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Diplomacy in Action

Secretary Kerry Hosts Diwali Celebration

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 23): "Diwali is an opportunity for us all, regardless of our own traditions, to renew a shared commitment to human dignity, compassion, and service – and it is a commitment, I think, at the heart of all great faiths." Full Text»

P5+1 Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Under Secretary Sherman (Oct. 23): "We encourage Iran to make the right choice. Meanwhile, we remain steadfast in our determination to take the steps necessary to protect America’s security and to improve the prospects for stability and peace across the globe." Full Text»

Fighting Ebola: A Grand Challenge for Development

Ebola is a horrific disease. It’s wiping out entire families. It has turned simple acts of love and comfort and kindness -- like holding a sick friend’s hand, or embracing a dying child -- into potentially fatal acts. USAID» 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

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Georgia

Spokesperson Psaki (Oct. 23): "We continue to support Georgia’s democratic development, which must include respect for political pluralism and open debate." Full Text»

"2+2" Ministerial Meeting

Oct. 23: Secretary of State Kerry and Secretary of Defense Hagel will hold a “2+2” meeting with their Republic of Korea counterparts, Minister of Foreign Affairs Yun and Minister of National Defense Han, in Washington, DC, on October 24. More»

Attacks in Ottawa

Seretary Kerry (Oct.22): "We condemn today’s heinous and evil attacks in Ottawa, seemingly aimed at the heart of the federal government itself." Full Text» DipNote»

Under Secretary Stengel's Travel

Oct. 23: Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel will travel to Kuwait to lead the U.S. delegation for the October 27 Coalition Communications Conference. More»

Meeting With German Foreign Minister

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 22): "America and Germany have a long history of cooperation for fighting for freedom, for peace and for prosperity." Full Text» Trip Page» Countering ISIL» DipNote»

Passing of Ben Bradlee

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 22): "Ben put his own brand on journalism and it was big, bold, and unapologetic. He invented the modern newsroom. He cared about the Post as an institution and he cared about its people." Full Text»

Features

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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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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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»

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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