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Diplomacy in Action

Secretary Kerry's Trip to Indonesia

Senior State Department Official (Oct. 19): "The Secretary is heading up a high-level presidential delegation to the inauguration of the new Indonesian President, Joko Widodo." Full Text» Trip Page»

Date: 10/20/2014 Description: Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at the airport in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday Oct. 20, 2014, for the inauguration of new Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and meetings with other regional leaders.  © AP Image

U.S.-China Cooperation

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 18): "There are many issues that China and the United States are cooperating on, even as we have some differences that we try to manage effectively." Full Text» More» Trip Page»

U.S. Response to Ebola

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 17): "No matter what we have already committed, it is clear, every one of us, that we have to do more, and we have to do it quickly." Full Text» USAID» More»

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Syria

Deputy Spokesperson Harf (Oct. 17): "We believe, and as the President has said repeatedly, Assad has lost all legitimacy a long time ago. There cannot be a stable, inclusive Syria under his leadership. There is not a role for him in the future of Syria." Full Text»

Address on P5+1 Iran Nuclear Negotiations

On October 23, Under Secretary Sherman will deliver a keynote address on the EU-coordinated P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran during a two-day symposium. More»

Meeting on Sanctions Targeting ISIL

Oct. 17: As the President noted in his September 10 speech on ISIL and September 24 address to the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, the United States is committed to degrading and ultimately defeating ISIL, including by cutting off its streams of revenue. More» Countering ISIL»

Selection of Final Cabinet Ministers in Iraq

Spokesperson Psaki (Oct. 18): "We congratulate the Iraqi people and their elected representatives in the Iraqi parliament on the selection of seven new cabinet ministers today." Full Text»

Joint Statement on Libya

Oct. 18: The Governments of France, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States strongly condemn the ongoing violence in Libya and call for an immediate cessation of hostilities. More»

U.S.-China Young Scientist Forum

Oct. 17: Ten science professionals focusing on disaster management from Chinese research and policy institutions met with 10 American counterparts at the U.S. Department of State in Washington for the Seventh U.S.-China Young Scientist Forum (YSF). 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
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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Cyber Security Awareness

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

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Date: 09/2014 Description: Josh Glazeroff, the Bureau of Consular Affairs' Office of Fraud Prevention Programs' director, takes a phone call. - State Dept Image
On Guard

The Bureau of Consular Affairs’ Office of Fraud Prevention Programs (CA/FPP) works to prevent consular fraud. More»


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