; London, United Kingdom
10/11/13 Statement on Awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/10/13 Press Availability in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
10/10/13 Situation Involving the Libyan Prime Minister;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/09/13 Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on U.S. Assistance to Egypt; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
10/09/13 U.S. Assistance to Egypt; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/03/13 Reversing Iran's Nuclear Program;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman; Written Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
09/30/13 Intervention at UNHCR Excom High-Level Segment; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Geneva, Switzerland
09/30/13 Remarks With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
09/30/13 Remarks at J-Street Gala; Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Martin Indyk; As Delivered; Washington, DC
09/27/13 Remarks at the United Nations Security Council;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
09/26/13 Interview With Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
09/26/13 Read Out of the P-5+1 Ministerial; New York City
09/26/13 Remarks After the P-5+1 Ministerial on Iran;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
09/25/13 Remarks at the Friends of Yemen Ministerial; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
09/25/13 Remarks at the Meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon;  Secretary of State John Kerry; United Nations; New York City
09/24/13 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Bilateral Meeting With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov; New York City
09/24/13 Read Out of Secretary Kerry's Bilateral Meeting With Syrian Opposition Coalition Chairman Ahmed Assi al-Jarba; New York City
09/23/13 Iran's Nuclear Program; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/23/13 Launch of Emergency Red List of Syrian Cultural Objects at Risk; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/22/13 Deaths of Israeli Soldiers; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/22/13 Remarks With Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
09/22/13 Shelling of the Russian Embassy in Damascus; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/20/13 Remarks With Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/19/13 Examining the Syrian Refugee Crisis;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; As Delivered Opening Remarks Before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa; Washington, DC
09/16/13 Remarks With French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Quai d'Orsay; Paris, France
09/15/13 Remarks With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Prime Minister's Office; Jerusalem
09/14/13 Background Briefing in Geneva; Geneva, Switzerland
09/14/13 Remarks With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Intercontinental Hotel; Geneva, Switzerland
09/13/13 Joint Statements After Trilat;  Secretary of State John Kerry; UN Offices; Geneva, Switzerland
09/13/13 Secretary Kerry Travel to Jerusalem and Paris; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/12/13 Remarks With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Intercontinental Hotel; Geneva, Switzerland
09/11/13 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Geneva; En Route Geneva, Switzerland
09/11/13 Relocation of Remaining Individuals from Camp Ashraf to Camp Hurriya in Iraq; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/10/13 Proposed Authorization to Use Military Force in Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the House Armed Services Committee; Washington, DC
09/10/13 Remarks by the President in Address to the Nation on Syria; Washington, DC
09/10/13 Syria: Weighing the U.S. Response;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Google+ Hangout; Washington, DC
09/09/13 Remarks With United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Hague;  Secretary of State John Kerry; United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office; London, United Kingdom
09/08/13 Remarks With Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid bin Muhammad al-Atiyah;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Chief of Mission Residence; Paris, France
09/07/13 Remarks With French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius at Joint Press Availability;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Quai d'Orsay, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Paris, France
09/07/13 Remarks With Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius Following Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Vilnius, Lithuania
09/06/13 Regarding Significant Reductions of Iranian Crude Oil Purchases;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/06/13 Secretary of State John Kerry on the Case for Action in Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Huffington Post; Washington, DC
09/06/13 Situation at Camp Ashraf in Iraq; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/05/13 Interview With Chris Hayes of MSNBC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/04/13 Syria: Weighing the Obama Administration's Response;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
09/03/13 Opening Remarks Before the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/03/13 Remarks by the President Before Meeting with Members of Congress on the Situation in Syria; The White House, Office of the Press Secretary; Washington, DC
09/01/13 Interview With Chris Wallace of FOX News Sunday;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
09/01/13 Interview With David Gregory of NBC Meet the Press;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
09/01/13 Interview With George Stephanopoulos of ABC This Week;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
09/01/13 Interview With Gloria Borger of CNN State of the Union;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
09/01/13 Interview With Major Garrett of CBS Face the Nation;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
09/01/13 U.S. Condemns Attack at Camp Ashraf in Iraq; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/31/13 Statement by the President on Syria; The White House, Office of the Press Secretary; Washington, DC
08/30/13 Statement on Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
08/28/13 U.S. Citizens Detained or Missing in Iran;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/26/13 Remarks on Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
08/23/13 Bombing in Tripoli, Lebanon; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/15/13 Background Briefing on U.S.-Iraq Political and Diplomatic JCC Meeting and the U.S.-Iraq Bilateral Relationship Under the Strategic Framework Agreement; Washington, DC
08/14/13 Remarks on Egypt;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
08/10/13 U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Iraq and Pledges to Help Combat al Qaeda;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/08/13 Saudi Arabia's Contribution to the UN Centre on Counterterrorism;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/07/13 Joint Statement by Secretary of State Kerry and EU High Representative Ashton; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/06/13 Yemen Travel Warning;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/02/13 Remarks With United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; London, United Kingdom
07/30/13 Background Briefing on Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks; Washington, DC
07/30/13 Remarks on the Middle East Peace Process Talks;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
07/29/13 Morocco National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/29/13 Remarks With President of Yemen Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
07/28/13 Resumption of Israeli-Palestinian Direct Final Status Negotiations;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/27/13 Situation in Egypt;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/25/13 Remarks With United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon;  Secretary of State John Kerry; United Nations; New York City
07/23/13 Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Leaders of United Nations Humanitarian Agencies and Other International Humanitarian Organizations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/19/13 Press Availability in Amman, Jordan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Amman, Jordan
07/18/13 Remarks With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Za'atri Refugee Camp; Za'atri, Jordan
07/17/13 Remarks With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Amman, Jordan
07/15/13 Press Availability in Cairo, Egypt; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Cairo, Egypt
07/15/13 Senior State Department Official On Secretary Kerry's Trip To Amman, Jordan; Washington, DC
07/06/13 Election of Syrian Coalition President;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/06/13 Readout of the President's Meeting with the National Security Council Regarding the Situation in Egypt; Washington, DC
07/06/13 Violence in Egypt;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/03/13 Statement by President Barack Obama on Egypt; Washington, DC
07/02/13 Press Statement After Meeting With Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
07/02/13 Readout of the President's Call With President Morsy of Egypt; Washington, DC
07/01/13 Press Availability in Beirut; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Beirut, Lebanon
07/01/13 Situation in Amuda, Syria;  Director Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC