State Department

Ensuring the Long-Term Sustainability and Security of the Space Environment

We all know very well that space assets are integral to our national security, as well as that of our allies and coalition partners.

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Deeply Concerned by Failure of South Sudan Peace Talks to Meet Region’s Deadline

Secretary Kerry: “This is an outrage and an insult to the people of South Sudan. Their leaders are letting them down again and again.”

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ISIL’s Campaign of Terror in Iraq Bears all the Hallmarks of Genocide

Statement by Secretary of State Kerry on Iraq

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Exceptional International Development Projects Win U.S. Awards

Four women and a man walking single file through green rice fields (AP Images)

The U.S. Treasury Department announced awards for exceptional development projects undertaken by the multilateral development banks (MDBs).

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Secretary Kerry: Statement on the Crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Eastern Ukraine

Crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Eastern Ukraine Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC July 17, 2014   We are horrified by the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. There are no words adequate to express our condolences to the families of the nearly 300 victims. We offer our sympathies and […]

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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.

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State Department on Anniversary of Nataliya Estemirova’s Murder

Nataliya Estemirova bravely and tirelessly sought to expose horrible human rights violations in Chechnya.

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Facts on U.S.-China Dialogue Strategic Track Select Outcomes

On the occasion of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) July 9-10, 2014, the United States and China agreed to, among other things:

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U.S., China Strike Conciliatory Tone as Annual Talks Begin

Jack Lew, John Kerry and Xi Jinping walking (AP Images)

Top Chinese and United States officials are emphasizing cooperation as they begin two days of annual talks in Beijing on July 9.

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Secretary Kerry on the Deaths of Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaar, and Eyal Yifrach

“We condemn this despicable terrorist act in the strongest possible terms. The killing of innocent youths is an outrage beyond any understanding or rationale, and the perpetrators must be brought to justice.”

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