Press Releases: November 2014

11/30/14 Elections in Bahrain;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/30/14 Qatar Court of Appeals Overturns Verdict in the Trial of Matthew and Grace Huang;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/30/14 U.S. Congratulates Namibia on Presidential Elections;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/28/14 Barbados' Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/28/14 Lao People's Democratic Republic Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/28/14 Mauritania National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/28/14 Secretary of State John Kerry To Introduce the Commissioner General for the USA Pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/28/14 Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Daniel F. Feldman Travels to Belgium and the United Kingdom, December 1-5; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/28/14 United States Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Nigeria;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/26/14 Albania's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/26/14 Attack on OSCE Monitors in Eastern Ukraine;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/26/14 Secretary Kerry travels to Belgium, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, December 1 - 5;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/26/14 Syrian Regime Attacks Against Civilians in Raqqah;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/25/14 Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Elects Chair and Vice Chair for 2015; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/25/14 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and 16 Days of Activism;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/25/14 Kenya: Food Ration Cuts;  Director Jeff Rathke, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
11/25/14 Release of Foreign Relations of the United States, Public Diplomacy, 1917-1972, World War I; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/25/14 Suriname's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/25/14 U.S. Concerned by Recent Attacks on Civilians in Beni (Democratic Republic of the Congo);  Director Jeff Rathke, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
11/24/14 On the Signing of a "Treaty" between Georgia's Abkhazia Region and the Russian Federation;  Director Jeff Rathke, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
11/24/14 Solo Press Availability in Vienna, Austria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Vienna, Austria
11/24/14 U.S. Concerned by Passage of Discriminatory Law, Arrests of LGBT Individuals;  Director Jeff Rathke, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
11/23/14 Tunisia's Presidential Election;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/22/14 Remarks With Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Imperial Hotel; Vienna, Austria
11/22/14 Special Presidential Envoy John Allen Travel to Canada; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/21/14 Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal Travels to India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, and Switzerland November 23-December 5; Washington, DC
11/21/14 Key Outcomes from the Annual Conference to Advance the Human Rights of and Promote Inclusive Development for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Persons; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/21/14 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New American Center in Rangoon, Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/21/14 The United States Announces Significant Support for the Clean Cooking Sector and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/21/14 The United States' Expanded Support to the Clean Cooking Sector and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/21/14 U.S.-Mexico Aviation Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/20/14 Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Launches Online Community at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/20/14 Joint Government and Multilateral Agency Communique From Conference to Advance the Human Rights of and Promote Inclusive Development for LGBTI Persons; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/20/14 Remarks With French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Paris, France
11/20/14 Remarks at a Solo Press Availability;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Paris, France
11/20/14 Transgender Day of Remembrance;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/19/14 2014 Secretary's Award for Corporate Excellence Finalists Selected; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/19/14 Ambassador-At-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine Russell Travels to the United Kingdom, Morocco, and Norway; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/19/14 U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Iraq;  Director Jeff Rathke, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
11/18/14 Assistant Secretary Nuland Travel to Belgium, Latvia, Ukraine, and Turkey; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/18/14 International Study in the United States and Study Abroad by U.S. Students Reach Record Highs; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/18/14 Remarks With U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond Before Their Bilateral Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; London, United Kingdom
11/18/14 Rewards for Information on Nicolae Popescu and Dumitru Daniel Bosogioiu; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/18/14 Secretary of Homeland Security Johnson, FBI Director Comey, and Ebola Physicians To Speak at Overseas Security Advisory Council's 29th Annual Briefing, "Balancing Security and Privacy Challenges in an Information Age"; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/18/14 Special Presidential Envoy John Allen Travel to Turkey, Belgium, and Italy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/18/14 Statement on the Occasion of Monaco's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/18/14 U.S. Congratulates Burkina Faso for Progress Toward Democratic Transition;  Director Jeff Rathke, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
11/17/14 Background Briefing on Upcoming P5+1 Talks on Iran's Nuclear Program; Via Teleconference
11/17/14 Remarks at 3rd Annual Transformational Trends Policy Forum;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Four Seasons Hotel; Washington, DC
11/17/14 Secretary Kerry's Travel to the United Kingdom;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/17/14 Sixth Meeting of the International Contact Group on the Central African Republic;  Director Jeff Rathke, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
11/17/14 Statement on the Occasion of Latvia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/17/14 United States Delegation to Vienna for the Iran Nuclear Negotiations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/16/14 Secretary Kerry to Deliver Remarks at the 3rd Annual Transformational Trends Policy Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/16/14 Statement by Secretary Kerry on the Murder of Abdul-Rahman Kassig;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/15/14 Evacuation of Ebola Patient to the United States;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/14/14 Ambassador Scheinman Travels to Algeria, Norway, Denmark, Russia, and Switzerland for Meetings on NPT RevCon; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/14/14 Coordinator Macon Phillips Travel to Ukraine November 17-20; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/14/14 Fifth Anniversary of Sergey Magnitskiy's Death;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/14/14 International Education Week;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/14/14 U.S.-Chile Political-Military Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/14/14 Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel Travels to New Delhi, India; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/13/14 Assistant Secretary of State Evan Ryan Briefing: Open Doors Report on International Education, Student Mobility; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/13/14 On the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/13/14 Remarks With Jordanian Foreign Minister Judeh After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Amman, Jordan
