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Diplomacy in Action

U.S.-Republic of Korea Alliance

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 24): "It is safe to say – and everybody reiterated this today – that the U.S.-Republic of Korea alliance is stronger than ever." Full Text» More»  Joint Statement»

10 Parting Thoughts for America's Diplomats

Deputy Secretary Burns (Oct. 23): "As I look back across nearly 33 years as a career diplomat -- and ahead to the demands on American leadership -- I offer 10 modest observations for my colleagues, and for all those who share a stake in effective American diplomacy." Full Text»

Date: 10/23/2014 Description: Deputy Secretary William J. Burns © Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Fighting Ebola: A Grand Challenge for Development

Ebola is a horrific disease. It’s wiping out entire families. It has turned simple acts of love and comfort and kindness -- like holding a sick friend’s hand, or embracing a dying child -- into potentially fatal acts. USAID» More»

Date: 09/18/2014 Description: A World Health Organization, WHO, worker, right, trains nurses to use Ebola protective gear in Freetown, Sierra Leone. © AP Image

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Egypt

Spokesperson Psaki (Oct. 24): "A little update on General Allen and Ambassador McGurk: They are in Paris today where they met with Foreign Minister Fabius, General Benoit Puga, and other senior French Government officials to discuss our cooperation through coalition efforts to degrade and defeat ISIL."  Full Text»

U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attack in Sinai

Department Spokesperson Psaki (Oct. 24): "The United States strongly condemns the terrorist attack that targeted a military checkpoint in the Sinai near al-Arish, and killed tens of Egyptian soldiers and injured dozens." Full Text»

P5+1 Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Under Secretary Sherman (Oct. 23): "We encourage Iran to make the right choice. Meanwhile, we remain steadfast in our determination to take the steps necessary to protect America’s security and to improve the prospects for stability and peace across the globe." Full Text»

Remarks With Sir Elton John

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 24): "So it’s my pleasure today to be able to announce a $7 million partnership between PEPFAR and the Elton John Foundation which will help bring additional assistance to people and help us meet this goal of an AIDS-free generation." Full Text»

Death of U.S. Minor in Silwad

Department Spokesperson Psaki (Oct. 24): "The United States expresses its deepest condolences to the family of a U.S. citizen minor who was killed by the Israeli Defense Forces during clashes in Silwad on October 24.". Full Text»

Secretary Kerry Hosts Diwali Celebration

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 23): "Diwali is an opportunity for us all, regardless of our own traditions, to renew a shared commitment to human dignity, compassion, and service – and it is a commitment, I think, at the heart of all great faiths." Full Text»

Features

Date: 09/18/2014 Description: A World Health Organization, WHO, worker, right, trains nurses to use Ebola protective gear in Freetown, Sierra Leone. © AP Image
Fighting the Ebola Virus

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

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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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Disability Employment Awareness Month

This year's theme: "Expect. Employ. Empower." 
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BusinessUSA

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Cyber Security Awareness

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

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