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2013 Remarks - July-December



-12/30/13  Funding for the Special Tribunal for Lebanon;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/27/13  Consensus Agreement on Yemen's Political System;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/27/13  Terrorist Attack and Assassination of Mohamad Chatah;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-12/26/13  Terrorist Attack on Camp Hurriya in Iraq;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-12/25/13  U.S. Welcomes Political and Diplomatic Initiatives Today in Baghdad;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-12/17/13  U.S. Intervention Delivered at the 10th Annual G-8-BMENA Forum for the Future; Acting Assistant Secretary Uzra Zeya, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Cairo, Egypt
-12/15/13  Interview With Martha Raddatz of ABC's This Week;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
-12/13/13  Secretary Kerry's Press Availability in Tel Aviv;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy; Tel Aviv, Israel
-12/12/13  Civilian Massacres in Syria;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/10/13  Human Rights Day 2013;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-12/10/13  The P5+1's First Step Agreement With Iran on its Nuclear Program;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-12/09/13  Remarks at the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee's 100th Anniversary Celebration;  Secretary of State John Kerry; National Women in the Arts Museum; Washington, DC
-12/07/13  Remarks at the Saban Forum;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Willard Hotel; Washington, DC
-12/06/13  Press Availability at Ben Gurion International Airport;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Tel Aviv, Israel
-12/05/13  Attack Against the Yemeni Ministry of Defense;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/05/13  Background Briefing on the NATO-Russia Meeting; En Route to Chisinau, Moldova
-12/05/13  Joint Statement With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Prime Minister's Office; Jerusalem
-12/05/13  Statement Following Meeting With President Mahmoud Abbas;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Muqata'a Presidential Compound; Ramallah
-12/04/13  Interview With Gwen Ifill on PBS NewsHour;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman; Washington, DC
-12/02/13  Israel Invited To Join the Western European and Others Group (WEOG) in Geneva;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-11/29/13  Regarding Significant Reductions of Iranian Crude Oil Purchases;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-11/28/13  Shelling of the Russian Embassy in Damascus;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-11/26/13  Secretary Kerry's Video Message on the Geneva Talks With Iran;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-11/25/13  Egypt's Demonstrations Law;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-11/25/13  Geneva Conference on Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-11/25/13  Violence in Yemen;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-11/24/13  Interview With Candy Crowley of CNN's State of the Union;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Geneva, Switzerland
-11/24/13  Interview With George Stephanopoulos of ABC's This Week;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Geneva, Switzerland
-11/24/13  Interview With Margaret Brennan of CBS's Face the Nation;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Geneva, Switzerland
-11/24/13  Press Availability After P5+1 Talks;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Geneva, Switzerland
-11/24/13  Remarks With United Kingdom Foreign Secretary William Hague Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Winfield House; London, United Kingdom
-11/24/13  Remarks With United Kingdom Foreign Secretary William Hague and Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Winfield House; London, United Kingdom
-11/23/13  President Obama Delivers Remarks on Iran's Nuclear Program; Washington, DC
-11/23/13  Statement By The President On First Step Agreement On Iran's Nuclear Program; Washington, DC
-11/21/13  Political, Economic, and Security Situation in Africa; Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
-11/19/13  Bomb Attacks in Lebanon;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-11/16/13  Violence in Tripoli, Libya;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-11/15/13  Remarks at Human Rights Defenders Award Ceremony for Ms. Hanadi Zahlout;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-11/15/13  Syrian Unity;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-11/14/13  Interview With MSNBC's "Morning Joe";  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-11/13/13  U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Iraq; House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa; Washington, DC
-11/12/13  Statement on Syria;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-11/11/13  Interview With Kim Ghattas of the BBC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
-11/11/13  Remarks With Emirati Foreign Minister Abdallah bin Zayid Al Nuhayyan After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
-11/10/13  Interview With David Gregory of Meet the Press;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Geneva, Switzerland
-11/10/13  Press Availability;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Geneva, Switzerland
-11/08/13  Remarks to the Press Upon Arrival in Geneva;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Geneva, Switzerland
-11/08/13  Secretary Kerry to Travel to Geneva;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-11/08/13  Update on Secretary Kerry's Travel to Europe and the Middle East;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-11/07/13  Joint Press Availability With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Amman, Jordan
-11/06/13  Background Briefing: Previewing Iran P5+1 Talks; Geneva, Switzerland
-11/06/13  Remarks After a Meeting With President Mahmoud Abbas;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bethlehem
-11/06/13  Remarks With Israeli President Shimon Peres Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Jerusalem
-11/06/13  Remarks at Visit to a USAID High Impact Microfinance Infrastructure Initiative Site;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Manger Square, Bethlehem
-11/05/13  Remarks at the Security Council Stakeout Following Consultations on Syria; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York Samantha Power; New York, NY
