Press Releases: August 2013

08/31/13 Kyrgyz Republic's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/31/13 Uzbekistan Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/30/13 Bureau of International Organization Affairs Launches New Careers Website; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/30/13 Canceled Due to a Scheduling Conflict: Secretary Kerry To Deliver Remarks on Latin America at the 17th Annual CAF Conference; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/30/13 Departure of Ambassador Patterson and Appointment of Ambassador David M. Satterfield as U.S. Chargé d'Affaires in Cairo; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/30/13 On the Occasion of the Feast of San Marino;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/30/13 Secretary of State John Kerry Statement on Situation in Syria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/30/13 Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King to Travel to North Korea - Update; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/30/13 Statement on Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
08/30/13 Trinidad and Tobago's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/30/13 Vietnam's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/29/13 Assistant Secretary of State William R. Brownfield Travels to the Philippines, Burma, Thailand and Japan September 1 - 10; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/29/13 Final Design Team Shortlist Announced for New U.S. Embassy in Beirut; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/29/13 Malaysia Hari Merdeka;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/29/13 Supreme Court Decision: Ghana's 2012 Presidential Election; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/28/13 Ambassador Donald Booth Named U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/28/13 U.S. Citizens Detained or Missing in Iran;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/28/13 U.S. Department of State Announces Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship Winners; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/27/13 Joint Statement of the U.S.-Colombia Security Cooperation Coordinating Group; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/27/13 Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King's Travel to North Korea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/27/13 United States-European Union Human Rights Consultations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/26/13 Attacks on Civilians in Nigeria's Northeast; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/26/13 Freedom Online Coalition Joint Statement on the Socialist Republic of Vietnam's Decree 72; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/26/13 Remarks on Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
08/25/13 Statement on Situation in Eastern Congo; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/23/13 Appointment of Judge Rosemary Barkett as a Member of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/23/13 Bombing in Tripoli, Lebanon; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/23/13 Department of State Concludes Settlement of Export Violations by Meggitt-USA, Inc.; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/23/13 On the Occasion of Moldova's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/23/13 Uruguay's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/22/13 Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield Travel to Miami, Florida; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/22/13 Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume II, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/22/13 On the Occasion of Ukraine's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/21/13 Terrorist Designation of Mohamed Lahbous; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/21/13 Thailand Hosts Bilateral Proliferation Security Initiative Table Top Exercise; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
08/20/13 Mali Presidential Elections;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/20/13 Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations, 1969-1976, Volume XXXIII, SALT II, 1972-1980; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/20/13 Tropical Storm Trami; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/20/13 U.S. Support for Yemen; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/20/13 United States Breaks Ground On New Embassy in Cotonou, Benin; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/19/13 First United States-Myanmar Trafficking in Persons Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/19/13 On the Occasion of Hungary's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/19/13 World Humanitarian Day 2013;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/18/13 Afghanistan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/16/13 Gabonese Republic's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/16/13 Open Skies Agreement with the People's Republic of Bangladesh; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/16/13 State Department to Incorporate International Code of Conduct into Worldwide Protective Services Contracts; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/16/13 Women Leaders from Pacific Participate in U.S. Program on Climate Change; 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
08/15/13 Joint Statement of the U.S.-Iraq Political and Diplomatic Joint Coordination Committee; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/15/13 Remarks at the Diplomatic and Political Joint Coordinating Committee Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Deputy Secretary Conference Room; Washington, DC
08/15/13 Republic of Indonesia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/15/13 Republic of the Congo's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/15/13 U.S.-Iraqi Strategic Framework Agreement: Update on Implementation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/14/13 India Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/14/13 Pakistan Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/14/13 Remarks on Egypt;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
