Watch a live broadcast of today's Daily Press Briefing with Acting Deputy Spokesperson Jeff Rathke, scheduled to start at approximately 12:30 p.m. EDT.
Secretary Kerry (May 2): "Sri Lanka’s newfound civil peace has to be nurtured; it must be allowed to grow and become stronger until it is, in fact, fully mature." Full Text» Press Avaliablity» Trip Page»
Secretary Kerry (May 5): "We will continue to speak out when journalists are unfairly arrested and detained; we will continue to raise these issues with foreign officials at every level; and we will continue to promote journalists' physical and digital safety." Full Text» Fact Sheet»
Acting Deputy Spokesperson Rathke (May 4): "We call upon all sides in the conflict to comply with international humanitarian law and to take all feasible measures to minimize harm to civilians." Full Text»
Ambassador Pressman (May 4): "More and more regional organizations are on the front lines of more and more conflicts. ... It is critically important for the United Nations -- and each of its member states -- to robustly support these efforts." Full Text»
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