11/13/14 Special Presidential Envoy John Allen Travel to France and the United Arab Emirates; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/13/14 State Department Assisting Family of Ebola Patient;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/13/14 U.S. Department of State Celebrates 15th Annual International Education Week; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/13/14 U.S.-Poland Innovation Program (PLUS-IP); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/13/14 Under Secretary Gottemoeller Travels to Jordan, Romania, India, Russia and the United Kingdom; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/12/14 Americans Think Globally, Connect Locally at Citizen Diplomacy Summits Across the United States; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/12/14 Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin Travels to Mumbai and New Delhi, India; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/12/14 Congratulations to the European Space Agency on the Successful Landing of an Unmanned Spacecraft on a Comet;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/12/14 Congratulations to the Governments of Albania and Serbia on Historic Visit;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/12/14 Government of Sudan Delays Access to Investigate Reports of Mass Rape in North Darfur;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/12/14 J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Welcomes New Members; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/12/14 Remarks at a U.S. Visa Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy Beijing; Beijing, China
11/12/14 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest and/or Conviction of Jose Maria Guizar Valencia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/12/14 Travel of Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/11/14 Background Briefing En Route Beijing; Office of the Spokesperson; En Route Beijing, China
11/11/14 Cambodia's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/11/14 Joint Statement on Peace Negotiations in Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/11/14 State Department and USAID To Host Global Conference on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Human Rights and Inclusive Development; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/11/14 Travel of Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/11/14 U.S.-Poland Innovation Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/10/14 Angola National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/10/14 Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin Travels to Dhaka, Bangladesh; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/10/14 Outcomes from the International Telecommunication Union 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan, Republic of Korea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/10/14 Support for Civil Society's Charter for Transitional Government in Burkina Faso;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/10/14 The United States and China To Extend Visas for Short-term Business Travelers, Tourists, and Students; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/10/14 U.S. Deeply Concerned With Political Turmoil in Somalia;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/09/14 Remarks With Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Al Bustan Palace Hotel; Muscat, Oman
11/08/14 Press Availability in Beijing, China;  Secretary of State John Kerry; China National Convention Center; Beijing, China
11/08/14 Release of Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/08/14 Remarks at AmCham APEC CEO Reception;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Northeast Marriott; Beijing, China
11/08/14 Remarks at National Center for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Women's Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Intercontinental Beijing; Beijing, China
11/08/14 Remarks at the National Center for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Luncheon;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Intercontinental Beijing; Beijing, China
11/08/14 Secretary Kerry Roundtable With Chinese CEOs on Investment and Innovation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/08/14 Secretary Kerry's Participation in the National Center for APEC's Private Sector-Led Roundtable - Catalyzing Strategic Business Growth: Women and the Economy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/07/14 Ambassador David Thorne to Lead U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Delegation to Egypt; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/07/14 Nomination of Tony Blinken as Deputy Secretary of State;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/07/14 Re-Election of Judge Donoghue to the International Court of Justice; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/07/14 Senior State Department Officials Preview Secretary Kerry's Trip to Paris and Beijing; Via Teleconference
11/07/14 Situation in Libya; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/07/14 U.S. Diplomacy Center "Faces of Diplomacy" Exhibit Featured During FotoWeek DC; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/07/14 Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall to Travel to Nepal and India; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/07/14 United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy Office Annex in Abuja, Nigeria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/07/14 United States Will Attend the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/06/14 Ambassador Sung Kim Begins Term as Special Representative for North Korea Policy and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Korea and Japan;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/06/14 Under Secretary Novelli Travel to Tanzania, Kenya, and South Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/05/14 2014 AAFSW Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/05/14 Anniversary of the Birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/05/14 Dismissals and Resignations of Georgian Government Officials;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/05/14 Initiative on Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/05/14 Press Availability in Paris, France;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Chief of Mission Residence; Paris, France
11/05/14 Remarks With French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Quai d'Orsay; Paris, France
11/05/14 Remarks With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Paris, France
11/05/14 State Department Meetings With Yezidi Leaders (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/05/14 United States To Host the Fifth Meeting of the U.S.-Canada High-Level Policy Review Group; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/04/14 Remarks on U.S.-China Relations;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies; Washington, DC
11/04/14 U.S. Department of State Announces Sports Envoy Program to Rio de Janeiro Featuring Athletes Josh George and Allyson Felix; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/04/14 Under Secretary Gottemoeller Travels to Rhode Island and New Hampshire; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/03/14 Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin Travels to Los Angeles and China; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/03/14 Export Control Reform Marks One Year of Progress; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/03/14 State Department Hosts Inaugural Plenary Meeting of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/02/14 Release of the Synthesis Report of the Fifth Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/01/14 Ambassador Scheinman Travels to Chile, Argentina, and Brazil for Meetings on NPT RevCon; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/01/14 International Day To End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/01/14 Release of Sgt. Tahmooressi;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
11/01/14 U.S. Calls on Military To Transfer Power to Civilian Authorities;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC