U.S. Welcomes Signing of the Cessation of Hostilities between the Government of South Sudan and the Opposition Forces

This agreement is a critical first step toward building a lasting peace in South Sudan, but it is only the beginning of a much longer process to resolve the underlying causes of the conflict, to foster reconciliation, and to hold accountable those who committed horrific abuses against the South Sudanese people.
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Media Note: Actions to Implement U.S. Commitments Under the Joint Plan of Action Between the P5+1 and Iran

All sanctions relief is contingent upon Iran’s continuing adherence to the nuclear steps outlined in the initial understanding in Geneva and detailed in the technical commitments made subsequently. If it is determined that Iran has failed to meet these commitments, the United States Government, will revoke this limited sanctions relief.
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Secretary Kerry: Remarks on Iran, The Arab Peace Initiative, Geneva II, Syria Humanitarian Situation

We believe that it is possible for the [Assad] regime to put in place before Geneva a ceasefire – local ceasefires if necessary – a ceasefire with respect to Aleppo, and send the signal that they are prepared to set a different mood, a different climate, a different stage for the possibility of success in ...
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Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman Travel to Geneva, Moscow and Paris

In Geneva on January 9, Under Secretary Sherman will hold meetings with European External Action Service Deputy Secretary General for Political Affairs Helga Schmid and with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi to discuss the implementation of the Joint Plan of Action agreed to by the P5+1 and Iran.In Geneva on January 9, Under Secretary ...
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