Humanitarian Assistance

Statement on the Murders of Syrian Civil Defense Workers in Idlib

These cowardly acts of masked men took the lives of civilian volunteers who work tirelessly as first responders in order to save lives in incredibly dangerous environments.

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Senate confirmation of Mark Andrew Green as Administrator for USAID

As a Member of Congress, a U.S. Ambassador, a Member of the Board of Directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and as President of the International Republican Institution, Mark has shown his commitment to development programs that produce tangible results.

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Secretary Tillerson’s Statement on the Liberation of Mosul

“This is a critical milestone in the global fight against ISIS, and underscores the success of the international effort led by the Iraqi Security Forces.”

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U.S. Participation in the Geneva International Discussions on the Conflict in Georgia

The United States condemned the de facto Abkhaz authorities’ decision to drop the criminal prosecution of the suspect in the May 19, 2016, killing of Georgian citizen Giga Otkhozoria.

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USAID Counselor Thomas H. Staal Travels to Pledging Event for Yemen

U.S. Agency for International Development Counselor Thomas H. Staal will travel to Geneva, Switzerland April 24-26.

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Cabinet Exit Memo by Ambassador Samantha Power

In re-engaging the United Nations, we have not compromised our national interests, but advanced them; we have not overlooked the dysfunctions of the UN system, but sought to tackle them; and we have not muted our values, but defended them vigorously and credibly.

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December 18 Communiqué on Yemen

The Foreign Ministers of the United States, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates met today along with the UN Special Envoy and the Omani Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs.

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Statement by Secretary Kerry: International Migrants Day

We are proud to live in a nation that has offered unparalleled freedom and opportunity to migrants, and reaffirm our commitment to assisting those who are most in need of protection and aid.

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Secretary Kerry: Remarks on Syria and the Situation in Aleppo

There is absolutely no justification whatsoever for the indiscriminate and savage brutality against civilians shown by the regime and by its Russian and Iranian allies over the past few weeks, or indeed for the past five years.

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U.S. Participation in the Geneva International Discussions on the Conflict in Georgia

The United States welcomed the continued successful operation of the Gali and Ergneti Incident Prevention Response Mechanisms (IPRMs), as an independent contribution to peace and stability. The United States also congratulated the EU Monitoring Mission for its efforts to facilitate medical crossings and maintain the incident hotline, work that has helped to reduce tensions along the Administrative Boundary Line (ABL) and maintain relatively calm conditions on the ground.

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