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The Top Tweets from Secretary @JohnKerry in 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, take a look back at some of our favorite tweets from Secretary of State John Kerry’s busy year. DipNote»

Date: 2014 Description: Secretary Kerry hosts a Twitter chat. - State Dept Image

Changes in U.S. Policy Toward Cuba

Assistant Secretary Jacobson (Dec. 18): "A couple things about the State Department and next steps ... We will begin the process of restoration of diplomatic relations." Full Text» Fact Sheet» President's Statement» and Video» Dec. 20 Op-Ed»

Continuing the Fight Against Ebola

Dec. 19: The State Department recently launched a new online audio series on the Ebola outbreak and efforts by the international community to help fight the virus and respond to the needs of those in the affected countries. DipNote»

Date: 12/19/2014 Description: A volunteer wears a suit and gloves during training on Ebola. AP photo from Dec. 19, 2014 DipNote blog post. AP Image

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: North Korea

Deputy Spokesperson Harf (Dec. 22): "We take very seriously any threats to U.S. citizens, to U.S. companies, regardless of what that threat looks like. We are obviously aware of these recent reports." Full Text»

Tenth Anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami

Secretary Kerry (Dec. 22): "Today of all days, we pause to remember those we lost—from farmers and fishers to travelers from our own lands. I know that there are no words to express such a horrific loss." Full Text»

Cyber-Attack by North Korea

Secretary Kerry (Dec. 19): "These actions are a brazen attempt by an isolated regime to suppress free speech and stifle the creative expression of artists beyond the borders of its own country." Full Text»

Tunisia's Presidential Election

Secretary Kerry (Dec. 22): "I look forward to working with President-elect Caid Essebsi and Tunisia’s new parliament and government to strengthen and expand our countries’ enduring friendship and strategic partnership." Full Text»

The NeXXt Scholars Program

Dec. 22: The NeXXt Scholars Program connects and advances young women from 47 countries with Muslim-majority populations and their American counterparts in STEM disciplines at U.S. women’s colleges. More»

Executive Order on Crimea

Dec. 19: The E.O. is intended to provide clarity to U.S. corporations doing business in the region and reaffirm that the United States will not accept Russia’s occupation and attempted annexation of Crimea. President's Statement» Executive Order»

Features

Date: 11/26/2014 Description: USAID workers wrap Ebola virus protection equipment to be used by USAID-sponsored Ebola clinics across the country in Monrovia, Liberia, Nov. 26, 2014. © AP Image
Ebola Response

The United States is working with international partners to help respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus. More»

Date: 03/28/2014 Description: Department of State by State Map - State Dept Image
State by State Map

The State by State Map details the work of the Department in each U.S. State, and all for about 1% of the Federal budget. More»

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BusinessUSA

Business.USA.gov is the U.S. Government's official web portal to support business start-ups, growth, financing, and exporting.

Date: 09/26/2014 Description: Cybersecurity Awareness Month - State Dept Image
Cyber Security Awareness

The Department is committed to cybersecurity awareness. Do your part - safeguard your personal information while online. More»

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state.gov for Mobile

Get foreign policy information on your handheld device by scanning in the above QR code or visiting m.state.govOther Government apps»

Date: 09/2014 Description: Josh Glazeroff, the Bureau of Consular Affairs' Office of Fraud Prevention Programs' director, takes a phone call. - State Dept Image
On Guard

The Bureau of Consular Affairs’ Office of Fraud Prevention Programs (CA/FPP) works to prevent consular fraud. More»

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