Watch a live broadcast of today's Daily Press Briefing with Acting Deputy Spokesperson Jeff Rathke, scheduled to start at approximately 12:45 p.m. EDT.
Secretary Kerry (Mar. 25): "We have made economics a centerpiece of our international agenda, focusing on innovation, and entrepreneurship, and the creation of jobs, and we favor a free and open global system of investment and trade, and we’re working on the TTIP..." Full Text»
Mar. 27: Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin will travel to the Republic of Korea (R.O.K.) and Japan March 29–April 8 to focus on trade and commercial advocacy and promote a free and open internet. More»
Director Rathke (Mar. 26): "Secretary Kerry spoke...with the GCC foreign ministers about the situation in Yemen. He commended the work of the coalition taking military action against the Houthis, and noted the United States support for those coalition efforts." Full Text»
Mar. 26: Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield will lead our official diplomatic observation mission for the March 28 presidential and national assembly elections. More»
Spokesperson Psaki (Mar. 25): "These strikes were designed to destroy ISIL strongholds with precision – protecting innocent Iraqis by minimizing damage to infrastructure, and enabling Iraqi forces under Iraqi command to continue offensive operations against ISIL in the vicinity of Tikrit." Full Text»