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2013 Remarks - January-June



-06/30/13  Regime Attacks on Homs;  Director Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-06/27/13  UN Security Council Decision to Transfer Chapter VII Mandate to the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/26/13  Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Kuwait;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bayan Palace, Kuwait
-06/26/13  Remarks With Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Kuwait City, Kuwait
-06/25/13  Meeting With Staff and Families of Consulate General Jeddah;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
-06/25/13  Religious Minorities in Syria: Caught in the Middle; Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas O. Melia, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; House Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations and on Middle East and North Africa; Washington, DC
-06/25/13  Remarks With Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
-06/24/13  27 Camp Hurriya Residents Depart for Albania;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/22/13  Opening Remarks at the London Eleven Plenary Meeting With Qatari Prime Minister Hamad;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Doha, Qatar
-06/22/13  Remarks With Qatari Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Doha, Qatar
-06/20/13  Senior State Department Officials Previewing the First Portion of the Secretary's Trip to Qatar, India, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait From June 21-26, 2013; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-06/15/13  Result of the Iranian Presidential Election;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/15/13  Terrorist Attack on Camp Hurriya in Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/11/13  Remarks at Swearing-in Ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to Libya Deborah Jones;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-06/06/13  Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to IAEA MacManus Over Iran's Plans to Launch a New Heavy Water Reactor; Washington, DC
-06/05/13  Regarding Significant Reductions of Iranian Crude Oil Purchases;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/04/13  Egypt NGO Trial Verdicts and Sentences;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/04/13  Iran Sanctions: Ensuring Robust Enforcement, and Assessing Next Steps;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman; Written Statement before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; Washington, DC
-06/03/13  Remarks at the American Jewish Committee Global Forum;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Grand Hyatt Hotel; Washington, DC
-06/03/13  Thirty MEK Camp Hurriya Residents Depart Iraq for Relocation to Albania;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/02/13  Dr. Rami Hamdallah;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-05/31/13  Background Briefing By Senior Administration Officials On Iran, the IRGC, and Hezbollah's Increased Terrorist Activity Worldwide; Via Teleconference
-05/30/13  United States Takes Action to Facilitate Communications by the Iranian People and Targets Iranian Government Censorship;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/27/13  Remarks With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Le Grand Hotel; Paris, France
-05/26/13  Remarks to Special Program on Breaking the Impasse World Economic Forum;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Dead Sea, Jordan
-05/24/13  Press Availability in Tel Aviv, Israel;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ben Gurion International Airport; Tel Aviv, Israel
-05/24/13  Situation in Lebanon; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell; Washington, DC
-05/23/13  Remarks Before His Meeting With Israeli President Shimon Peres;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Residence of the Israeli President; Jerusalem
-05/23/13  Remarks With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Office of the Prime Minister; Jerusalem
-05/22/13  Background Briefing by a Senior State Department Official; Amman, Jordan
-05/22/13  Meets With Staff and Families of Embassy Muscat;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Embassy Muscat; Muscat, Oman
-05/22/13  Remarks With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Amman, Jordan
-05/22/13  Remarks With Omani Minister Responsible for Defense Affairs Sayyid Badr al-Busaidi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ministry of Defense; Muscat, Oman
-05/22/13  Remarks at the London Eleven Plenary Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Le Meridien; Amman, Jordan
-05/21/13  Yemen National Unity Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-05/20/13  Readout of the President's Call with Lebanese President Sleiman; Washington, DC
-05/20/13  Syria Topper from Department of State Briefing - May 20, 2013; Washington, DC
-05/17/13  Secretary of State John Kerry's Travel to the Middle East and Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/16/13  14 Camp Hurriya Residents Depart for Albania;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/15/13  General Assembly Condemns Syrian Regime; Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Rosemary A. DiCarlo; New York City
-05/15/13  U.S. Policy Toward Iran;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman; Written Statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-05/10/13  Leaflets over Qusayr, Syria;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/09/13  Remarks With Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Foreign Ministries Rome; Rome, Italy
-05/09/13  Remarks With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Villa Taverna; Rome, Italy
-05/09/13  State Department Actions Targeting Iran's Nuclear Enrichment and Proliferation Program; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/08/13  Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Moscow;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Spaso House; Moscow, Russia
-05/08/13  Remarks With Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Villa Taverna; Rome, Italy
-05/07/13  Remarks With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Osobnyak Guesthouse; Moscow, Russia
-05/04/13  America and a Changing Middle East; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Princeton University; Princeton, New Jersey
-05/03/13  Remarks at the American Foreign Service Association Memorial Plaque Ceremony;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-04/29/13  Remarks With Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr Al Thani Before Meeting With Arab League Officials;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Blair House; Washington, DC
-04/25/13  Background Conference Call by White House Official on Syria; Washington, DC
-04/24/13  Remarks at the Security Council Open Debate on the Middle East;  U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Susan E. Rice, U.S. Mission to the United Nations; New York City
-04/23/13  Press Availability After NATO Ministerial;  Secretary of State John Kerry; NATO Headquarters; Brussels, Belgium
-04/23/13  Remarks by President Obama and Amir of Qatar After Bilateral Meeting; Washington, DC
-04/21/13  Background Briefing on Syria; Office of the Spokesperson; The Conrad Hotel; Istanbul, Turkey
-04/21/13  Remarks With Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Syrian Opposition Coalition President Moaz al-Khatib;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Adile Sultan Palace; Istanbul, Turkey
