Press Releases: May 2009

05/31/09 Intervention at Pathways to Prosperity Ministerial;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; San Salvador, El Salvador
05/31/09 Millennium Challenge Corporation Event;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; San Salvador, El Salvador
05/29/09 Commitments to Best Practices to Avoid, Deter or Delay Acts of Piracy; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/29/09 Egypt: Under Secretary Burns Travel to Egypt (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/29/09 Memorandum of Agreement Signed with Afghanistan; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/29/09 North Korea: Can North Korea be Relisted as a State Sponsor of Terrorism (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/29/09 Palestinians: Unity Government (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/29/09 Third Plenary Meeting of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/29/09 U.S. Concern About Niger's Democratic Processes;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/28/09 Department of State Ranks High as Ideal Employer for All Undergraduates in 2009; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/28/09 Deputy Secretary Steinberg to Travel to Singapore and Japan; Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
05/28/09 Japan: North Korea Nuclear Test (Taken Question); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/28/09 Remarks With Visiting Egyptian Democracy Activists Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
05/28/09 Remarks at Signing of the Condolence Book for Former Korean President Roh;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Republic of Korea Embassy; Washington, DC
05/28/09 Special Background Press Briefing Postponed; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/27/09 Cuba: Organization of American States (Taken Question); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/27/09 Press Availability With Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Ali Aboul Gheit;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
05/27/09 Remarks With Roxana Saberi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
05/27/09 Special Background Press Briefing on Upcoming Secretary of State Travel to Central America; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/27/09 U.S. Department of State and the National Italian American Foundation Launch a Public-Private Partnership; Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
05/26/09 Mongolia: Presidential Election;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/26/09 ROK Endorses Proliferation Security Initiative Principles; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/26/09 Rewards for Justice - Abdul Basit Usman Reward Offer;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/26/09 Rewards for Justice - Khair Mundos Reward Offer;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/26/09 Rewards for Justice - Radullan Sahiron Reward Offer;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/26/09 U.S. Department of State Employee Terrence Barnich (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/25/09 Georgia: Joint Statement with European Union on Protests in Tbilisi;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
05/25/09 Readouts of Secretary Clinton's Calls to Japanese and South Korean Foreign Ministers; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/24/09 Israel: Comments on Jerusalem (Taken Question); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/22/09 Remarks With Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Karel De Gucht Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/22/09 Remarks at Award Presentation from the National Coordinated Effort of Hellenes;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/22/09 Status of USAID Money: Cuba (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/22/09 U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan Gration's Travel; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/21/09 Agreement for Cooperation Between the Government of the United States and Government of the United Arab Emirates Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/21/09 New Passport Agency to Meet Travel Needs of American Citizens; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/21/09 Remarks With Angolan Minister of External Relations Ansuncao Afonso dos Anjos Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/21/09 Remarks With Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/21/09 Second U.S. Joint Summit Working Group Meeting on Summit Implementation; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/21/09 Secretary Clinton Travels to El Salvador and Honduras;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/21/09 UAE Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation (123 Agreement); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/20/09 Department of State Ranks among Top Five in 2009 Best Places to Work ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/20/09 FY 2010 Budget for the Department of State;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC
05/20/09 Foreign Policy Priorities in the President's FY2010 International Affairs Budget ;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
05/20/09 U.S. Urges Consensual Solution Toward Constitutional Order In Mauritania;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/19/09 Afghanistan: State Department Staffing (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/19/09 Background Briefing on U.S. Humanitarian Assistance to Pakistan; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/19/09 Burma: Legal Proceedings against John Yettaw and Aung San Suu Kyi (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/19/09 Burma: Sanctions (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/19/09 Egypt's Role Against Global Terrorism (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/19/09 Humanitarian Aid to Pakistan;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; James S. Brady Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
05/19/09 Interview With Abderrahim Foukara of Al Jazeera;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
05/19/09 Interview With Manelisi Dubase of South African Broadcasting Corporation;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
05/19/09 Interview With Mikhail Solodovnikov of RTR;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
05/19/09 Remarks at the Global Press Conference;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
05/19/09 Secretary Clinton Appoints Stuart E. Eizenstat as Head of U.S. Delegation to the Prague Holocaust Era Assets Conferences, June 26-30, 2009; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/19/09 Sri Lanka: Cessation of Fighting;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/18/09 Designations of Three Greek Foreign Terrorist Organizations;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/18/09 Remarks At Barnard College Commencement Ceremony;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; New York, New York
