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Press Releases: May 2009



-05/31/09  Intervention at Pathways to Prosperity Ministerial;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; San Salvador, El Salvador
-05/31/09  Millennium Challenge Corporation Event;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; San Salvador, El Salvador
-05/29/09  Commitments to Best Practices to Avoid, Deter or Delay Acts of Piracy; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/29/09  Egypt: Under Secretary Burns Travel to Egypt (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/29/09  Memorandum of Agreement Signed with Afghanistan; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/29/09  North Korea: Can North Korea be Relisted as a State Sponsor of Terrorism (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/29/09  Palestinians: Unity Government (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/29/09  Third Plenary Meeting of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/29/09  U.S. Concern About Niger's Democratic Processes;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/28/09  Department of State Ranks High as Ideal Employer for All Undergraduates in 2009; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/28/09  Deputy Secretary Steinberg to Travel to Singapore and Japan; Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/28/09  Japan: North Korea Nuclear Test (Taken Question); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/28/09  Remarks With Visiting Egyptian Democracy Activists Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-05/28/09  Remarks at Signing of the Condolence Book for Former Korean President Roh;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Republic of Korea Embassy; Washington, DC
-05/28/09  Special Background Press Briefing Postponed; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/27/09  Cuba: Organization of American States (Taken Question); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/27/09  Press Availability With Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Ali Aboul Gheit;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-05/27/09  Remarks With Roxana Saberi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-05/27/09  Special Background Press Briefing on Upcoming Secretary of State Travel to Central America; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/27/09  U.S. Department of State and the National Italian American Foundation Launch a Public-Private Partnership; Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/26/09  Mongolia: Presidential Election;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/26/09  ROK Endorses Proliferation Security Initiative Principles; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/26/09  Rewards for Justice - Abdul Basit Usman Reward Offer;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/26/09  Rewards for Justice - Khair Mundos Reward Offer;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/26/09  Rewards for Justice - Radullan Sahiron Reward Offer;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/26/09  U.S. Department of State Employee Terrence Barnich (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/25/09  Georgia: Joint Statement with European Union on Protests in Tbilisi;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-05/25/09  Readouts of Secretary Clinton's Calls to Japanese and South Korean Foreign Ministers; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/24/09  Israel: Comments on Jerusalem (Taken Question); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/22/09  Remarks With Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Karel De Gucht Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/22/09  Remarks at Award Presentation from the National Coordinated Effort of Hellenes;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/22/09  Status of USAID Money: Cuba (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/22/09  U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan Gration's Travel; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/21/09  Agreement for Cooperation Between the Government of the United States and Government of the United Arab Emirates Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/21/09  New Passport Agency to Meet Travel Needs of American Citizens; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/21/09  Remarks With Angolan Minister of External Relations Ansuncao Afonso dos Anjos Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/21/09  Remarks With Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/21/09  Second U.S. Joint Summit Working Group Meeting on Summit Implementation; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/21/09  Secretary Clinton Travels to El Salvador and Honduras;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/21/09  UAE Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation (123 Agreement); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/20/09  Department of State Ranks among Top Five in 2009 Best Places to Work ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/20/09  FY 2010 Budget for the Department of State;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Washington, DC
-05/20/09  Foreign Policy Priorities in the President's FY2010 International Affairs Budget ;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-05/20/09  U.S. Urges Consensual Solution Toward Constitutional Order In Mauritania;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/19/09  Afghanistan: State Department Staffing (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/19/09  Background Briefing on U.S. Humanitarian Assistance to Pakistan; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/19/09  Burma: Legal Proceedings against John Yettaw and Aung San Suu Kyi (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/19/09  Burma: Sanctions (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/19/09  Egypt's Role Against Global Terrorism (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/19/09  Humanitarian Aid to Pakistan;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; James S. Brady Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
-05/19/09  Interview With Abderrahim Foukara of Al Jazeera;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-05/19/09  Interview With Manelisi Dubase of South African Broadcasting Corporation;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-05/19/09  Interview With Mikhail Solodovnikov of RTR;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-05/19/09  Remarks at the Global Press Conference;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-05/19/09  Secretary Clinton Appoints Stuart E. Eizenstat as Head of U.S. Delegation to the Prague Holocaust Era Assets Conferences, June 26-30, 2009; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/19/09  Sri Lanka: Cessation of Fighting;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/18/09  Designations of Three Greek Foreign Terrorist Organizations;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/18/09  Remarks At Barnard College Commencement Ceremony;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; New York, New York