-04/17/13  Syria National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/16/13  Earthquake Near Iran-Pakistan Border;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/11/13  G8 Foreign Ministers' Meeting Statement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/11/13  President Hadi's Decrees on the Reorganization of Yemen's Military Structure; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/11/13  U.S. Policy Toward Syria; Acting Assistant Secretary Elizabeth Jones, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-04/09/13  Remarks With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; David Citadel Hotel; Jerusalem
-04/09/13  Solo Press Availability in Tel Aviv, Israel;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ben Gurion International Airport; Tel Aviv, Israel
-04/08/13  Remarks With Israeli President Shimon Peres Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; President's Residence; Jerusalem
-04/04/13  Women in the Arab World - Do They Matter?;  Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara Sonenshine; Brookings Institution; Washington, DC
-04/03/13  Background Briefing on Upcoming P5+1 Talks in Almaty, Kazakhstan; Via Teleconference
-03/24/13  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Visit to Iraq; Amman, Jordan
-03/24/13  Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Baghdad;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Embassy Baghdad; Baghdad, Iraq
-03/24/13  Solo Press Availability in Baghdad, Iraq;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Baghdad, Iraq
-03/22/13  Detained U.S. Citizen Saeed Abedini;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/20/13  Crisis in Syria: The U.S. Response;  Ambassador Robert S. Ford, Syria; House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-03/20/13  Message to the Iranian People on Nowruz;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/19/13  The Syrian Humanitarian Crisis;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, United States Senate; Washington, DC
-03/18/13  Start of Yemen's National Dialogue; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/18/13  United States Welcomes Government of Albania Resettlement Offer for Former Camp Ashraf Residents; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/16/13  The Voice of the Syrian Refugees;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; SIP Event: Syria's Humanitarian Crisis; Anaheim, CA
-03/14/13  Anniversary of Lebanon's Cedar Revolution;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/14/13  Companies Sanctioned Under the Iran Sanctions Act and the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/13/13  Formation of New Tunisian Government;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/13/13  Remarks With Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-03/08/13  Sixth Anniversary of the Disappearance of Robert Levinson;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/07/13  Remarks at the Friends of Yemen Ministerial;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; London, United Kingdom
-03/06/13  Remarks With Staff and Families of Embassy Doha;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Embassy Doha; Doha, Qatar
-03/06/13  Remarks to IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, March 4-8, 2013; Vienna, Austria
-03/05/13  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns' Meeting With Iraqi National Security Advisor Faleh al-Fayyad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/05/13  Interview With Andrea Mitchell of NBC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Doha, Qatar
-03/05/13  Interview With Nicole Gaouette of Bloomberg;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Doha, Qatar
-03/05/13  Remarks With Qatari Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Wajbah Palace Prime Minister's Quarters; Doha, Qatar
-03/05/13  Remarks With Staff and Families of Embassy Abu Dhabi;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Embassy Abu Dhabi; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
-03/04/13  Remarks With Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
-03/04/13  Remarks With Staff and Families of Embassy Riyadh;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Embassy Riyadh; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
-03/03/13  U.S. Support for the Egyptian People;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/02/13  Background Briefing En Route to Cairo, Egypt; Cairo, Egypt
-03/02/13  Joint Statement With Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Amr;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Foreign Ministry; Cairo, Egypt
-03/02/13  Remarks at Top of Roundtable Discussion With Business Leaders;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Marriott Zamalek Hotel; Cairo, Egypt
-02/28/13  Background Briefing on Additional Nonlethal Assistance to Syria; Hotel Excelsior; Rome, Italy
-02/28/13  Press Availability on Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Villa Madama; Rome, Italy
-02/27/13  Remarks With French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Foreign Ministry; Paris, France
-02/26/13  Kuwait's National Day and Liberation Anniversary;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/26/13  Remarks With German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Foreign Ministry; Berlin, Germany
-02/24/13  Background Briefing on Syria; En route London, United Kingdom
-02/23/13  United States Condemns Attacks on Aleppo; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/19/13  Secretary of State John Kerry's Travel to Europe and the Middle East; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/14/13  Anniversary of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri's Assassination;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/13/13  Remarks With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-02/09/13  Terrorist Attack on Camp Hurriya in Iraq; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/09/13  Yemeni Government Investigation into Iranian-Supplied Weapons Cache; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/08/13  Remarks With Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-02/07/13  Special Envoy Hussain's Travel to Cairo; Washington, DC
-02/07/13  Yemen's National Dialogue; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/06/13  U.S. Humanitarian Response to the Crisis in Syria;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-02/01/13  Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Maura Connelly on U.S. Aid to Syrian Refugees in Lebanon; Beirut, Lebanon
-01/29/13  Syrians Transition to Safety in Jordan;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Jordan
-01/28/13  Remarks at the Announcement of the Open Book Project;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-01/23/13  Testimony to the House Foreign Affairs Committee;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Opening Remarks Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-01/23/13  Testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-01/22/13  Bahrain Announces Dialogue; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/21/13  Terrorist Attack in Algeria; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/16/13  Attack on the University of Aleppo; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/16/13  Public Diplomacy in a Changing Middle East;  Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara Sonenshine; Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Washington, DC
-01/06/13  Assad's Speech; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

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