2014

12/22/14 Marking the Tenth Anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/16/14 Anniversary of Kazakhstan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/11/14 Remarks at Center for American Progress;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Dan Feldman; As Prepared; Washington, DC
12/10/14 Remarks With Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
12/10/14 Remarks at the Political Session of the United States-Kazakhstan Convention;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Richard E. Hoagland, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Willard-Intercontinental Hotel; Washington, DC
12/04/14 Remarks at the London Conference on Afghanistan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Lancaster House; London, United Kingdom
12/03/14 Remarks at the Institute for Defence and Strategic Analyses;  Assistant Secretary Puneet Talwar, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; New Delhi, India
12/03/14 Senior State Department Official To Preview the London Conference on Afghanistan; Brussels, Belgium
12/02/14 Press Conference in Tashkent;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Tashkent, Uzbekistan
12/02/14 Remarks at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Tashkent, Uzbekistan
11/26/14 Statement by the United States of America at the 18th SAARC Summit;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Kathmandu, Nepal
11/24/14 Readout of Official Travel to India and Nepal;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall; Washington, DC
11/23/14 U.S.-Bangladesh Trade and Investment Ties: A Partnership for Sustained Success;  Assistant Secretary Charles H. Rivkin, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs; Dhaka, Bangladesh
11/18/14 Remarks for AgBio Tech Session at U.S.-India Tech Summit;  Assistant Secretary Charles H. Rivkin, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs; New Delhi, India
11/18/14 Remarks for Tech Panel at U.S.-India Tech Summit;  Assistant Secretary Charles H. Rivkin, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs; New Delhi, India
11/17/14 Project Sapphire 20 Years Later;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Richard E. Hoagland, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); Washington, DC
11/13/14 Remarks at the American Center;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall; New Delhi, India
11/13/14 Remarks for the Asia Society;  Assistant Secretary Charles H. Rivkin, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs; Mumbai, India
11/10/14 Video Remarks for the Launch of USAID Promote in Kabul;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell; Washington, DC
11/06/14 13th Anniversary CAREC Ministerial Conference;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Fatema Z. Sumar, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; As Prepared; Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
11/06/14 Remarks at John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS);  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Dan Feldman; Washington, DC
11/05/14 Anniversary of the Birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/31/14 Heart of Asia Foreign Ministerial; Beijing, China
10/28/14 Prospects for Regional Integration in Central Asia;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Fatema Z. Sumar, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; George Washington University; Washington, DC
10/24/14 Turkmenistan Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/23/14 Remarks at Diwali Celebration;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
10/14/14 Remarks on Pakistan at the Atlantic Council;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Dan Feldman; As Prepared; Washington, DC
10/10/14 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Recipients - Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/10/14 International Day of the Girl, October 11;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/10/14 Interview With Masood Farivar of Voice of America;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/02/14 A Read Out of Indian Prime Minister Modi's Recent Visit to the United States;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
09/30/14 Background Briefing on the U.S.-Afghanistan Security and Defense Cooperation Agreement; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
09/30/14 Remarks With Vice President Joe Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
09/30/14 Signing of Bilateral Security Agreement and NATO Status of Forces Agreement;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/29/14 United States Congratulates President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/27/14 Afghanistan's Triumph of Statesmanship and Compromise;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington Post
09/25/14 Update on Afghanistan Elections;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Dan Feldman; New York, NY
09/24/14 Background Briefing on Afghanistan; Waldorf-Astoria; New York City
09/23/14 Expanding Economic Connectivity in Greater Central Asia;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Asia Society; New York City
09/21/14 Remarks With French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Waldorf-Astoria; New York City
09/21/14 United States Congratulates Dr. Ashraf Ghani and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on the Agreement on Formation of a Government of National Unity;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/05/14 Remarks at Ashgabat Media Event;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Daniel Rosenblum, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
08/29/14 Kyrgyz Republic's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/29/14 Uzbekistan Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/18/14 Afghan Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/14/14 India Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/14/14 Pakistan Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/14/14 U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities in India;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; New York, NY
