Press Releases: 2017


January
01/19/17 Farewell Remarks to Employees;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/19/17 U.S. Department of State and Edison Electric Institute Sign Statement of Intent; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/19/17 Remarks at Top of Daily Press Briefing;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/19/17 New Federal Grant Resources Playbook Available; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/18/17 Government of Iraq Issues $1 Billion Sovereign Bond with U.S. Guarantee; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/18/17 Secretary Kerry to Give Farewell Remarks to State Department Employees; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/18/17 United States Condemns Attack in Mali;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/18/17 United States and Cuba Sign Maritime Boundary Treaty; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/18/17 United States and Cuba Sign Search and Rescue Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/17/17 A Conversation With John Kerry: Diplomacy in an Era of Disruption with Tom Friedman;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Davos, Switzerland
01/17/17 Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield Travels to South Sudan and Ethiopia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/17/17 U.S. Funding for the Green Climate Fund;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/16/17 On the One Year Anniversary of Implementation Day of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/16/17 Remarks With Christiane Amanpour of CNN International;  Secretary of State John Kerry; London, United Kingdom
01/16/17 U.S. Department of State Co-Hosts High-Level Forum on Combating Anti-Muslim Discrimination; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/16/17 United States and Cuba To Sign Law Enforcement Memorandum of Understanding; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/15/17 Roundtable With Traveling Press;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Paris, France
01/13/17 Background Briefing on Sudan; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
01/13/17 Department of State Makes Progress Toward Improved Internal Tracking and Reporting of Foreign Assistance; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/13/17 On Progress in Sudan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
01/13/17 Remarks With Acting Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Hanoi, Vietnam
01/13/17 Remarks With Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Hanoi, Vietnam
01/13/17 U.S.-India Ocean Dialogue Preparatory Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/13/17 U.S.-Vietnam: A Partnership That Will Endure;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ho Chi Minh University of Technology and Education; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
01/13/17 United States Lifting Select Sanctions on Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/12/17 Designation of Syrian Entity Pursuant to Executive Order 13382; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/12/17 United States and Cuba to Hold Claims Discussion; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/11/17 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Travel to Vietnam; En Route Vietnam
01/11/17 Human Rights Defenders Asset Freezes in Egypt;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
01/11/17 National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness, January 11, 2017;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/11/17 Release of the Report on Human Rights Abuses and Censorship in North Korea;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
01/11/17 U.S.-China Young Scientist Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/11/17 United States and Cuba to Hold Meeting to Fight Trafficking in Persons; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/10/17 Deputy Secretary Blinken To Award the 2017 U.S. Department of State International Medal of Arts; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/10/17 Remarks at the U.S. Institute of Peace's Passing the Baton 2017: America's Role in the World;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Institute of Peace; Washington, DC
01/10/17 Remarks at the U.S. Naval Academy;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Annapolis, MD
01/10/17 Secretary Kerry To Travel to Vietnam, France, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/10/17 State Department Terrorist Designation of Alexanda Amon Kotey; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/10/17 State Department Terrorist Designation of Jamaah Ansharut Daulah; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/10/17 U.S.-EU Workshop Promotes Transatlantic Cooperation in Science and Technology; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/09/17 Ambassador D. Bruce Wharton, Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Presents Inaugural Citizen Diplomacy Award; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/09/17 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/09/17 Apology for Past Discrimination toward Employees and Applicants based on Sexual Orientation;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/09/17 Completion of the U.S. Diplomacy Center Pavilion; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/09/17 Joint Statement of the 2016 U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission Working Group on People-to-People and Cultural Exchanges; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/09/17 Remarks at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Cambridge, Massachusetts
01/09/17 Secretary Kerry Leads off U.S. Institute of Peace's "Passing the Baton 2017: America's Role in the World"; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/09/17 Secretary of State John Kerry to Deliver Remarks at the U.S. Naval Academy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/09/17 Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to Indonesia and the Philippines  ; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/09/17 State Department Terrorist Designations of Ali Damush and Mustafa Mughniyeh; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/09/17 Suicide Attack in Sinai;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/09/17 United States and Cuba Sign Bilateral Oil Spill Preparedness and Response Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/08/17 Arrest of Suspect in Guadalajara;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/08/17 On the Terror Attack in Jerusalem;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
01/07/17 Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon Travels to Afghanistan and Austria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/06/17 Interview With Andrea Mitchell of NBC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Department of State; Washington, DC
01/06/17 Interview With David Martin of CBS;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Department of State; Washington, DC
01/06/17 Interview With Jennifer Griffin of FOX;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Department of State; Washington, DC
01/06/17 Interview With Judy Woodruff of PBS;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Department of State; Washington, DC
01/06/17 Interview With Katty Kay of BBC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/06/17 Interview With Martha Raddatz of ABC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Department of State; Washington, DC
01/06/17 Interview With Wolf Blitzer of CNN;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Department of State; Washington, DC
01/06/17 Secretary Kerry Addresses Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/06/17 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/06/17 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/06/17 U.S.-Liberia Partnership Dialogue January 10; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/05/17 Exit Memo From Secretary Kerry to President Obama;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/05/17 International Parental Child Abduction;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/05/17 Key Outcomes of the U.S.-Japan-R.O.K. Trilateral Vice Foreign Ministerial Meetings; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/05/17 Remarks at a Press Availability;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/05/17 State Department Terrorist Designation of Hamza bin Laden; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/05/17 State Department Terrorist Designation of Ibrahim al-Banna; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/05/17 The United States and Iraq Sign Loan Guarantee Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/04/17 Assistant Secretary Biswal Travel to India; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/04/17 China's Announcement of Timetable for Domestic Commercial Ivory Trade Ban; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/04/17 Department of State and Foreign Diplomats Help Restore Chesapeake Bay Underwater Seagrass; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/04/17 Deputy Secretary Blinken to Hold Joint Press Availability with Japanese and South Korean Counterparts; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/04/17 The United States Urges Momentum in Somalia's Electoral Process;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/03/17 Deputy Secretary Blinken Presents 2016 Awards for Corporate Excellence; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/03/17 Deputy Secretary of State Blinken To Host Trilateral Meeting With Japanese, South Korean Counterparts; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/03/17 Haiti Provisional Electoral Council Publishes Final Presidential Election Results;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/03/17 On the Murder of a Burundian Government Minister;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/03/17 Visit of Republic of Korea (ROK) Deputy National Security Advisor Cho Tae-yong; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/02/17 Terrorist Attacks in Baghdad;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/02/17 The United States Applauds DRC Agreement;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
01/01/17 Haiti National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/01/17 Sudan's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC