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Appointment of Heather Nauert as State Department Spokesperson

Prior to joining the State Department, Nauert was a New York-based Fox News Channel anchor and correspondent.

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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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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Press Availability on Iran

The Trump administration is currently conducting across the entire government a review of our Iran policy. Once we have finalized our conclusions, we will meet the challenges Iran poses with clarity and conviction

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The U. S. Condemns in the Strongest Terms the Barbaric Attacks on Churches in Egypt

The United States will continue to support Egypt’s security and stability in its efforts to defeat terrorism.

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

At the thirty-ninth round of the Geneva International Discussions on the conflict in Georgia March 28-29, the United States welcomed the continued functioning of the Gali and Ergneti Incident Prevention Response Mechanisms (IPRM), which continue to defuse tensions on the ground in Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

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U.S. Explanation of Votes on Item 7 Resolutions

The United States strongly and unequivocally opposes the existence of the Human Rights Council’s Agenda Item Seven.

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Statement by the U.S. Introducing the Resolution on Sri Lanka at the Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council adopted by consensus a resolution on Sri Lanka reflecting continued strong commitment to peace, justice, and reconciliation for all the people of Sri Lanka.

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Press Statement: Opposition to UN Human Rights Council Agenda Item Seven

No other nation has an entire agenda item dedicated to it at the Council. The continued existence of this agenda item is among the largest threats to the credibility of the Council.

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Support for Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka

The United States worked in close consultation with the United Kingdom, Montenegro, and Macedonia, and in partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka, to draft the resolution. We look forward to the adoption of the text, which will support reconciliation and justice in Sri Lanka, help ensure a non-recurrence of conflict, and strengthen democratic governance and freedoms for all Sri Lankans.

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Joint Statement on the Human Rights Situation in Syria

We cannot rest until a long-term political solution to the conflict is found and those responsible for violations and abuses of human rights are held to account.

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