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Spokesperson Psaki (Aug. 28): "We are deeply concerned by recent restrictions on peaceful civil society activities in Azerbaijan. ... We urge Azerbaijan to respect the universal rights of its citizens." Full Text»
Sept. 2: Assistant Secretary Frantz has arrived in Kabul, Afghanistan to assist Embassy colleagues with strategic communications efforts and meet with Kabul-based international and Afghan journalists. More»
Secretary Kerry (Aug. 31): "I want to congratulate Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk on his election as President of the European Council, and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini on her appointment as High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy." Full Text»