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Diplomacy in Action

U.S. Relations With China

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 1): "We want to show a new model of relations in which we broaden our cooperation on the common interests and constructively manage those differences so that we can be as effective as possible." Full Text»

The United States and Israel

President Obama (Oct. 1): "I know that the Prime Minister's utmost priority is making sure that his country is safe during these difficult times. And we're glad that the United States can be a partner in that process." Full Text»

Date: 10/01/2014 Description: President Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House, Washington, DC. © AP Image

U.S.-India Partnership

Secretary Kerry (Sept. 30): "Perhaps for the first time the United States and India don’t just share the same founding ideals, but we share the same economic and political imperatives." Full Text» Fact Sheets» White House Blog»

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: ISIL

Spokesperson Psaki (Sept. 30): "What I wanted to do here is kind of lay out a little bit of our history on ISIL and what the United States has been working on over the course of the last year." Full Text»

Hague Convention on Child Support

Secretary Kerry (Sept. 30): "We know that recovering child support when the child and one parent are in one country and the other parent is in another is difficult and too often impossible." Full Text»

2016 Diversity Visa Program

The 2016 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2016) opened at noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Wednesday, October 1, 2014, and will close at noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST), Monday, November 3, 2014. More»

Bilateral Security Agreement Signed

President Obama (Sept. 30): "Today we mark an historic day in the U.S.-Afghan partnership that will help advance our shared interests and the long-term security of Afghanistan." Full Text» Secretary's Statement»

Detentions in Sudan

Spokesperson Psaki (Sept. 30): "The United States expresses deep concern regarding reports that Sudanese security forces arrested dozens of political activists and civil society leaders in the lead-up to the anniversary of the September 2013 demonstrations." Full Text»

U.S.-ASEAN Business Council

Secretary Kerry will deliver remarks at the council's 30th anniversary gala reception at 6:45 p.m. on October 2, focusing on economic and political progress for Southeast Asia. More»

Features

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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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BusinessUSA

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

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2014

This month, we honor the rich heritage of the Hispanic community and celebrate its countless achievements. More»

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state.gov for Mobile

Get foreign policy information on your handheld device by scanning in the above QR code or visiting m.state.govOther Government apps»

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On Guard

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

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My State Department

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State @ Work

Secretary of State John Kerry responds to questions from employees during a town hall at the Department of State in Washington, DC. More»

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