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Diplomacy in Action

Secretary Kerry Meets With Ukrainian Foreign Minister

Today, Secretary Kerry will hold a joint press availability with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin at the Department of State. Watch it here live at approximately 10:15 a.m. EDT.

India: 2020 Program

Secretary Kerry (July 28): "India 2020 builds on that success by showing how the United States and India together can tackle global challenges, from security in the Asia Pacific to providing clean energy to delivering more inclusive growth." Full Text»

International Religious Freedom Report

Secretary Kerry (July 28): "The release of this report here today is a demonstration of the abiding commitment of the American people and the entire U.S. Government to the advancement of freedom of religion worldwide." Full Text» Briefing» Fact Sheet»

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Release of Hugo Carvajal

Spokesperson Psaki (July 28): "We were deeply disappointed at the decision of the Government of the Netherlands to order the release of wanted narcotics trafficker Hugo Carvajal on the basis of claims of immunity that are beyond established international norms." Full Text»

Pacific Islands Forum

Counselor to the President John Podesta will lead a high-level U.S. Government delegation to the Pacific Islands Forum Post Forum Dialogue on August 1 in Koror, Palau. More»

ASEAN and America: Partners for the Future

Assistant Secretary Russel (July 28): "The Asia-Pacific region has almost limitless potential, if it can avoid the pitfalls ahead. Strong institutions are key – not just to avoid and resolve disputes, but also to lower barriers to trade, and protect human rights and fundamental freedoms." Full Text»

Presidential Summit for Young African Leaders

Secretary Kerry (July 28): "We're here today because the United States and countries across Africa are natural partners, and it's time to take our partnership to the next level by investing in the continent's greatest natural resource of all: its people." Full Text» President's Town Hall»

Secretary's Travel

Secretary Kerry will travel to New Delhi for the 5th U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, which he will co-chair with Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on July 31. More»

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Africa

July 28: Twenty-nine women entrepreneurs from 26 African countries arrive in the United States this week to explore ways to expand their businesses and generate prosperity in their communities. More»

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Uniting Women

A team of four officers and five local staff at the U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby created the Papua New Guinea Women’s Forum. More»

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State @ Work

Secretary of State John Kerry responds to questions from employees during a town hall at the Department of State in Washington, DC. More»

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