-05/18/09  The Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/18/09  Walkout at Geneva Talks on Georgia;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/15/09  Democracy Video Challenge Finalists Announced: Public Voting Begins; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/15/09  OSCE Presence in Georgia;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/15/09  P-5 Non-Proliferation Treaty;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/15/09  Secretary Clinton to Deliver Barnard College Commencement Address ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/15/09  Sri Lanka: Co-Chairs Call (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/15/09  U.S.-Caribbean Technical Meeting on Security Cooperation; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/14/09  Japanese Ratification of the U.S.-Japan Accord on Marine Transfer to Guam ;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/14/09  Remarks With Latvian President Valdis Zatlers Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/14/09  Remarks With Malaysian Foreign Minister Y.B. Datuk Anifah bin Haji Aman After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/14/09  U.S. Insists Eritrea Stop Fomenting Violence in Somalia;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/13/09  Humanitarian Concerns in Sri Lanka (Taken Question); Washington, DC
-05/13/09  Remarks at the 39th Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Loy Henderson Auditorium; Washington, DC
-05/13/09  Remarks at the New York University Commencement Ceremony;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Yankee Stadium ; New York City
-05/13/09  Status of American Detained in Burma (Taken Question); Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/13/09  Status of Fathi El-Jahmi;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/13/09  Taking Diplomatic Action Against Piracy; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/12/09  Election of the United States to the Human Rights Council;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-05/12/09  Remarks With United Kingdom Foreign Secretary David Miliband Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/12/09  United States and United Kingdom Joint Statement On the Humanitarian Situation in Sri Lanka ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/11/09  Aung San Suu Kyi's Health ;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/11/09  Department of State to Host Council of the Americas' 39th Annual Conference; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/11/09  Detroit Passport Agency Inaugurated ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/11/09  Remarks With Finnish Foreign Minister Cai-Goran Alexander Stubb Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/11/09  Remarks With French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/11/09  Remarks at Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE) Dinner;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-05/11/09  Remarks at the Annual Global Classrooms DC Model United Nations Conference;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
-05/11/09  Secretary Clinton to Speak at NYU Commencement at Yankee Stadium; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/11/09  U.S. Condemns Attacks on Somalia's Transitional Federal Government;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-05/11/09  United Nations Security Council Meeting on Sri Lanka; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/11/09  Welcome to Spokesman Ian Kelly;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-05/08/09  International Affairs - FY 2010 Budget; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/08/09  Remarks with Romanian Foreign Minister Cristian Diaconescu;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/08/09  Secretary Clinton to Address Model United Nations Participants; Office of the Spokesman; Question Taken at the May 11, 2009 Daily Press Briefing; Washington, DC
-05/08/09  U.S.-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral Consultations; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/07/09  China's Refusal to Grant Visas to Americans; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/07/09  Industry Advisory Panel of Overseas Buildings Operations Meeting; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/07/09  Remarks With Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/07/09  Remarks With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-05/07/09  Remarks With Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/07/09  U.S. Condemns Chad Rebel Incursion and Calls for Parties to Commit To Existing Agreements; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/06/09  Remarks on Trilateral Consultations With Afghanistan and Pakistan;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Remarks at White House Briefing; Washington, DC
-05/06/09  State Department Launches American Documentary Showcase to Promote Contemporary U.S. Documentaries and Filmmakers Overseas; Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/06/09  U.S.-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral Consultations II;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-05/06/09  Update on Silva Harotonian; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/05/09  Acting Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs Jeffrey Feltman Travel; Acting Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/05/09  Joint Investigation into Reported Civilian Casualties; Acting Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/05/09  President's Global Health Initiative;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-05/05/09  Remarks With Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/05/09  Remarks With Azeri Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/05/09  Remarks With Kazakh Foreign Minister Marat Tazhin Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/05/09  Remarks With Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/04/09  Japan Children's Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-05/04/09  Sea Turtle Conservation and Shrimp Imports; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/04/09  State Department Hosts Workshop to Develop Regional Approach to Stockpile Reduction in South East Europe; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/04/09  United States Signals Interest in Potential Ways to Address Hydrofluorocarbons; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/01/09  American Foreign Service Association's Memorial Plaque Ceremony;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; C Street Lobby; Washington, DC
-05/01/09  Town Hall Celebrating Foreign Affairs Day at the Department of State;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
-05/01/09  Sneak Peek: Democracy Video Challenge Screening at the Hirshhorn; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/01/09  Soldiers Killed in Taliban Attack; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/01/09  State Department Lauds International Agencies on the H1N1 Virus A and Pork Safety; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-05/01/09  World Press Freedom Day ;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-  U.S.-UAE Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation (123 Agreement); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

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