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Diplomacy in Action

America and the Asia Pacific: Partners in Prosperity

Secretary Kerry (Aug. 4): "The United States is also a Pacific nation. We have been for centuries, and we are proud of that. And we know that our security and our prosperity are increasingly linked to this region." Full Text» Trip Page»

Date: 08/04/2015 Description: Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a speech on U.S.-Singaporean relations and U.S.-Asia trade and investment policy on August 4, 2015, at Singapore Management University in Singapore, Singapore. - State Dept Image

U.S.-GCC Foreign Ministers Meeting

Secretary Kerry (Aug. 3): "There is no shortage of urgent and complex challenges that are facing the United States, Qatar, and the Gulf states today. But frankly, so too there is no shortage of opportunity." Full Text» Joint Statement» Trip Page»

Date: 08/03/2015 Description: Secretary of State John Kerry addresses reporters at the Sheraton Hotel in Doha, Qatar, on August 3, 2015, during a news conference with Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid al-Attiyah after the Secretary briefed members of the Gulf Cooperation Council about the Iran nuclear deal. - State Dept Image

U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue

Secretary Kerry (Aug. 2): "The American people are committed to the security and to the economic well-being of the Egyptian people, guided by the vibrancy of your own civil society, your politics, your free and fair democratic process." Full Text» Joint Statement» Trip Page»

Date: 08/02/2015 Description: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry chats with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry at the outset of a series of meetings during a Strategic Dialogue between the United States and Egypt in Cairo, Egypt, on August 2, 2015. - State Dept Image

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Turkey

Deputy Spokesperson Toner (Aug. 3): "We want to see these attacks cease. We want to see the PKK to renounce violence and re-engage in talks with the Government of Turkey." Full Text»

Young African Leaders Initiative

Aug. 3: The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is providing opportunities for young Africans to enhance their leadership skills and create meaningful ties with American citizens, businesses, organizations, and each other. Fact Sheet» DipNote» More»

Iran Nuclear Agreement

Secretary Kerry: "We believe this deal makes our country and our allies safer; it will guarantee that Iran’s program is under intense scrutiny ... therefore is a good deal for the world, a good deal for America ... and we believe it richly deserves your support." Full Text» More»

Messages From Under Secretary Kennedy

Read Under Secretary Patrick F. Kennedy's messages regarding the recent cyber incidents at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). More»

New Humanitarian Assistance for Iraq

Aug. 3: Secretary Kerry announced that the U.S. is providing nearly $62 million in additional humanitarian assistance to Iraqis who have been affected by violence and are in urgent need of assistance from the international community. More»

Clean Power Plan

Secretary Kerry (Aug. 3): "President Obama’s Clean Power Plan is the latest strong signal that the U.S. is leading the world in addressing the threat of climate change." Full Text»


Date: 2015 Description: USA Pavilion, Milan Expo 2015, American Food 2.0   © [USA Pavilion photo]
USA Pavilion at Milan Expo

The USA Pavilion at Milan Expo highlights America’s contributions to food security, sustainability, and innovation. 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: 07/10/2015 Description: Tech-I's Best Female Entrepreneur of 2014, Cynthia Ndubuisi, works on a project.  © Photo courtesy of AAAS
New Solutions

Entrepreneurs in Global Innovation through Science and Technology are innovating to solve local and global problems. More»

Date: 07/28/2015 Description: Young Women on an Exchange Program Participate in Wheelchair Basketball - State Dept Image
Access for All

Every day, the Department demonstrates its commitment to advancing disability rights in the U.S. and abroad. More»


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