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Diplomacy in Action

Elections in Nigeria

Secretary Kerry (Jan. 25): "It’s absolutely critical that these elections be conducted peacefully, that they are credible, transparent, accountable, so that the people of Nigeria can have faith and the world can have faith in the government that flows from it." Full Text» Trip Page»

Date: 01/25/2015 Description: Secretary of State John Kerry addresses reporters during a news conference at the U.S. Consulate General's Residence in Lagos, Nigeria, after he met with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and his re-election challenger, retired Major-General Muhammadu Buhari, in Lagos on January 25, 2015, for meetings urging both candidates to accept the results of their upcoming general-election vote. - State Dept Image

World Economic Forum

Secretary Kerry (Jan. 23): "Let me be clear: There are no grounds ... that will ever justify the murder of children, the kidnapping and the rape of teenage girls, or the slaughter of unarmed civilians." Full Text» Trip Page»

Joint Press Availability in London

Secretary Kerry (Jan. 22): "Daesh is a global problem, and it demands a coordinated, comprehensive, and enduring global response." Full Text» Trip Page»

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: Secretary Kerry's Travel

Spokesperson Psaki (Jan. 23): "The Secretary will travel to Lagos, Nigeria ... to emphasize the importance of ensuring the upcoming elections are peaceful, nonviolent, and credible." Full Text» More»

Murder of Haruna Yukawa

Secretary Kerry (Jan. 24): "The U.S. strongly condemns ISIL's despicable murder of an innocent Japanese citizen, Haruna Yukawa." Full Text» More»

The U.S.-Cuba Relationship

Assistant Secretary Jacobson (Jan. 22): U.S. and Cuban officials met in Havana to discuss the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba. Full Text» Special Briefing» More»

Zambia Presidential By-Elections

Spokesperson Psaki (Jan. 25): "The U.S. congratulates the people of Zambia for conducting another democratic election." Full Text»

Attacks in Ukraine

Secretary Kerry (Jan. 24): "I join my European counterparts in condemning in the strongest terms today's horrific assault by Russia-backed separatists on civilian neighborhoods in Mariupol." Full Text»

South Sudan Peace Negotiations

Jan. 23: The members of the United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway are gravely concerned with the continued lack of progress in the South Sudan peace negotiations. More»


Date: 01/16/2015 Description: USAID Workers unload medical supplies. © USAID Image
Ebola Response

The United States is working with international partners to help respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus. More»

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»

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BusinessUSA is the U.S. Government's official web portal to support business start-ups, growth, financing, and exporting.

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Wanted: Entrepreneurs
The Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships (S/GP) led a Partnership Opportunity Delegation to Tanzania. More»

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