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Entrepreneurs and Investors Selected for the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India


The United States and India are proud to announce the selection of the 1,500 individuals who will participate in the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which will be co-hosted by the United States and India in Hyderabad, India, November 28-30.

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Eighth Anniversary of the Death of Sergey Magnitskiy

We honor the memory of Sergey Magnitskiy, who died on November 16, 2009, while in custody in a Moscow prison.

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Secretary Tillerson Joint Press Availability With Burmese State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi


“I am announcing today that the United States will provide an additional $47 million in humanitarian assistance for refugees, bringing the United States response to the Rakhine State crisis in Myanmar and Bangladesh to more than $87 million since August of this year, and total humanitarian assistance for displaced people in and from this region to nearly $151 million since October of 2016.”

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Anti-Democratic Actions by Maduro Regime in Venezuela

The United States condemns the Maduro regime’s increasing disrespect for democracy and fundamental human rights in Venezuela.

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Acting Assistant Secretary Simon Henshaw and Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert on Recent Visit to Burma and Bangladesh

The U.S. remains committed to addressing the needs of those impacted by the crisis and calls on others, including in the region, to join us in our response.

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Secretary Tillerson’s Remarks to the Staff and Families of U.S. Mission Geneva


I’m going to talk about three important values that I articulated the first day I walked into the State Department and gave my remarks on the steps.

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Secretary of State Tillerson in Geneva


Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ended a week-long trip — which included Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, and India – with a stop in Geneva on October 26. While in Geneva, he met with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, spoke with the media and met with U.S. Mission staff and their families.

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Venezuela: Illegitimate Parallel Institutions

The United States condemns the Venezuelan government’s latest anti-democratic action: requiring newly elected governors to submit to the illegitimate Constituent Assembly to be sworn into office.

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Secretary Tillerson’s Remarks at the UN Security Council Session on Nuclear Non-Proliferation

“Ultimately, we each have a sovereign responsibility to ensure that we keep the world safe from nuclear warfare, the aftermath of which will transgress all borders. The United States will continue … to work to halt the proliferation of nuclear weapons. We ask all peace-loving nations to join us in this mission.”

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Fact Sheet: U.S. Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Syrian Crisis


The United States today announced more than $697 million in additional humanitarian assistance.

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