Watch a live broadcast of today's Daily Press Briefing with Jeff Rathke, Director, Office of Press Relations, scheduled to start at approximately 12:45 p.m. EDT.
Secretary Kerry (May 21): "Our priorities include Arctic Ocean safety, security, and stewardship. It includes improved economic conditions for the living conditions of folks in the Arctic communities, and that is a critical concern." Full Text»
Director Rathke (May 27): "The United States is concerned that no one has been held accountable for the August 2014 political unrest and violence between the military and police..." Full Text»
Director Rathke (May 26): "We are encouraged by reports that Iraqi forces have begun to consolidate, to reorganize, and the Government of Iraq is committed to ejecting ISIL from Ramadi. And we share their determination and are going to support them." Full Text»
Deputy Spokesperson Harf (May 27): "The United States commends the people of Ethiopia for their civic participation in generally peaceful parliamentary and regional elections on May 24." Full Text»
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have forged a proud legacy that reflects the spirit of our Nation. More»