-11/05/13  Background Briefing: U.S. Officials on Syria; Geneva, Switzerland
-11/05/13  Remarks at Former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's Memorial;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Tel Aviv, Israel
-11/04/13  Meeting With Mission Saudi Arabia Staff;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
-11/04/13  Remarks with Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Riyadh Air Base; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
-11/03/13  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Meetings in Cairo, Egypt; En Route Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
-11/03/13  Humanitarian Assistance and the Syria Crisis;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Bethlehem, PA
-11/03/13  Remarks With Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Cairo, Egypt
-11/01/13  Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to the Middle East; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-11/01/13  Readout of Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/31/13  Progress Eliminating Syria's Chemical Weapons Program;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-10/31/13  U.S. Policy Toward Syria; U.S. Ambassador Robert S. Ford, Syria; Opening Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-10/30/13  Background Briefing: Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki's Visit to Washington and the U.S.-Iraq Bilateral Relationship Under the Strategic Framework Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-10/29/13  Next Steps on Egypt Policy; Acting Assistant Secretary A. Elizabeth Jones, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-10/25/13  Assad's War of Starvation;  Secretary of State John Kerry; ForeignPolicy.com
-10/24/13  Remarks at the Center for American Progress' 10-year Anniversary Policy Conference;  Secretary of State John Kerry; St. Regis Hotel; Washington, DC
-10/24/13  U.S. Pledges Support to UN Trust Fund for Resettlement of Camp Hurriya Residents;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/23/13  Libya's Liberation Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-10/23/13  Remarks With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Villa Taverna; Rome, Italy
-10/22/13  Remarks at a Press Availability After the London 11 Ministerial Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Foreign & Commonwealth Office; London, United Kingdom
-10/21/13  Remarks With Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid al-Atiyah Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Chief of Mission Residence; Paris, France
-10/18/13  Siege of Mouadimiya;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/16/13  Background Briefing on P5+1 Negotiations; Geneva, Switzerland
-10/14/13  Background Briefing on P5+1 Negotiations; Geneva, Switzerland
-10/14/13  Remarks With UN Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi Following Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Winfield House; London, United Kingdom
-10/11/13  Statement on Awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-10/10/13  Press Availability in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
-10/10/13  Situation Involving the Libyan Prime Minister;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-10/09/13  Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on U.S. Assistance to Egypt; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-10/09/13  U.S. Assistance to Egypt; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/03/13  Reversing Iran's Nuclear Program;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman; Written Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-09/30/13  Intervention at UNHCR Excom High-Level Segment; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Geneva, Switzerland
-09/30/13  Remarks With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-09/30/13  Remarks at J-Street Gala; Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Martin Indyk; As Delivered; Washington, DC
-09/27/13  Remarks at the United Nations Security Council;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
-09/26/13  Interview With Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
-09/26/13  Read Out of the P-5+1 Ministerial; New York City
-09/26/13  Remarks After the P-5+1 Ministerial on Iran;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
-09/25/13  Remarks at the Friends of Yemen Ministerial; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/25/13  Remarks at the Meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon;  Secretary of State John Kerry; United Nations; New York City
-09/24/13  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Bilateral Meeting With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov; New York City
-09/24/13  Read Out of Secretary Kerry's Bilateral Meeting With Syrian Opposition Coalition Chairman Ahmed Assi al-Jarba; New York City
-09/23/13  Iran's Nuclear Program; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/23/13  Launch of Emergency Red List of Syrian Cultural Objects at Risk; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/22/13  Deaths of Israeli Soldiers; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/22/13  Remarks With Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
-09/22/13  Shelling of the Russian Embassy in Damascus; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/20/13  Remarks With Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/19/13  Examining the Syrian Refugee Crisis;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; As Delivered Opening Remarks Before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa; Washington, DC
-09/16/13  Remarks at a Stakeout on Syria; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power, U.S. Mission to the United Nations; New York, NY
-09/16/13  Remarks With French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Quai d'Orsay; Paris, France
-09/15/13  Remarks With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Prime Minister's Office; Jerusalem
-09/14/13  Background Briefing in Geneva; Geneva, Switzerland
-09/14/13  Remarks With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Intercontinental Hotel; Geneva, Switzerland
-09/13/13  Joint Statements After Trilat;  Secretary of State John Kerry; UN Offices; Geneva, Switzerland
-09/13/13  Secretary Kerry Travel to Jerusalem and Paris; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/12/13  Remarks With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Intercontinental Hotel; Geneva, Switzerland
-09/11/13  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Geneva; En Route Geneva, Switzerland
-09/11/13  Relocation of Remaining Individuals from Camp Ashraf to Camp Hurriya in Iraq; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/10/13  Proposed Authorization to Use Military Force in Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the House Armed Services Committee; Washington, DC
-09/10/13  Remarks by the President in Address to the Nation on Syria; Washington, DC
-09/10/13  Syria: Weighing the U.S. Response;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Google+ Hangout; Washington, DC
-09/09/13  Remarks With United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Hague;  Secretary of State John Kerry; United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office; London, United Kingdom
-09/08/13  Remarks With Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid bin Muhammad al-Atiyah;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Chief of Mission Residence; Paris, France
-09/07/13  Remarks With French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius at Joint Press Availability;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Quai d'Orsay, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Paris, France
-09/07/13  Remarks With Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius Following Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Vilnius, Lithuania
-09/06/13  Regarding Significant Reductions of Iranian Crude Oil Purchases;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/06/13  Secretary of State John Kerry on the Case for Action in Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Huffington Post; Washington, DC
-09/06/13  Situation at Camp Ashraf in Iraq; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/05/13  Interview With Chris Hayes of MSNBC;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/04/13  Syria: Weighing the Obama Administration's Response;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Opening Remarks Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
-09/03/13  Opening Remarks Before the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/03/13  Remarks by the President Before Meeting with Members of Congress on the Situation in Syria; The White House, Office of the Press Secretary; Washington, DC
-09/01/13  Interview With Chris Wallace of FOX News Sunday;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-09/01/13  Interview With David Gregory of NBC Meet the Press;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-09/01/13  Interview With George Stephanopoulos of ABC This Week;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-09/01/13  Interview With Gloria Borger of CNN State of the Union;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-09/01/13  Interview With Major Garrett of CBS Face the Nation;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-09/01/13  U.S. Condemns Attack at Camp Ashraf in Iraq; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/31/13  Statement by the President on Syria; The White House, Office of the Press Secretary; Washington, DC
-08/30/13  Statement on Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-08/28/13  U.S. Citizens Detained or Missing in Iran;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/26/13  Remarks on Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
-08/23/13  Bombing in Tripoli, Lebanon; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/15/13  Background Briefing on U.S.-Iraq Political and Diplomatic JCC Meeting and the U.S.-Iraq Bilateral Relationship Under the Strategic Framework Agreement; Washington, DC
-08/14/13  Remarks on Egypt;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
-08/10/13  U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Iraq and Pledges to Help Combat al Qaeda;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/08/13  Saudi Arabia's Contribution to the UN Centre on Counterterrorism;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/07/13  Joint Statement by Secretary of State Kerry and EU High Representative Ashton; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/06/13  Yemen Travel Warning;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/02/13  Remarks With United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; London, United Kingdom
-07/30/13  Background Briefing on Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks; Washington, DC
-07/30/13  Remarks on the Middle East Peace Process Talks;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-07/29/13  Morocco National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/29/13  Remarks With President of Yemen Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-07/28/13  Resumption of Israeli-Palestinian Direct Final Status Negotiations;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/27/13  Situation in Egypt;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/25/13  Remarks With United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon;  Secretary of State John Kerry; United Nations; New York City
-07/23/13  Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Leaders of United Nations Humanitarian Agencies and Other International Humanitarian Organizations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/19/13  Press Availability in Amman, Jordan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Amman, Jordan
-07/18/13  Remarks With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Za'atri Refugee Camp; Za'atri, Jordan
-07/17/13  Remarks With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Amman, Jordan
-07/15/13  Press Availability in Cairo, Egypt; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Cairo, Egypt
-07/15/13  Senior State Department Official On Secretary Kerry's Trip To Amman, Jordan; Washington, DC
-07/06/13  Election of Syrian Coalition President;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/06/13  Readout of the President's Meeting with the National Security Council Regarding the Situation in Egypt; Washington, DC
-07/06/13  Violence in Egypt;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/03/13  Statement by President Barack Obama on Egypt; Washington, DC
-07/02/13  Press Statement After Meeting With Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
-07/02/13  Readout of the President's Call With President Morsy of Egypt; Washington, DC
-07/01/13  Press Availability in Beirut; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Beirut, Lebanon
-07/01/13  Situation in Amuda, Syria;  Director Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC

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