08/08/14 Remarks With Afghan Officials After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; United Nations Assistance Mission; Kabul, Afghanistan
08/06/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Kabul, Afghanistan; En Route to Kabul, Afghanistan
08/01/14 Additional Visas Authorized for the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Program;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/01/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi; New Delhi, India
08/01/14 Background Briefing on the Humanitarian Cease-fire in Gaza; Office of the Spokesperson; New Delhi, India
08/01/14 Remarks on the Humanitarian Cease-fire Announcement in Gaza;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New Delhi, India
08/01/14 Secretary Kerry Meets With Embassy New Delhi Staff;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New Delhi, India
07/31/14 Interview With Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Dr. Prannoy Roy of NDTV;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New Delhi, India
07/31/14 Remarks With Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan; New Delhi, India
07/30/14 India's Economic Strength and Business Environment Are of Strategic Importance to the U.S.;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Economic Times; Washington, DC
07/30/14 Op-Ed on Afghanistan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; TOLOnews; Washington, DC
07/29/14 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to India; En Route to India
07/29/14 Interview With BBC Radio 4;  Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Dan Feldman; London, United Kingdom
07/28/14 Remarks at the Center for American Progress' India: 2020 Program;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Center for American Progress; Washington, DC
07/25/14 Maldives Independence Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/24/14 U.S.-India Relations Under the Modi Government;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; As-delivered remarks before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
07/22/14 Press Briefing on Afghanistan;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins; Kabul, Afghanistan
07/18/14 Update on Afghanistan Elections;  Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Dan Feldman; Washington, DC
07/16/14 Re-energizing U.S.-India Ties;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Near Eastern & South & Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
07/14/14 Background Briefing on Afghanistan Elections; Washington, DC
07/13/14 Background Briefing on Meetings in Kabul; En Route to Vienna, Austria
07/12/14 Remarks With Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Head of UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan Jan Kubis;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kabul, Afghanistan
07/12/14 Remarks With Head of UN Assistance Mission to Afghanistan Jan Kubis, Afghan Presidential Candidate Abdullah Abdullah, and Afghan Presidential Candidate Ashraf Ghani;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kabul, Afghanistan
07/11/14 Background Briefing on Afghanistan; Kabul, Afghanistan
07/11/14 Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to Afghanistan; En Route to Kabul, Afghanistan
07/11/14 Remarks With Afghan Presidential Candidate Abdullah Abdullah Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kabul, Afghanistan
07/11/14 Remarks With Afghan Presidential Candidate Ashraf Ghani Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kabul, Afghanistan
07/11/14 Remarks With Afghan Security Officials Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kabul, Afghanistan
07/11/14 Remarks With Head of UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Jan Kubis Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kabul, Afghanistan
07/11/14 TV Interview With NDTV Anchor Barkha Dutt;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; New Delhi, India
07/10/14 Press Gaggle Outside of Ministry of Finance;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; New Delhi, India
07/09/14 Remarks on Afghanistan to the Asia Society;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins; Washington, DC
07/08/14 Interview With BBC World;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins; Washington, DC
07/08/14 Interview With Jamaluddin Mosawi of BBC;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins; Washington, DC
07/08/14 Interview With TOLO News;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins; Washington, DC
07/07/14 Interview With Zheela Noori of VOA;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins; Washington, DC
07/07/14 Statement on Afghanistan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
07/02/14 On Retirement of Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, James Dobbins, and Appointment of Special Representative Daniel Feldman;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/16/14 U.S. Security Policy in Central and South Asia;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Richard E. Hoagland, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; The Mayflower Hotel; Washington, DC
06/14/14 Conclusion of Afghan Elections;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/13/14 Remarks With Pakistani National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; London, United Kingdom
06/12/14 Dedication of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Memorial Wall;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; 21st Street Entrance; Washington, DC
06/12/14 Interview With Forbes.kz;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Fatema Z. Sumar, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Almaty, Kazakhstan
06/12/14 Interview With Kazakhstan TV;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Fatema Z. Sumar, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Almaty, Kazakhstan
