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Secretary Kerry: Remarks at the World Economic Forum in Davos

Secretary Kerry at Davos

There’s no room for sectarian division; there’s no room for anti-Semitism or Islamophobia; and no way forward except to […]

Ambassador Wood: the U. S. is firmly committed to achieving the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons

Ambassador Robert Wood addresses the CD September 9, 2014

The United States remains ever-ready to work tirelessly with other CD Member States to help overcome the continuing impasse.

Media Note: Bilateral Consultations With Iran in Zurich January 23-24

Under Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman Travel to Berlin and Zurich Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC […]

Human Rights News

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Guyana

We welcome Guyana’s voluntary commitment to hold national consultations on issues from Guyana’s first UPR session, including whether to […]

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Turkey

We are concerned about growing restrictions on freedom of expression, including censorship of news media and the Internet, and […]

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Sweden

We commend Sweden’s exemplary human rights record and longstanding commitment to protecting and promoting human rights domestically and internationally, […]

Development & Humanitarian Aid

Secretary Kerry Remarks With UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura After Their Meeting

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura, who is tasked with seeking a peaceful resolution of the ongoing conflict in Syria, met today in Geneva.

The United States is particularly concerned about the continued catastrophe that is unfolding in Syria where nearly three-quarters of […]

U.S. Condemns Escalation of Attacks on Civilians by Boko Haram

The United States is committed to working with Nigeria and its neighbors to end the scourge of Boko Haram.

US Deplores Sudan’s Decision to Expel Two Senior UN Officials – Calls for Reversal of Decision

The expulsions of Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari and Ms. Yvonne Helle, two highly regarded UN professionals, are detrimental to Sudan’s […]