Press Releases


2017 Press Releases

2016
11/30/16 Close of the Eighth Biological Weapons Convention Review Conference;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/03/16 Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Tom Countryman Travels to Belgium and Switzerland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/21/16  Public Statement From the Plenary Meeting of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) Busan, South Korea
10/11/16 Acting Under Secretary Tom Countryman Travels to Reykjavik, Iceland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/15/16 Joint Statement From the Nuclear-Weapons States at the 2016 Washington, DC P5 Conference; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/15/16 Joint Statement on the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty by the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Nuclear-Weapon States; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/29/16  Republic of Angola Becomes 175th Party to the Biological Weapons Convention
07/01/16  U.S., INTERPOL Hold Multilateral Dialogue on Nuclear Smuggling Prosecutions
06/30/16 Department of State To Host 2016 Timbie Forum on Arms Control and Nonproliferation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/10/16  Australia Group - 2016 Plenary Statement
06/06/16  15th Regular Meeting of the Subscribing States to The Hague Code Of Conduct Against Ballistic Missile Proliferation
05/17/16 Eighth Round of Pakistan-United States Talks on Security, Strategic Stability, and Nonproliferation Issues; Washington, DC
05/12/16 U.S.-Japan Nonproliferation Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/09/16 U.S. Hails Entry into Force of Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material;  Director Elizabeth Trudeau, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
04/06/16 U.S. Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs Bonnie Jenkins Travels to Ethiopia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/31/16 Joint Statement: United States and Norway Sign a Memorandum of Understanding to Support Cooperation on Nuclear Material Security and Counter Nuclear Smuggling; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/24/16 Joint Statement on the Contributions of the Global Initiative To Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT) To Enhancing Nuclear Security; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/17/16 Ambassador Jenkins Travels to Pakistan for the IAEA International Network for Nuclear Security Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/05/16 Commemorating the Fifth Anniversary of the New START Treaty;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/05/16  Trilateral Joint Communique on the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism
01/28/16 Proliferation Security Initiative 2016 Mid-Level Political Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/11/16  Joint Action Plan Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on Combating Smuggling of Nuclear and Radioactive Materials
01/11/16 U.S. and Jordan Sign Joint Action Plan on Cooperation To Counter Nuclear Smuggling; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2015
12/10/15 Assistant Secretary Thomas Countryman Travels to Belgium and the United Kingdom; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/09/15  United States and Kazakhstan Sign Agreement Relocating the International Science and Technology Center to Kazakhstan
12/08/15 Designation of North Korea Entities Pursuant to Executive Order 13382; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/19/15 Second Plenary Meeting of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/26/15  United States and Jordan Cooperate to Strengthen Counter Nuclear Smuggling Capabilities
10/09/15  Missile Technology Control Regime Plenary Press Release
09/30/15  U.S. Ratification of the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism
08/28/15  U.S. Deposits SUA Protocols with International Maritime Organization
08/21/15 Assistant Secretary Thomas Countryman Travels to Mexico, Kazakhstan and Slovenia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/11/15 Assistant Secretary Thomas M. Countryman Travels to Brazil; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/31/15  U.S. Ratifies 2005 Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM)
06/25/15 Ambassador Jenkins Travel to Ukraine, France, and Lithuania for G7 Global Partnership, Global Health Security Agenda, and 2016 Nuclear Security Summit Meetings; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/24/15  United States and Kazakhstan Initial New International Science and Technology Center Agreement
06/17/15 Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism 2015 Plenary Meeting: Joint Co-Chair Statement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/15/15  United States and the Republic of Korea Sign Agreement for Civil Nuclear Cooperation
06/12/15 Assistant Secretary Countryman Travels to Lithuania and Finland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/12/15 International Atomic Energy Agency Approves Agreement to Establish Nuclear Fuel Bank; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/05/15  Australia Group - 2015 Plenary Statement
06/04/15 Passage of Implementing Legislation for Nuclear Security Treaties;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
06/03/15 Ambassador Jenkins Travels to Jordan for 2016 Nuclear Security Summit Outreach at the UNODA 1540 Regional Workshop; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/03/15 Joint Statement Between Pakistan and United States on Security, Strategic Stability, and Nonproliferation Issues; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/01/15 Australia Group Celebrates 30th Anniversary; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/20/15 Ambassador Jenkins Travels to Munich and Vienna for Global Partnership Meetings; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/15/15  G7 Statement on Non-Proliferation and Disarmament
03/02/15 Joint P5 Statement for 2015 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference on Minimizing the Impact of Medical Isotope Production on the Release of Xenon Gas Into the Environment; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/27/15 Ambassador Scheinman Travels to Singapore, Malaysia and Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/27/15 Assistant Secretary Countryman Travels to Qatar, Germany, and UK for Nonproliferation Meetings; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/06/15 Joint Statement from the Nuclear-Weapon States at the London P5 Conference; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/03/15 Ambassador Scheinman Travels to London to Attend P5 Conference; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/28/15 Deputy Assistant Secretary Kang Accorded Rank of Ambassador; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/12/15 Assistant Secretary Countryman Travels to Egypt, Jordan, Israel, and U.A.E. for Nonproliferation Meetings; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/08/15 U.S. Government Contributes $1 Million to IAEA in Ebola Fight; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2014
12/16/14 Joint Statement on EU-US High level Dialogue on Non-Proliferation, Disarmament and Arms Control; Office of the Spokesperson; Brussels, Belgium
11/14/14 Ambassador Scheinman Travels to Algeria, Norway, Denmark, Russia, and Switzerland for Meetings on NPT RevCon; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/03/14  Missile Technology Control Regime Plenary Press Release, Oslo, Norway, October 3, 2014
09/03/14 U.S. Delegation Travel to Geneva for Talks With Iran on Its Nuclear Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/03/14 U.S. and Iraq Sign a Joint Action Plan to Combat Nuclear and Radioactive Smuggling; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/29/14 Additional Sanctions Imposed by the Department of State Targeting Iranian Proliferators; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/25/14 Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation Tom Countryman Travels to the Republic of Korea and China; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/08/14 State Department To Host Fifth Annual Generation Prague Conference: "Innovation in International Security"; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/20/14 Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation Thomas Countryman Travels to Switzerland June 23-24, 2014; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/06/14  Statement by the Chair of the 2014 Australia Group Plenary
06/05/14  G-7 Declaration on Non-Proliferation and Disarmament for 2014
05/22/14 Vietnam Supports the Proliferation Security Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/09/14 United States Concludes 2014 NPT PrepCom Meetings; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/08/14 Vietnam Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/06/14 United States Signs Protocol to Central Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/20/14 Joint Statement on the Contributions of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT) to Enhancing Nuclear Security; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/18/14 Extension of the Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation Between the United States of America and the Republic of Korea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/13/14  Strengthening Cooperation for Countering Nuclear and Radioactive Smuggling
01/14/14 Twentieth Anniversary of Historic Step to Remove Nuclear Weapons from Ukraine;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC