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Press Releases: June 2009



-06/30/09  Belarus: Release of American Citizen Emanuel Zeltser;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-06/30/09  Joint Statement by U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Peace and Israeli Minister of Defense; Washington, DC
-06/30/09  Largest TFCA Debt-for-Nature Agreement Signed to Conserve Indonesia's Tropical Forests; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/30/09  Special Briefing by Special Representative to Muslim Communities Farah Pandith; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/30/09  State Designation of North Korean Nuclear Entity ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/29/09  Kosovo Joins the IMF and World Bank; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/29/09  Letter of Agreement Signed with Dominican Republic; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/29/09  Remarks at the Top of the Daily Press Briefing ;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/29/09  Signing the Statute of the International Renewable Energy Agency ;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/29/09  Special Briefing on Women's Issues in Afghanistan by U.S. Ambassador-at-Large Melanne Verveer; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/29/09  Under Secretary McHale to Make Remarks at Alvin Atkinson and the Sound Merchants Concert; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/29/09  Withdrawal of U.S. Forces from Mosul, Iraq (Taken Question); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/28/09  Background Briefing on the Situation in Honduras; Teleconference Background Briefing by Two Senior Officials ; Washington, DC
-06/28/09  Situation in Honduras;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/27/09  Djibouti Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/27/09  The United States Welcomes Statements on Decommissioning;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/27/09  U.S. Department of State Releases Fourth Annual Report to Congress on Water and Sanitation Strategy in Developing Countries; Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-06/26/09  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson's Travel Plans (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/26/09  Background Briefing on U.S. Assistance to the Somalia Transitional Federal Government; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/26/09  Background Briefing on U.S. Assistance to the Somalia Transitional Federal Government; Background Briefing by a Senior Department Official; Washington, DC
-06/26/09  Quartet Statement from the June 26, 2009 Meeting in Trieste; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/26/09  Secretary Clinton Appoints Farah Pandith to Head New Office of The United States Representative to Muslim Communities; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/25/09  Radovan Karadzic's May 25, 2009 Filing before the ICTY ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/25/09  The United States and Venezuela Agree to Resume Full Diplomatic Representation;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/25/09  U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Awards for 2009 Support Projects at Eight World Heritage Sites; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/24/09  China Visit of PRC Director Wang Yi (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/24/09  Council of Foreign Ministers of the Arab League (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/24/09  Sudan: Convictions for the Deaths of John Granville and Abdelrahman Abbas Rahama ;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/24/09  Sudan: U.S. Institute of Peace Event; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/23/09  Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley Sworn In As Special Representative for Global Partnerships; Washington, DC
-06/23/09  Background Briefing on Upcoming OSCE Meeting in Corfu, Greece and G-8 Meeting in Trieste, Italy;  Senior Department Official; Background Briefing by a Senior Department Official; Washington, DC
-06/23/09  Forum for Supporters of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement Participants' Statement; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/23/09  Informational Pamphlet to Protect Guest Workers and other Non-immigrants; Washington, DC
-06/23/09  Remarks By Counselor and Chief of Staff Cheryl D. Mills At Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month Event; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
-06/23/09  Remarks by Special Envoy to Sudan Gration At the Forum for Support of the CPA; Special Envoy Scott Gration, Sudan; Park Hyatt; Washington, DC
-06/23/09  Secretary Clinton and Chilean Foreign Minister Mariano Fernandez ;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/23/09  Special Background Briefing on Upcoming G8 and OSCE Meetings; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/20/09  David Rohde's Return to Freedom;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/20/09  World Refugee Day 2009;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/19/09  Secretary Clinton Appoints U.S. Delegation to the Prague Holocaust Era Assets Conference ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/19/09  Statement by Cheryl D. Mills, Counselor and Chief of Staff; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/19/09  U.S. Department of State to Present American Documentary Showcase with Public Screening at National Geographic Society; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/18/09  1718 Committee Designations (Taken Question); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/18/09  Benefits for Same-Sex Domestic Partners of Foreign Service Employees;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/18/09  Birthday of Aung San Suu Kyi;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-06/18/09  Department of State Partners With the National Italian American Foundation To Assist L'Aquila University Following Devastating Earthquake; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/18/09  Former President Carter's Trip to Gaza (Taken Question); Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/18/09  Former President Jimmy Carter's Meeting with Hamas (Taken Question); Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/18/09  Letter of Agreement Signed with Costa Rica; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/18/09  Office of the Historian Announces New Website: www.history.state.gov; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/18/09  U.S.-India Counterterrorism Joint Working Group; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/17/09  Madagascar's Political Crisis;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/17/09  Partnering Against Trafficking;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Op-Ed; The Washington Post
-06/17/09  Remarks With Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-06/17/09  Remarks at U.S.-India Business Council's 34th Anniversary "Synergies Summit";  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Washington, DC
-06/17/09  Secretary Clinton Meeting with Foreign Minister Lieberman; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/17/09  Special Briefing by U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher R. Hill; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/17/09  Statement by Cheryl D. Mills, Counselor and Chief of Staff; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/16/09  Briefing by Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell on His Recent Travel to the Region and Efforts Toward Achieving A Comprehensive Peace; Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell; Washington, DC
-06/16/09  Joint Statement by the Group of Friends of the UN Secretary General on the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia Resolution; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/16/09  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton To Give Keynote Address at India Business Council's 34th Anniversary "Synergies Summit" at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/16/09  Special Briefing on Sudan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/16/09  Special Press Briefing by Special Envoy George Mitchell; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/16/09  Winners of the Inaugural Democracy Video Challenge Announced; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/15/09  EU Council of Ministers' Adoption of U.S.-E.U. Joint Statement on Closure of Guantanamo And Future Counterterrorism Cooperation;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/15/09  Secretary of State Clinton to Release 2009 Trafficking in Persons Report; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/15/09  The 2009 Plenary Meeting of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/15/09  Travel of U.S. Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy Richard Morningstar; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/15/09  U.S.-E.U. Joint Statement on Closure of Guantanamo Bay And Future Counterterrorism Cooperation; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/15/09  Vietnam: Arrest of Lawyer Le Cong Dinh;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/13/09  Remarks With Canadian Foreign Minister Cannon;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Niagara Falls, Canada
-06/13/09  Remarks at the 100th Anniversary of the Boundary Waters Treaty;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Rainbow Bridge, Niagara Falls
-06/12/09  2009 World Day Against Child Labor: Give Girls a Chance;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/12/09  Boundary Waters Treaty Centennial Celebration; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/12/09  Freedom of Expression in the Western Hemisphere;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/12/09  Future Passport Agencies to Meet Travel Needs of American Citizens; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/12/09  North Korea Sanctions: Resolution 1718 Versus Resolution 1874; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/12/09  Pakistan: Update on Humanitarian Assistance in Pakistan (Taken Question);  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/12/09  Remarks With Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Fander Falconi Benitez Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-06/12/09  Remarks at Swearing-in Ceremony of Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-06/12/09  Remarks on the U.S. Delegation's June 7-10 Trip to China to Discuss Climate and Energy Issues; Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-06/11/09  Remarks With Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-06/11/09  Remarks at the 2009 World Food Prize Announcement Ceremony;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-06/11/09  Secretary Clinton Travel to Canada;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/11/09  Special Press Briefing on the U.S. Delegation's Climate and Energy Trip to China; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/11/09  U.S. Department of State and Slovenia Partner on Gaza Rehabilitation Project; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/11/09  U/S McHale to Speak at Hill Reception for the Department's Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/11/09  Under Secretary McHale Remarks at Center for a New American Security; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/10/09  Hungary: Bilateral Extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/10/09  Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/10/09  Millennium Challenge Corporation Board of Directors Quarterly Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/10/09  Remarks With Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Balázs At the Signing Ceremony After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-06/09/09  2009 World Food Prize Winner ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/09/09  NAFTA Tribunal Dismisses Glamis Claim; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/09/09  Remarks With Mongolian Foreign Minister Sukhbaatar Batbold Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-06/09/09  U.S. Expresses Condolences on the Death of President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/08/09  Joint Statement on U.S.-Vietnam Political, Security and Defense Dialogue; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/08/09  Jordan: Tenth Anniversary of King Abdullah II's Ascension to the Throne;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/08/09  Lebanese Elections;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/08/09  Receipt of 2009 Annual Alice Award at the Sewall-Belmont House and Museum;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-06/08/09  Remarks With Indonesian Foreign Minister Noer Hassan Wirajuda After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-06/08/09  Remarks With U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-06/08/09  Remarks With Visiting Middle East Democracy Activists Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-06/08/09  Special Background Press Briefing on Lebanon's Parliamentary Elections; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/08/09  U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Awards for 2009 Support Cultural Preservation in 58 Countries and the West Bank; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/08/09  U.S.-Vietnam Political, Security and Defense Dialogue; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/05/09  Arrest of Walter Kendall Myers;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-06/05/09  Consensual Agreement Among Mauritanian Parties; Deputy Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-06/05/09  Iraqi Girls Seek to Expand Basketball Skills Through Sports Visitor Program; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/05/09  Portugal: Bilateral Extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/05/09  Remarks With Korean Foreign Minister Yu Myung-Hwan;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-06/05/09  Remarks With Portuguese Foreign Minister Luis Amado;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-06/05/09  Remarks With Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-06/05/09  Sewall-Belmont House and Museum Honors Secretary Clinton with Alice Award; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/05/09  World Environment Day;  Deputy Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-06/04/09  British Hostage Killed in Mali;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/04/09  Doors to Diplomacy Award Winners; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/04/09  Election of Professor Dinah Shelton to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights;  Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/04/09  North Korea: Trial of Two Detained American Citizens; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/04/09  Remarks to the Press;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs; On-The-Record Briefing; Washington, DC
-06/04/09  Twentieth Anniversary of Free Elections in Poland;  Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/02/09  Current Results of Texting Campaign for Humanitarian Aid to Pakistan (Taken Question);  Deputy Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/02/09  Joint Statement by Secretary Clinton and Secretary Geithner on the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/02/09  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's Travel to Cairo, Egypt;  Deputy Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/02/09  State Department to Host First U.S. Government Sponsored TED Talks; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/02/09  The Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad Concert ; Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/01/09  Appointment of Special Advisor for Nonproliferation and Arms Control Robert J. Einhorn;  Deputy Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/01/09  Georgia: "Parliamentary Elections" in South Ossetia;  Deputy Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/01/09  Special Representative Holbrooke to Visit Pakistan;  Deputy Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/01/09  Under Secretary William Burns to Visit India; Deputy Spokesman Robert Wood; Washington, DC

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