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Diplomacy in Action

Middle East Peace Process

Secretary Kerry (Nov. 24): "I am here at the request of President Obama to see what we can do to try to help contribute to calm and to restore people's confidence in the ability of a two-state solution to still be viable." Full Text» Trip Page»

Date: 11/24/2015 Description: Palestinian Authority President Abbas Greets Secretary Kerry Before Their Meeting in Ramallah - State Dept Image

Violence in Israel, Jerusalem, and the West Bank

Secretary Kerry (Nov. 24): "I expressed my complete condemnation for any act of terror that takes innocent lives and disrupts the day-to-day life of a nation. Israel has every right in the world to defend itself and it has an obligation to defend itself." Full Text» More» Trip Page»

Date: 11/24/2015 Description: Secretary Kerry Shakes Hands With Prime Minister Netanyahu After Addressing Reporter - State Dept Image

Refugee Screening Process

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Henshaw (Nov. 19): "The United States remains deeply committed to safeguarding the American people from terrorists, just as we are committed to providing refuge to the world's most vulnerable people." Full Text» More» Blog» Infographic»

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Russia and Turkey

Deputy Spokesperson Toner (Nov. 24): "The President ... did stress the fact that it’s important for Russia and Turkey to talk to find out what happened and also to take measures to de-escalate the situation." Full Text»

Cuban Citizens Sentenced for Peaceful Protest

Deputy Spokesperson Toner (Nov. 24): "The U.S. condemns the recent sentencing to prison of Cuban citizens Vladimir Morera Bacallao and Jorge Ramirez Calderon for peaceful protest." Full Text»

Terrorist Attack on Tunisian Security Forces

Deputy Spokesperson Toner (Nov. 24): "The U.S. strongly condemns today's terrorist attack in Tunis that targeted a bus carrying members of Tunisia's security forces, killing at least 12 people." Full Text»

Secretary Kerry's Travel

Secretary Kerry will travel to France, Belgium, Kosovo, Serbia, Cyprus, and Greece from November 30 - December 4. Full Text»

U.S.-Nordic-Baltic Political-Military Dialogue

Nov. 24: The forum brought together senior officials from the defense and foreign affairs ministries of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the U.S. to discuss global challenges of mutual concern. More»

U.S.-U.A.E. Relations

Secretary Kerry (Nov. 23): "We agreed today on a number of things that we will work on specifically to try to accelerate the defeat of Daesh and to bring about the peace and stability that the region wants." Full Text» More» Trip Page»


Date: 11/23/2015 Description: Two women smile on an ad for USA Study Abroad. - State Dept Image
USA Study Abroad

Visit, our new resource for U.S. students to navigate the wide range of study abroad possibilities.

Date: 11/02/2015 Description: Native American Heritage Month ©
Native American Heritage

In November, we recognize the contributions made by Native Americans to help make America what it is today. More»

Date: 02/21/2013 Description: BusinessUSA Logo © GSA Image
BusinessUSA is the U.S. Government's official web portal to support business start-ups, growth, financing, and exporting.

Date: 03/28/2014 Description: Department of State by State Map - State Dept Image
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»

Date: 05/29/2015 Description: A man receives an interim care kit and is now able to better protect himself from Ebola. © USAID Image by Paloma Clohossey
Ebola Response

The United States continues to work with international partners to respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus. More»

Date: 11/02/2015 Description: A robotic car is programmed to display the social media hashtag #WiSci2015. - State Dept Image

The first WiSci camp aimed to reduce the gender gap in science, technology, engineering, art and design, and mathematics. More»


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