Press Releases: September 2013

09/30/13 Deputy Secretary Burns' Travel to Geneva for Syrian Refugee Ministerial; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/30/13 National Day for the Republic of Cyprus;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/30/13 Nigeria National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
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 Violence in Nigeria; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/29/13 Botswana National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/27/13 Certification of the Colombian Government With Respect to Human Rights Related Conditions; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/27/13 Fourth Ministerial Plenary 27 September 2013, New York Co-Chairs' Fact Sheet: About the GCTF; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/27/13 Fourth Ministerial Plenary 27 September 2013, New York Co-Chairs' Fact Sheet: Creating a Global Fund for Community Engagement and Resilience; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/27/13 Fourth Ministerial Plenary 27 September 2013, New York Co-Chairs' Fact Sheet: Deliverables; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/27/13 Government Crackdown on Protests in Sudan; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/27/13 Joint Statement on Standing Firm Behind Civil Society-Lifeline: The Embattled CSOs Assistance Fund; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/27/13 Palau Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/27/13 Release of the Fifth Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/27/13 Remarks at a Meeting with Pacific Island Leaders;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
09/27/13 Remarks at the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
09/27/13 Remarks at the Global Counterterrorism Forum Ministerial;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
09/27/13 Remarks at the United Nations Security Council;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
09/27/13 The People's Republic of China National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/27/13 Tuvalu Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/27/13 U.S. Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Darfur and Central African Republic Crises; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/27/13 United States Delegation to the Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas Ministerial in Panama; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/26/13 2014 U.S. Climate Action Report; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/26/13 Interview With Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
09/26/13 Joint Communique From the Third Ministerial Meeting for the U.S.-GCC Strategic Cooperation Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/26/13 Ministerial Declaration on Ending Violence and Discrimination Against Individuals Based on Their Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/26/13 Read Out of Secretary Kerry's Bilateral Meeting With Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif; New York City
09/26/13 Read Out of Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi; 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
09/26/13 Remarks at the Friends of the Syrian People Ministerial;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
09/26/13 Remarks at the LGBT Ministerial Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
09/26/13 Secretary Kerry Travel to Japan and Indonesia; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/26/13 Special Court of Sierra Leone Appeals Chamber Upholds Conviction of Charles Taylor;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/26/13 The United States' Commitment to the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves: Year Three Progress Report; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/25/13 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Bilateral Meetings With Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius; New York City
09/25/13 Joint Statement of the U.S.-Iraq Joint Coordination Committee on Services, Technology, Environment and Transportation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/25/13 Remarks at a Global Health Event with Partner Countries (PEPFAR);  Secretary of State John Kerry; Waldorf Hotel; New York City
09/25/13 Remarks at the Arms Trade Treaty Signing Ceremony;  Secretary of State John Kerry; United Nations; 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
09/25/13 The Arms Trade Treaty; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
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
09/24/13 Taiwan's Participation in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO); Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/24/13 U.S. Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Syrian Crisis; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/24/13 United States and Mongolia Sign Bilateral Transparency Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/23/13 Death of Cuban Economist and Activist Oscar Espinosa Chepe; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
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
09/23/13 Lifeline: Embattled Civil Society Organizations Assistance Fund; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/23/13 Office of Authentications Relocating; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/23/13 On the Occasion of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/23/13 Opening of Cambodian National Assembly; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/23/13 Remarks at a High-Level Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on Disability and Development;  Secretary of State John Kerry; United Nations; New York City
09/23/13 Remarks at a Meeting of the Equal Futures Partnership;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
09/23/13 Science Envoy Convenes Science, Technology, and Engineering for Development (STE4D) Workshop in Pakistan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/23/13 Second Round of Presidential Elections in Maldives Postponed; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/23/13 Secretary Kerry Announces New Initiative to Address Gender-Based Violence in Global Humanitarian Emergencies; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/23/13 Sri Lanka Elections; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/23/13 Suicide Bombing at Peshawar Church; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/23/13 U.S. Department of State Joins Instagram; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/23/13 U.S. Welcomes Agreement in Guinea to Delay Legislative Elections until September 28; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/22/13 Background Briefing Reading Out Bilateral Meetings With Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy, UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed, Jordanian King Abdullah and Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisals; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
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
09/21/13 Mali National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/21/13 Terrorist Attack at Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/20/13 Belize's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/20/13 New APEC Business Advisory Council Member Named; 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
09/20/13 Remarks With Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/20/13 U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/19/13 Attack on EULEX in Kosovo; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/19/13 Civil Society and Government Explore How Women Faith Leaders Foster Religious Freedom and Peace; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/19/13 On the Occasion of Armenia's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/19/13 On the Occasion of Malta's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/19/13 Political Situation in Bahrain; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/19/13 Remarks With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
09/19/13 Remarks to the Press on Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
09/19/13 Saint Kitts and Nevis' Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/19/13 U.S. Pledges $69 Million in Support of Somalia's New Deal Compact; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/18/13 2015 Diversity Visa Program Registration; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/18/13 Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Jose W. Fernandez Travel to Mexico and El Salvador; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/18/13 Chile's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/18/13 Release of Political Prisoners in Iran; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/18/13 Second Round of Voting in Maldivian Presidential Elections; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/18/13 Secretary of State John Kerry to Travel to New York for the 68th Session of United Nations General Assembly; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/18/13 Swearing-in Ceremony for Victoria Nuland as Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