05/18/09 The Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/18/09 Walkout at Geneva Talks on Georgia;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/15/09 Democracy Video Challenge Finalists Announced: Public Voting Begins; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/15/09 OSCE Presence in Georgia;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/15/09 P-5 Non-Proliferation Treaty;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/15/09 Secretary Clinton to Deliver Barnard College Commencement Address ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/15/09 Sri Lanka: Co-Chairs Call (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/15/09 U.S.-Caribbean Technical Meeting on Security Cooperation; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/14/09 Japanese Ratification of the U.S.-Japan Accord on Marine Transfer to Guam ;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/14/09 Remarks With Latvian President Valdis Zatlers Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/14/09 Remarks With Malaysian Foreign Minister Y.B. Datuk Anifah bin Haji Aman After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/14/09 U.S. Insists Eritrea Stop Fomenting Violence in Somalia;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/13/09 Humanitarian Concerns in Sri Lanka (Taken Question); Washington, DC
05/13/09 Remarks at the 39th Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Loy Henderson Auditorium; Washington, DC
05/13/09 Remarks at the New York University Commencement Ceremony;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Yankee Stadium ; New York City
05/13/09 Status of American Detained in Burma (Taken Question); Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
05/13/09 Status of Fathi El-Jahmi;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/13/09 Taking Diplomatic Action Against Piracy; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/12/09 Election of the United States to the Human Rights Council;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
05/12/09 Remarks With United Kingdom Foreign Secretary David Miliband Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/12/09 United States and United Kingdom Joint Statement On the Humanitarian Situation in Sri Lanka; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/11/09 Aung San Suu Kyi's Health ;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/11/09 Department of State to Host Council of the Americas' 39th Annual Conference; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/11/09 Detroit Passport Agency Inaugurated ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/11/09 Remarks With Finnish Foreign Minister Cai-Goran Alexander Stubb Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/11/09 Remarks With French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/11/09 Remarks at Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE) Dinner;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
05/11/09 Remarks at the Annual Global Classrooms DC Model United Nations Conference;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
05/11/09 Secretary Clinton to Speak at NYU Commencement at Yankee Stadium; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/11/09 U.S. Condemns Attacks on Somalia's Transitional Federal Government;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
05/11/09 United Nations Security Council Meeting on Sri Lanka; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/11/09 Welcome to Spokesman Ian Kelly;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
05/08/09 International Affairs - FY 2010 Budget; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/08/09 Remarks with Romanian Foreign Minister Cristian Diaconescu;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/08/09 Secretary Clinton to Address Model United Nations Participants; Office of the Spokesman; Question Taken at the May 11, 2009 Daily Press Briefing; Washington, DC
05/08/09 U.S.-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral Consultations; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/07/09 China's Refusal to Grant Visas to Americans; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/07/09 Industry Advisory Panel of Overseas Buildings Operations Meeting; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/07/09 Remarks With Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/07/09 Remarks With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
05/07/09 Remarks With Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/07/09 U.S. Condemns Chad Rebel Incursion and Calls for Parties to Commit To Existing Agreements; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
05/06/09 Remarks on Trilateral Consultations With Afghanistan and Pakistan;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Remarks at White House Briefing; Washington, DC
05/06/09 State Department Launches American Documentary Showcase to Promote Contemporary U.S. Documentaries and Filmmakers Overseas; Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
05/06/09 U.S.-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral Consultations II;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
05/06/09 Update on Silva Harotonian; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/05/09 Acting Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs Jeffrey Feltman Travel; Acting Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/05/09 Joint Investigation into Reported Civilian Casualties; Acting Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/05/09 President's Global Health Initiative;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
05/05/09 Remarks With Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/05/09 Remarks With Azeri Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/05/09 Remarks With Kazakh Foreign Minister Marat Tazhin Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/05/09 Remarks With Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
05/04/09 Japan Children's Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
05/04/09 Sea Turtle Conservation and Shrimp Imports; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/04/09 State Department Hosts Workshop to Develop Regional Approach to Stockpile Reduction in South East Europe; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/04/09 United States Signals Interest in Potential Ways to Address Hydrofluorocarbons; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/01/09 American Foreign Service Association's Memorial Plaque Ceremony;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; C Street Lobby; Washington, DC
05/01/09 Sneak Peek: Democracy Video Challenge Screening at the Hirshhorn; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/01/09 Soldiers Killed in Taliban Attack; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/01/09 State Department Lauds International Agencies on the H1N1 Virus A and Pork Safety; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
05/01/09 Town Hall Celebrating Foreign Affairs Day at the Department of State;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
05/01/09 World Press Freedom Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
 U.S.-UAE Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation (123 Agreement); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC