Remarks


2014
10/23/14 10 Parting Thoughts for America's Diplomats;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Foreign Policy
09/29/14 Remarks at the Samuel L. Lewis Memorial Symposium;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
09/26/14 Remarks at International Support Group For Lebanon;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; United Nations; New York City
09/23/14 Expanding Economic Connectivity in Greater Central Asia;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Asia Society; New York City
07/11/14 TV Interview With NDTV Anchor Barkha Dutt;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; New Delhi, India
07/10/14 Press Gaggle Outside of Ministry of Finance;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; New Delhi, India
05/09/14 Statement by Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns on Visiting Pakistan;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Islamabad, Pakistan
05/08/14 Press Availability in Astana, Kazakhstan;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Astana, Kazakhstan
05/07/14 Remarks at a Press Availability in Tashkent, Uzbekistan;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Tashkent, Uzbekistan
04/24/14 Press Availability in Tripoli, Libya;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Tripoli, Libya
04/08/14 Keynote Address at the Asia Society Policy Institute Launch;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; New York City
03/20/14 Remarks at the Launch of the Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
03/06/14 Syria Spillover: The Growing Threat of Terrorism and Sectarianism in the Middle East and Ukraine Update;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
02/26/14 Statement and Q&A at U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; U.S. Embassy; Kyiv, Ukraine
02/19/14 A Renewed Agenda for U.S.-Gulf Partnership;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Center for Strategic and International Studies; Washington, DC
02/01/14 Remarks at a Press Availability in Tunis, Tunisia;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Tunis, Tunisia
01/30/14 Media Briefing With Deputy Secretary William Burns;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
01/30/14 Statement Following a Meeting With The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and International Partners on South Sudan;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
01/27/14 Press Roundtable With Jordanian Media at U.S. Embassy Amman;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Amman, Jordan
01/24/14 Press Roundtable at Embassy Tokyo;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Tokyo, Japan
01/21/14 Press Availability at the ROK Ministry of Foreign Affairs;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Seoul, South Korea
01/20/14 Remarks at Incheon Airport;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Seoul, South Korea
01/09/14 Remarks at the International Space Exploration Forum;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
01/07/14 The Unaccompanied Tour Families Holiday Reception;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC

2013
12/06/13 Remarks at the 4th Annual Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
12/05/13 Remarks at the American Academy of Diplomacy Awards Luncheon;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
12/03/13 Remarks at the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide Annual Awards Ceremony;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
11/15/13 Remarks at Human Rights Defenders Award Ceremony for Ms. Hanadi Zahlout;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
10/21/13 Interview with Mr. Aleksandr Artemyev of Lenta.ru.;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Moscow, Russia
10/04/13 Keynote Remarks at the U.S.-Japan Council; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
09/30/13 Intervention at UNHCR Excom High-Level Segment; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Geneva, Switzerland
09/26/13 Remarks at UN Relief and Works Agency UNGA Event; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; New York City
09/25/13 Remarks at the Friends of Yemen Ministerial; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
07/15/13 Press Availability in Cairo, Egypt; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Cairo, Egypt
07/12/13 Remarks at the U.S.-India CEO Forum; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
07/11/13 Remarks With Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi at the EcoPartnership Signing Event; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
07/11/13 Remarks With Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi at the Strategic Track Plenary Session; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Loy Henderson; Washington, DC
07/11/13 Remarks at Press Availability; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; U.S. Department of Treasury, Cash Room; Washington, DC
07/11/13 The U.S.-China Closing Statements for U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; U.S. Department of Treasury, Cash Room; Washington, DC
07/01/13 Press Availability in Beirut; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Beirut, Lebanon
06/29/13 Press Availability in Baghdad; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Baghdad, Iraq
06/29/13 Remarks at Human Rights Defenders Award Ceremony; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Baghdad, Iraq
05/20/13 Remarks at the 2013 U.S.-New Zealand Pacific Partnership Forum; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
05/12/13 Afghanistan Media Roundtable; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Kabul, Afghanistan
05/11/13 Opening Remarks at the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Commission; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Kabul, Afghanistan
05/10/13 Roundtable With Indian Media; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; New Delhi, India
05/07/13 Intervention at the London II Conference on Somalia; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Lancaster House; London, United Kingdom
05/04/13 America and a Changing Middle East; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Princeton University; Princeton, New Jersey
04/29/13 Remarks at the Community of Democracies Ministerial;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
04/26/13 Remarks at the "Heart Of Asia" Ministerial;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Almaty, Kazakhstan
04/25/13 Deputy Secretary Burns Meets Chinese Concilor Yang;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Beijing, China
04/19/13 Remarks at the Africa Health Forum;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
04/16/13 Opening Remarks at the South Sudan Economic Partners Forum;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
03/29/13 Remarks at Luncheon in Honor of Four African Democratic Partners;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Martin Van Buren Dining Room; Washington, DC
03/07/13 Remarks at the Friends of Yemen Ministerial;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; London, United Kingdom
02/07/13 Remarks to the Ensembles of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Kennedy Center Concert Hall; Washington, DC
01/23/13 Remarks to NY State Bar Association; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; New York City

2012
12/20/12 Benghazi Attack, Part II: The Report of the Accountability Review Board; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Opening Remarks Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC
12/20/12 Benghazi: The Attack and the Lessons Learned; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
12/19/12 Remarks at Holiday Reception for the Diplomatic Corps; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
12/14/12 Global Counterterrorism Forum Plenary; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
12/14/12 U.S. Appreciation for the UAE Hosting the Global Counterterrorism Forum; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Emirates Palace Hotel; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
12/13/12 Remarks at Forum for the Future; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Tunis, Tunisia
12/12/12 Press Availability at the 4th Ministerial of the Friends of the Syrian People Meeting; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Marrakech, Morocco
12/12/12 Remarks to the Friends of the Syrian People; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Marrakech, Morocco
12/08/12 Remarks at Manama Dialogue; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Manama, Bahrain
12/06/12 Roundtable with Journalists in Algiers; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Algiers, Algeria
12/04/12 Ceremony To Honor Winners of the SOSA and Tragen Awards; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
11/14/12 Remarks at the State Department's Annual Award Ceremony; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
11/02/12 G-8 BMENA Sub-Ministerial; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
10/26/12 The United States and India: A Vital Partnership in a Changing World; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Center for American Progress; Washington, DC
10/23/12 Opening Statement for the Pathways to Prosperity Conference; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Cali, Colombia
10/19/12 Interview With Indian Media; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; New Delhi,, India
10/19/12 Remarks at the Indian Ministry of Finance; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; New Delhi, India
10/16/12 Interview With Chosun Ilbo and Kyunghyang Shinmun; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Mr. Lee Ha-won, Assistant Political Editor, Chosun Ilbo and Mr. Son Je-Min, Political News Reporter, Kyunghyang Shinmun; Seoul, South Korea
10/15/12 Media Roundtable in Tokyo, Japan; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; U.S. Embassy; Tokyo, Japan
10/15/12 U.S. Policy Priorities for the East Asia and the Pacific Region: Resolving Territory Disputes; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Tokyo, Japan
09/27/12 Intervention in the Friends of Yemen Ministerial; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
09/26/12 Interview With Al Jazeera; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
09/24/12 The Legacy of the M.S. Saint Louis; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; George Marshall Conference Center, Department of State; Washington, DC
09/20/12 Remarks at Ceremony Honoring Fallen Americans; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Tripoli, Libya
09/06/12 The Economic and Strategic Case for Extending PNTR to Russia; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Washington, DC
07/31/12 Press Conference Following the U.S. Colombia High-Level Partnership Dialogue; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Bogota, Colombia
07/30/12 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Press Q&A at the Benjamin Franklin Library; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Mexico City, Mexico
07/25/12 Keynote Remarks at Global Diaspora Forum Science Diaspora Reception; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Great Hall, National Academy of Sciences; Washington, DC
07/14/12 Press Availability After Meeting With Libyan Prime Minister Elkeib; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Tripoli, Libya
07/13/12 Question & Answer Session in Beirut; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Beirut, Lebanon
07/13/12 Remarks to the Press; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Beirut, Lebanon
07/08/12 Remarks Following Meeting With Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Cairo, Egypt
06/27/12 Economic Diversity in the Caribbean; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Caribbean-American Heritage Event; Washington, DC
06/27/12 Remarks Congratulating 2011-2012 Transatlantic Diplomatic Exchange Fellows; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
06/26/12 Remarks at AFSA Awards Ceremony; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Remarks as Prepared for Delivery; Washington, DC
06/21/12 Remarks at the Naturalization Ceremony Commemorating World Refugee Day; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Ben Franklin Room, Department of State; Washington, DC
06/21/12 Russia's WTO Accession: Administration's Views on the Implications for the U.S.; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Testimony before the Senate Committee on Finance; Washington, DC
06/21/12 World Refugee Day; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
06/20/12 Russia's Accession to the World Trade Organization and Granting Russia Permanent Normal Trade Relations; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Statement before the Ways and Means Committee of the United States House of Representatives; Washington, DC
06/14/12 Remarks at the "Heart of Asia" Ministerial; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Kabul, Afghanistan
06/13/12 Remarks at the Ceremony to Open the U.S. Consulate in Herat; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Herat, Afghanistan
06/08/12 Remarks on the 35th Anniversary of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights & Labor; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Marshall Center Auditorium; Washington, DC
06/05/12 Closing Session of the U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; U.S. Institute of Peace; Washington, DC
06/04/12 Remarks at U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission "A Rising Partnership"; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
05/22/12 Opening Remarks for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
05/14/12 Remarks at the Tree Dedication in Honor of Raoul Wallenberg;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Stockholm, Sweden
05/10/12 South Africa Freedom Day; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Fairmont Hotel; Washington, DC
05/08/12 The Importance of the Americas to Our Shared Future; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Remarks to the Council of the Americas' 42nd Washington Conference on the Americas; Loy Henderson Auditorium, Washington, DC
04/24/12 Remarks at Eurasia Foundation Gala Dinner; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Mayflower Hotel; Washington, DC
03/01/12 Building a Deeper Partnership With Brazil; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Rio de Janiero, Brazil
02/19/12 Joint Press Availability with Foreign Minister of Croatia Vesna Pusic and Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Zagreb, Croatia
02/18/12 Statement on Bosnia and Herzegovina; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
02/18/12 Statement on Kosovo; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Pristina, Kosovo
02/17/12 Interview With Bojan Brkic of Radio Television of Serbia; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Belgrade, Serbia
02/16/12 Third Ministerial of the Paris Pact Initiative; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria
01/31/12 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
01/30/12 Remarks to Regional Journalists on the Margins of African Union Summit; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; U.S. Mission to the African Union - via Teleconference; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
01/27/12 Remarks at Wagagai Flower Farm; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Entebbe, Uganda
01/26/12 Press Availability with Ghana President John Atta Mills; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Accra, Ghana
01/11/12 Interview With Lamis el Hadidi, CBC TV; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Cairo, Egypt
01/10/12 Interview With Anadolu News Agency; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Ankara, Turkey

2011
12/16/11 Media Interaction in Mumbai With Journalists; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Mumbai, India
12/16/11 U.S.-India Partnership in an Asia-Pacific Century; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; University of Pune; Pune, India
12/15/11 The United States, Malaysia, and the Asia Pacific; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Institute for Strategic and International Studies; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
12/12/11 Press Availability in New Delhi, India; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; New Delhi, India
12/06/11 Remarks at the AAFSW Annual Award Ceremony for The Secretary of State's Awards for Volunteerism Abroad; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; The Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
12/01/11 U.S.-Ukraine Foundation Gala Dinner in Honor of the Twentieth Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Omni Shoreham Hotel; Washington, DC
11/29/11 American Academy of Diplomacy Annual Awards Ceremony Luncheon; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; The Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
11/22/11 Forum for the Future; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Kuwait City, Kuwait
11/16/11 Supporting Democratic Transitions and Economic Opportunity in a Changing Middle East; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; MEI Annual Banquet; Washington, DC
11/04/11 Asia, the Americas, and U.S. Strategy for a New Century; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Remarks at World Affairs Councils of America National Conference; Washington, DC
11/04/11 Remarks at the CRDF Global George Brown Award Reception; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
11/02/11 Remarks at Istanbul Conference for Afghanistan; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Istanbul, Turkey
10/27/11 The Enduring Value of the U.S.-Japan Alliance; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Remarks at the University of Tokyo; Tokyo, Japan
10/24/11 Keynote Remarks at 5th Biennial U.S.-China Relations Conference; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Texas A&M University; College Station, Texas
10/19/11 Media Roundtable in Tbilisi, Georgia; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Tbilisi, Georgia
10/12/11 Remarks at U.S.-India Higher Education Summit; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; U.S.-India Business Council, U.S. Institute of Peace; Washington, DC
10/04/11 Remarks at the Marshall Legacy Institute's Anniversary Gala; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
10/03/11 Keynote Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the U.S.-Russia Business Council; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Chicago, Illinois
09/28/11 Remarks at Chinese National Day; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Embassy of China; Washington, DC
09/27/11 Is There a Future for the U.S.-India Partnership?; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Brookings Institution; Washington, DC
09/22/11 Opening Remarks at U.S.-India CEO Forum; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
09/21/11 Hispanic Heritage Month: Introduction for Univision News Anchor Maria Elena Salinas; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
09/03/11 10th Anniversary of the Inter-American Democratic Charter; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Remarks as Prepared for Delivery; Valparaiso, Chile
09/03/11 10th Anniversary of the Inter-American Democratic Charter [Spanish]; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Valparaíso, Chile
09/02/11 Peru Narcotics; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
08/25/11 Intervention at Libya Contact Group Meeting; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Istanbul, Turkey
08/16/11 Roundtable With Mexican Media; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; U.S. Embassy; Mexico City, Mexico