08/14/13 Secretary Kerry To Deliver Remarks To Open U.S.-Iraq Diplomatic and Political JCC; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/14/13 United States and Jordan Sign Loan Guarantee Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/13/13 On the Occasion of Liechtenstein's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/13/13 Remarks With Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Itamaraty Palace; Brasilia, Brazil
08/13/13 Remarks at Luncheon With Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Itamaraty Palace; Brasilia, Brazil
08/13/13 Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues Zeenat Rahman To Meet With Young Israelis and Palestinians on Upcoming Travel; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/13/13 Travel of Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/12/13 Detention of Bangladeshi Human Rights Activist Adilur Rahman Khan; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/12/13 International Youth Day, August 12, 2013;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/12/13 Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Bogota;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Embassy Bogota, Colombia
08/12/13 Remarks With Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bogota, Colombia
08/12/13 Remarks at Counter-Narcotics Directorate Headquarters;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bogota, Colombia
08/12/13 Remarks at the Arcangeles Wounded Warrior Program;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Coldeportes Bogota, Colombia
08/12/13 U.S. Congratulates Mexico on Joining the Australia Group; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/11/13 Chad's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; 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
08/09/13 AGOA Forum Convenes in Ethiopia, August 9-13; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/09/13 African Women's Entrepreneurship Program Participants Gather at AGOA Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/09/13 Background Briefing on U.S.-Russia 2+2 Meeting Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
08/09/13 Ecuador's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/09/13 Remarks Before the Russia 2+2 Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
08/09/13 State Department Concludes Settlement of Export Violations by Aeroflex Incorporated; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/09/13 Update on Status of Embassies and Consulates;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/09/13 Violent Incidents in Weliweriya, Sri Lanka;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/08/13 Arrest of Wildlife Trafficker;  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
08/08/13 Secretary of State John Kerry's Travel to Colombia and Brazil;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/07/13 Department of State to Host Google+ Hangout on Visa Processing for Same-sex Couples; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/07/13 Fifteenth Anniversary of East Africa Embassy Bombings;  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
08/07/13 President Obama Increases Humanitarian Assistance for Syria Crisis; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/07/13 Remarks at the Launch of the Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/07/13 Republic of Singapore National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/07/13 Sentencing of Somali Pirates Involved in the Attack on the S/V QUEST;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/07/13 Under Secretary Sherman To Lead U.S. Delegation to the U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/06/13 Annual U.S. Youth Observer at the United Nations General Assembly; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/06/13 Expulsion of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Staff in Darfur;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/06/13 Marking the Anniversary of the Founding of ASEAN;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/06/13 Secretary of State John Kerry to Launch Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/06/13 Terrorist Designation of Bahawal Khan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/06/13 Yemen Travel Warning;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/05/13 Appointment of U.S. Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/05/13 Bolivia's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/05/13 Jamaica's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/05/13 U.S. Department of State to Send Sports Envoys Ticha Penicheiro and Cedric Ceballos to Empower Youth in Angola; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/04/13 Statement on Update of Embassy and Consulate Closure;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/03/13 Suicide Attack Near Indian Consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/03/13 Zimbabwe's Presidential Election;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
08/02/13 Announcement on Visa Changes for Same-Sex Couples;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy London; London, United Kingdom
08/02/13 Deputy Secretary Burns' Travel to Cairo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/02/13 Niger's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; 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
08/02/13 Second Anniversary of the Arrest of Ales Byalyatski; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/01/13 Embassy Islamabad Meet and Greet;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy; Islamabad, Pakistan
08/01/13 Meeting of the U.S.-Honduras Bilateral Human Rights Working Group; Washington, DC
08/01/13 Remarks With Pakistani Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Prime Minister's Residence; Islamabad, Pakistan
08/01/13 Remarks at Energy Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Zero Point Power Plant; Islamabad, Pakistan
08/01/13 Remarks at the Iftar Roundtable;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Fatimah Jinnah Women's University; Rawalpindi, Pakistan
08/01/13 U.S. Department of State Honors Hotam Fayzulloev of Tajikistan as International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC