RSSLatest News: Arms Control

Secretary Kerry in Vienna: Real Gaps Remain in Iran Nuclear Talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talks to reporters after nuclear talks with Iran in Vienna

Our team will continue working very hard to try to reach a comprehensive agreement that resolves the international community’s concerns.

Bosnia, United States Share Best Practices for Land Mine Removal

U.S. officer talking with Bosnian soldiers (U.S. Army)

Military-to-military exchanges are giving American and Bosnian soldiers the chance to train together on land mine removal and refine […]

Fact Sheet: Changes to U.S. Anti-Personnel Landmine Policy

The United States announced June 27, 2014 that it will not produce or otherwise acquire any anti-personnel landmines […]

Human Rights News

Ambassador Power: Statement at Security Council Open Debate on the Middle East

In Gaza, the United States is working intensively to secure an immediate cessation of hostilities based on a return […]

U.S. Concerned by Convictions of Swazi Human Rights Lawyer and Journalist

The United States is deeply concerned by the convictions of human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko and magazine editor Bheki […]

President Obama’s Remarks at Annual White House Iftar

Tonight we reaffirm a simple truth. Fundamental to the character of our country is our freedom of religion.

Development & Humanitarian Aid

U.S. Announces $47 Million in Humanitarian Aid for Gaza

United States Humanitarian Assistance to Gaza Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 21, 2014 Today, Secretary of […]

Situation in Gaza and Israel: Secretary Kerry Remarks with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

U.S. Announces $47 million in humanitairan assistance for Gaza

U.S. Statement at the Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction First Preparatory Committee

DCM Peter Mulrean Speaking  at the WCDRR prepcom meeting

Since the Global Platform meeting last May, the world has been struck with a number of extraordinary disasters underscoring […]