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Today, President Obama hosts Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan for an official visit to the White House. Events include a joint press conference at noon and a State Dinner at 8:40 p.m. Watch live at Whitehouse.gov/Live. More»
In Other News
- Daily Press Briefing: Ukraine
Acting Deputy Spokesperson Rathke (Apr. 27): "The United States has been clear that the Minsk agreements remain the best chance for a lasting and comprehensive solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine, and we call again on Russia and the separatists it backs to implement their commitments under the agreements." Full Text»
- Terrorist Designations
Apr. 28: The State Department has designated Meliad Farah, Hassan el-Hajj Hassan, and Hussein Atris as Specially Designated Global Terrorists under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224. More»
- U.S.-Colombia Dialogue
Deputy Secretary Blinken (Apr. 27): "This dialogue has helped facilitate Colombia’s remarkable transformation as a legacy of conflict has receded and a new era of prosperity taken root." Full Text» More»
- Global Women's Mentoring Partnership
Secretary Kerry will provide opening remarks at a dinner in honor of the 10th annual Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership at 6:30 p.m. on April 29, at the State Department. More»
- 2+2 Press Availability With Japan
Secretary Kerry (Apr. 27): "Our dialogue this morning focused on particularly transformative achievement – the completion of the new guidelines for the U.S.-Japan defense cooperation, which is our first such revision since 1997." Full Text» More»
- P5+1 Nuclear Negotiations With Iran
Under Secretary Sherman (Apr. 27): "We believe that the parameters, announced two weeks ago in Lausanne, offer the best chance at preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon." Full Text»
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