06/12/14 Remarks at the Dedication of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Memorial Wall;  Secretary of State John Kerry; 21st Street Entrance; Washington, DC
06/07/14 Interview With Elise Labott of CNN;  Secretary of State John Kerry; St. Briac, France
06/03/14 Remarks at Tribhuvan University's Graduate Program in International Relations and Diplomacy;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Atul Keshap, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Kathmandu, Nepal
06/03/14 We Need More Visas, Now, for Our Afghan Allies;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Los Angeles Times
05/31/14 Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
05/27/14 Statement by the President on Afghanistan; Washington, DC
05/27/14 The Way Forward in Afghanistan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
05/20/14 Indian Elections and Formation of New Government;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
05/09/14 Statement by Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns on Visiting Pakistan;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Islamabad, Pakistan
05/08/14 Shaping the Future of Trade and Connectivity in the Indo-Pacific;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Fatema Z. Sumar, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; CII Kolkata Business Luncheon, Park Hotel; Kolkata, India
05/07/14 Remarks at a Press Availability in Tashkent, Uzbekistan;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Tashkent, Uzbekistan
04/30/14 A Transformation: Afghanistan Beyond 2014;  Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Jarrett Blanc; Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
04/30/14 A Transformation: Afghanistan Beyond 2014;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Fatema Z. Sumar, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
04/30/14 Assessing U.S. Foreign Assistance Priorities in South Asia;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
04/25/14 Interview on PTV's Politics Today;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins; Islamabad, Pakistan
04/25/14 The United States and India: Global Partners in the Global Economy;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Tampa Convention Center; Tampa, FL
04/16/14 Remarks to the 2014 SAIS Pride Conference;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Richard E. Hoagland, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies; Washington, DC
04/16/14 U.S. Foreign Policy in South Asia: A Vision for Prosperity and Security;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government; Cambridge, MA
04/11/14 Bengali New Year - Pahela Boishakh;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/11/14 Nepali New Year (Bikram Sambat) Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/11/14 Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/05/14 Afghanistan Elections;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/03/14 Meeting With American University of Central Asia Students;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
04/02/14 Upcoming Afghan Elections;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/01/14 Remarks at L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Astana, Kazakhstan
03/27/14 UN Human Rights Council Vote on Sri Lanka Reconciliation;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/24/14 Remarks With Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Hague, Netherlands
03/22/14 74th Anniversary of the Lahore Resolution;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/20/14 Promoting Regional Security and Economic Opportunity;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Fatema Z. Sumar, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
03/06/14 Interview With Headlines Today/Aaj Tak;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; New Delhi, India
03/06/14 Interview With Times Now;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; New Delhi, India
03/06/14 Question and Answer Session at The American Center;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; New Delhi, India
03/06/14 The United States and India: Our Economic Opportunity in Tomorrow's Asia;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; The American Center; New Delhi, India
02/28/14 Keynote Address at ASAP-USIP-VOA Conference on "Getting Beyond Afghanistan in 2014";  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James F. Dobbins; United States Institute for Peace; Washington, DC
02/24/14 Press Roundtable in Dhaka;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Atul Keshap, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Dhaka, Bangladesh
02/05/14 U.S. Counternarcotics Operations in Afghanistan;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Prepared Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Sub-Committee on tbe Middle East and North Africa; Washington, DC
02/01/14 Press Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Colombo, Sri Lanka
01/27/14 Counter-Narcotics Justice Center Detention Facility (CNJC)- Handover Ceremony;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Kabul, Afghanistan
01/27/14 Remarks at Dinner in Honor of the Prime Minister's Advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz and Defense Minister and Water and Power Minister Khwaja Asif;  Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom; Embassy of Pakistan; Washington, DC
01/27/14 Remarks at the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
01/26/14 Signing Ceremony for Memorandum of Intent on Re-Designed Good Performers Initiative (GPI);  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Kabul, Afghanistan
01/25/14 India Republic Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/23/14 Remarks at Participation in Indian Republic Day;  Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom; Washington, DC
01/15/14 Future U.S. Counternarcotics Efforts in Afghanistan;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control; Washington, DC