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Diplomacy in Action

U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue

Secretary Kerry (Aug. 2): "The American people are committed to the security and to the economic well-being of the Egyptian people, guided by the vibrancy of your own civil society, your politics, your free and fair democratic process." Full Text» Press Availability» Trip Page»

Date: 08/02/2015 Description: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry chats with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry at the outset of a series of meetings during a Strategic Dialogue between the United States and Egypt in Cairo, Egypt, on August 2, 2015. - State Dept Image

Iran Nuclear Agreement

Secretary Kerry (July 28): "We believe this deal makes our country and our allies safer; it will guarantee that Iran’s program is under intense scrutiny ... therefore is a good deal for the world, a good deal for America ... and we believe it richly deserves your support." Full Text»

2015 Trafficking in Persons Report

Secretary Kerry (July 27): "This report is ... one of the best means that we have as individuals to speak up for adults and children who lack any effective platform whatsoever through which they are able to speak for themselves." Full Text» Report» More» DipNote»

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Yemen

Deputy Spokesperson Toner (July 31): "This morning U.S. Agency for International Development announced that $21 million in emergency food assistance arrived in Yemen." Full Text»

Senior Advisor Thorne's Travel

Senior Advisor David Thorne will travel to Singapore on August 4; to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on August 5; and to Hanoi, Vietnam on August 6, 2015. More»

Assistant Secretary Malinowski's Travel

Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski will travel to Cairo, Egypt from August 1-3, joining Secretary Kerry for the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue. More»

Messages From Under Secretary Kennedy

Read Under Secretary Patrick F. Kennedy's messages regarding the recent cyber incidents at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). More»

Condolences on the Passing of Prime Minister Edward Natapei

Secretary Kerry (Aug. 1): "I was saddened to learn of the passing of the Honorable former Prime Minister Edward Natapei this week. Vanuatu lost a distinguished statesman who will be dearly missed." Full Text»

Terrorist Attack in Palestinian Village

Deputy Spokesperson Toner (July 31): "The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms last night’s vicious terrorist attack in the Palestinian village of Douma." Full Text»


Date: 2015 Description: USA Pavilion, Milan Expo 2015, American Food 2.0   © [USA Pavilion photo]
USA Pavilion at Milan Expo

The USA Pavilion at Milan Expo highlights America’s contributions to food security, sustainability, and innovation. More»

Date: 02/21/2013 Description: BusinessUSA Logo © GSA Image
BusinessUSA is the U.S. Government's official web portal to support business start-ups, growth, financing, and exporting.

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»

Date: 05/29/2015 Description: A man receives an interim care kit and is now able to better protect himself from Ebola. © USAID Image by Paloma Clohossey
Ebola Response

The United States continues to work with international partners to respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus. More»

Date: 07/10/2015 Description: Tech-I's Best Female Entrepreneur of 2014, Cynthia Ndubuisi, works on a project.  © Photo courtesy of AAAS
New Solutions

Entrepreneurs in Global Innovation through Science and Technology are innovating to solve local and global problems. More»

Date: 07/28/2015 Description: Young Women on an Exchange Program Participate in Wheelchair Basketball - State Dept Image
Access for All

Every day, the Department demonstrates its commitment to advancing disability rights in the U.S. and abroad. More»


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