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Ambassadorial Nominations
Secretary Kerry (Jan. 7): “These are issues with direct impact on the safety and the prosperity of the American people. So this is not the time to have vacancies in our diplomatic posts.” Full Text»


Daily Press Briefing: North Korea

SPOKESPERSON KIRBY (JAN. 8): “What we most want to see, though, is increased international pressure applied on North Korea. And that is best pursued through the UN.” Full Text»

Anniversary of the Attacks in Paris
SECRETARY KERRY (JAN. 7): “On the one-year anniversary of the January 7-9, 2015, attacks that took the lives of 17 people, we honor the victims of this tragedy and share the sadness of their loss.” Full Text»

Assistant Secretary Frank A. Rose to Travel to Western, Nordic and Baltic European Countries
Assistant Secretary for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Frank A. Rose, will travel to France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Ukraine, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, and Lithuania from January 9-27. Full Text»

New Center for Global Engagement
JAN. 8: The center will focus more on empowering and enabling partners, governmental and non-governmental, who are able to speak out against these groups and provide an alternative to ISIL’s nihilistic vision. Full Text»

U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program
The Department of State and the National Institutes of Health will host a reception to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Programon Jan. 11. More»

Elections in the Central African Republic
SECRETARY KERRY (JAN. 8): “We commend all Central Africans who, with support from international forces, ensured the vote on December 30 was peaceful and secure.” Full Text»

Source: U.S Department of State


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