News: U.S Department of State

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Secretary Kerry (Jan. 14): “The alliance, the friendship between the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remains a linchpin of our efforts in the region; it’s important. … We have a lot of work to do together.” Full Text» Trip Page»

Date: 01/14/2016 Description: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addresses reporters after meeting with Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, United Kingdom. - State Dept Image
Daily Press Briefing: Guantanamo Bay
SPOKESPERSON KIRBY (JAN. 14): “This transfer marks an important milestone. … We’re especially grateful to our friends and allies for their continued support of our efforts to close the detention facility.” Full Text»

Oromo Community Concerns
JAN. 14: The U.S. is increasingly concerned by the continued stifling of independent voices in Ethiopia, including the detention of Oromo political party leaders. More»

Foreign Terrorist Designation
JAN. 14: The State Department has announced the designation of ISIL-Khorasan (ISIL-K) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. It took this action in consultation with the Justice and Treasury Departments. More»

Investing in the Digital Economy
UNDER SECRETARY NOVELLI (JAN. 14): “Today’s World Development Report from the World Bank powerfully demonstrates the digital dividends for nations and people available from the expanding use of digital technologies.” Full Text»

Terrorist Attack in Indonesia
JAN. 14: The U.S. strongly condemns today’s terrorist attack in Jakarta. It extends condolences to the families of those killed and wishes a quick and full recovery to those injured. More»

U.S. Foreign Policy Agenda for 2016
SECRETARY KERRY (JAN. 13): “As we plan for the coming year, we are focused on looking for long-term solutions – not the crises of the day – but on finding a way to lay the groundwork for security and stability for decades to come.” Full Text»

Source: U.S Department of State


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