Office of the Spokesperson

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 06:19
The special envoys for Libya from the African Union, the Arab League, the European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States met yesterday in Paris with Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General Bernardino Leon.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 06:13
The United States supports the Syrian people’s struggle for a democratic, inclusive, and unified Syria. The regime of Bashar al-Assad violently suppressed what began as a peaceful protest movement in Dar’a in March 2011, and Assad has proven through his brutal and repressive tactics that he has lost all legitimacy. His continued tenure only fuels extremism and inflames tensions throughout the region.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 06:10
The Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) is a U.S. Government-funded security assistance program working to meet the growing global demand for specially trained personnel to conduct international peace operations by building the capabilities of U.S. partner countries to train and sustain peacekeepers; increasing the number of capable military troops and police units available for deployment; and facilitating the preparation, logistical support, and deployment of peacekeepers. GPOI promotes international peace and security, helping to save lives while reducing the burden on U.S. military forces, and furthering post-conflict recovery around the world.
Monday, September 29, 2014 - 10:38
On September 17, 2014, the Department of State certified to Congress that the Colombian Government, including its Armed Forces, are meeting statutory criteria related to human rights. This certification, pursuant to Section 7045(a)(2) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2014, permits the full obligation of FY 2014 Foreign Military Financing funds for the Colombian Armed Forces.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 06:29
The following is the Joint Communique on Libya by the governments of Algeria, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union and United Nations.
Friday, August 8, 2014 - 06:06
On August 5, the U.S. Special Representative for Somalia, James P. McAnulty and Deputy Assistant Secretary Todd Robinson, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs participated in a signing ceremony with Somali Finance Minister Hussein Abdi Halane at the U.S. Department of State.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 08:34
Counselor Shannon will tour repatriation centers in San Salvador and San Pedro Sula to observe the repatriation process for unaccompanied minors and family units.
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 13:50
The visit is scheuled for July 1-3.
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 12:54
"In an important symbol of the our commitment and enduring relationship with Mexico, [U.S. officials] alongside Mexican dignitaries hosted a dedication for the new U.S. Consulate General in Monterrey."
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 12:59
The new multi-building complex costs $193 million and provides employees with a safe, secure, and modern workplace.

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