Director Rathke (Nov. 21): "The United States is deeply disappointed that Chinese authorities upheld the separatism conviction and life sentence for prominent Uighur professor Ilham Tohti in a closed jailhouse hearing today." Full Text»
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Director Rathke (Nov. 19): "The United States strongly condemns the continued terrorist attacks in Iraq, including the suicide car bomb attacks today in Basrah and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region in front of the Erbil Provincial Council Building that took a number of innocent lives." Full Text»
Secretary Kerry (Nov. 15): "I congratulate the Tunisian people on today’s presidential election. This historic moment has come about due to the strong commitment by Tunisians from across the political spectrum to democracy and the rule of law." Full Text»
Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal travels to India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, and Switzerland November 23-December 5. More»