09/18/13 The Republic of Korea Chuseok Holiday;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/17/13 Acting Assistant Secretary of State Dean Pittman To Participate in a Google+ Hangout on the U.S. and the United Nations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/17/13 Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume III, Foreign Economic Policy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/17/13 To Walk the Earth in Safety: New Report Showcases 20 Years of U.S. Global Leadership in Landmine Clearance and Conventional Weapons Destruction; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/16/13 Extended Agreement Further Protects Archaeological Heritage of Cambodia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/16/13 Fulbright NEXUS Scholars' Research Addresses Climate in the Americas; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/16/13 International Entrepreneurs on "A New Beginning" Exchange Explore U.S. Business Practices; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/16/13 Mexico's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; 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
09/16/13 Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to Europe and Central Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
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 Framework for Elimination of Syrian Chemical Weapons; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
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 Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell Travels to Panama for Women's Entrepreneurship in the Americas Convention; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/13/13 Costa Rica's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/13/13 El Salvador's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/13/13 Guatemala's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/13/13 Honduras' Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/13/13 Joint Statements After Trilat;  Secretary of State John Kerry; UN Offices; Geneva, Switzerland
09/13/13 Nicaragua's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/13/13 Papua New Guinea Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/13/13 Science Envoy Travels to Colombia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/13/13 Secretary Kerry Travel to Jerusalem and Paris; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/13/13 Special Envoy Booth Travels to Sudan and South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/12/13 Guatemala: New Commissioner of the International Commission Against Impunity; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, 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
09/12/13 Selection of the U.S. Youth Observer to the United Nations General Assembly; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/11/13 Assistant Secretary Fernandez Travels to Brazil for the U.S.-Brazil Innovation Summit; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/11/13 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Geneva; En Route Geneva, Switzerland
09/11/13 Launch of the U.S. Coalition of Cities Against Racism and Discrimination; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
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
09/11/13 Secretary Kerry to Travel to Switzerland; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/10/13 Bangladesh's Impending Elections (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/10/13 Bangladesh: Corruption Allegations Against Muhammad Yunus (Taken Question); 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 Syria: Weighing the U.S. Response;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Google+ Hangout; Washington, DC
09/10/13 U.S. Assistance to Coffee Rust-Affected Countries; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/09/13 Acting Assistant Secretary of State Dean Pittman To Discuss U.S. Priorities at the United Nations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/09/13 Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda and Special Adviser Zeenat Rahman to Travel to Costa Rica for the ITU Global Youth Summit; Office of the Spokesperson; 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
09/09/13 Secretary Kerry to Participate in a Google+ Hangout on "Syria: Weighing the U.S. Response"; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/08/13 Joint Statement by Secretary of State John Kerry and a Ministerial Delegation of the Arab Peace Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
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 Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Vilnius;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy Vilnius; Vilnius, Lithuania
09/07/13 Presidential Elections in Maldives; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
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
09/07/13 U.S. Government Assistance to Syria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/06/13 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Visit to Vilnius, Lithuania; En Route Vilnius, Lithuania
09/06/13 Brazil's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/06/13 J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Convenes in Washington, DC, Hosts Panel on Impact of Fulbright Program in Latin America; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/06/13 Lebanon and Turkey Travel Warnings; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/06/13 Regarding Significant Reductions of Iranian Crude Oil Purchases;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/06/13 Republic of Tajikistan's Independence Day;  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
09/06/13 U.S. Lifts Restrictions on Bilateral Assistance to Mali; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/06/13 U.S. Pre-Election Delegation to Georgia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/05/13 Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell Travels to Indonesia for APEC Women and the Economy Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/05/13 Interview With Chris Hayes of MSNBC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/05/13 Kenya: ICC Membership (Taken Question); Washington, DC
09/05/13 Launch of the Small Business Network of the Americas, International Sister Center Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/05/13 Macedonia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/05/13 On the Occasion of Andorra's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/05/13 Secretary Kerry's Travel to Lithuania, France, and the United Kingdom; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/05/13 Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies' Travel to Seoul, Beijing, and Tokyo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/05/13 Swaziland National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
09/04/13 Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield Visits the Great Lakes Region September 3-4; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/04/13 Pakistan Nuclear Security; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/04/13 State Department Information Technology "Rising Star" Awarded; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesperson; 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
09/04/13 U.S. Department of State and espnW Announce 2013 Global Sports Mentoring Program; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/04/13 United States Expands Support for Multistakeholder Internet Governance; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/03/13 1,000 Observation Flights Under the Treaty on Open Skies; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/03/13 Assistant Secretary Russel Travel to the Republic of Korea, Japan, Brunei, Indonesia, and China September 5-14, 2013; Office of the Spokesperson; 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 Prequalified Construction Offerors Announced for New U.S. Embassy in Mexico City; Washington, DC
09/03/13 Special Envoy Feingold Makes First Official Visit to the Great Lakes Region; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/03/13 U.S. Department of State Honors Wanderson Jackson of Brazil as the International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month; Office of the Spokesperson; 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