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Diplomacy in Action

Latvia's EU Presidency

Secretary Kerry (Jan. 29): "In that role, it underscores the importance of what is happening in the European response ... to the aggression that has taken place there, the violation of the sovereignty of Ukraine." Full Text»

Combating Human Trafficking

Secretary Kerry (Jan. 29): "One of the greatest zones of impunity is in the supply chains. ... If governments want responsible businesses to compete on a level playing field, then we need to address this problem head on." Full Text»

Date: 01/29/2015 Description: Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks at the White House Forum on Combatting Human Trafficking in Supply Chains at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., on January 29, 2015.  - State Dept Image

The U.S. and Sweden

Secretary Kerry (Jan. 29): "Sweden is helping on Ebola, standing the line on Ukraine, providing critical humanitarian assistance in our struggle in the Middle East with ISIS and Syria, and is a powerful supporter of the concept of a trade agreement." Full Text»

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Russia

Spokesperson Psaki (Jan. 28): "We are deeply concerned by reports that Ukrainian parliamentarian and former military pilot Nadiya Savchenko is gravely ill due to her continued detention by Russia." Full Text»

Travel to Boston

On January 30-31, Secretary Kerry will host his counterparts from Canada and Mexico for the North American Ministerial in Boston, Massachusetts. More»

Equipping Ebola Fighters

Jan. 28: Read about the team of experts with USAID, the U.S. military, and the UN World Food Program who have been working to transport, track, and deliver critical medical supplies for the Ebola response in West Africa. Impact Blog» More»

SelectUSA Summit

Assistant Secretary Rivkin (Jan. 29): "The reason we are excited about the Summit is simple: The United States is one of the best places in the world to launch a new business." Full Text»

Championing Gender Equality

Ambassador Dunn (Jan. 28): "In this pivotal year, we look forward to continuing our productive relationship with UNFPA to champion gender equality and the rights of women and girls everywhere." Full Text»

U.S. Condemns Hezbollah Attack

Spokesperson Psaki (Jan. 28): "We support Israel's legitimate right to self-defense and continue to urge all parties to respect the Blue Line between Israel and Lebanon. We urge all parties to refrain from any action that could escalate the situation." Full Text»


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Ebola Response

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

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Wanted: Entrepreneurs
The Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships (S/GP) led a Partnership Opportunity Delegation to Tanzania. More»

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