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Press Releases: December 2012



-12/31/12  Situation in the Central African Republic; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/31/12  Statement; Washington, DC
-12/30/12  Statement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/28/12  Statement on Russia's Yakovlev Act; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/27/12  Folk Music Group Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer With Barbara Lamb Tour Asia and the Pacific Islands; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/27/12  Temporary Suspension of U.S. Embassy Bangui Operations; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/25/12  Referendum on the Egyptian Constitution; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/24/12  Syrian Regime Attacks Against Civilians; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/21/12  Attack of an UNMISS Helicopter in South Sudan; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
-12/21/12  Japan National Day Message;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/21/12  Statement on the President's Nomination of Senator John F. Kerry to Succeed Her as Secretary of State of the United States;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/21/12  UNSC Adoption of Resolution on Mali; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/20/12  Benghazi Attack, Part II: The Report of the Accountability Review Board; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Opening Remarks Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC
-12/20/12  Benghazi: The Attack and the Lessons Learned; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-12/20/12  Call for Responsible Behavior at Sea during the 2012-2013 Southern Ocean Whaling Season; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/20/12  Joint Statement of the U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission Working Groups on Economic, Energy, and Trade and People-to-People and Cultural Exchanges; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/20/12  Publication of U.S. Government Foreign Assistance Data In the IATI Standard and IATI Implementation Schedule; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/20/12  Rwandan Planning Minister Convicted of Genocide by ICTR; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/19/12  Briefing on the Accountability Review Board Report; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-12/19/12  U.S.-China Joint Liaison Group on Law Enforcement Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/19/12  United States Concludes Clean Up Effort at Albanian Explosion Site; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/18/12  Human Rights in Belarus on the Anniversary of the December 19, 2010 Crackdown; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/18/12  International Migrants Day, 2012; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/18/12  The United States Announces Next Facilitator of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/17/12  Airstrike Killing Palestinian Refugees in Yarmouk, Syria; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/17/12  Death of Senator Daniel K. Inouye;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/17/12  Designations of Michel Samaha; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/17/12  Meeting of the U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission's Economic and People-to-People Working Groups; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/15/12  Statement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/14/12  2012 G8-BMENA Forum for the Future; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/14/12  Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Andrew J. Shapiro Travels to Yemen and Israel; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/14/12  Kazakhstan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/14/12  Mexico Joins G8 Global Partnership as 25th Member; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/14/12  Ministerial Plenary Co-Chairs Fact Sheet: About the GCTF; Office of the Spokesperson; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
-12/14/12  Ministerial Plenary Co-Chairs Fact Sheet: International Center of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/14/12  Ministerial Plenary Co-Chairs Fact Sheet: The Deliverables; Office of the Spokesperson; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
-12/14/12  RT Girls! Program Launch at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/14/12  Secretary Clinton To Host Annual Unaccompanied Tours Holiday Reception, "Diplomacy at Home for the Holidays"; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/14/12  Statement of the G8 Broader Middle East and North Africa (BMENA) Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/14/12  U.S.-Canada Visa and Immigration Information-Sharing Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/13/12  Increasing Sanctions Against Iranian Nuclear Proliferation Networks Joint Treasury and State Department Actions Target Iran's Nuclear Enrichment and Proliferation Program; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/13/12  Libyan Officials Visit United States to Learn Border Security Techniques; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/13/12  Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues Zeenat Rahman To Travel to Uganda and Zambia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/13/12  The U.S. Department of State Once Again Ranks in Top 10 of 2012 Best Places To Work in the Federal Government Rankings; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/13/12  Third Caribbean - United States Security Cooperation Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/13/12  U.S. Intervention at the World Conference on International Telecommunications; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/12/12  Launch of American English Website and "Trace Effects" Video Game; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/12/12  Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume XXVII, Iran; Iraq, 1973-1976; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/12/12  On the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/12/12  Recent Incidents of Violence Against Women in Afghanistan;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/12/12  Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Launches the Startup Youth Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/12/12  The Office of Global Youth Issue's Startup Youth Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/12/12  U.S. Provides Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the Syrian Crisis; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/12/12  United States and Yemen Initial Open Skies Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/12/12  United States of America and Seychelles Initial Open Skies Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  Ambassador Princeton Lyman Travels to Juba, South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  Burkina Faso National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  FTOs Use of Social Media (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants from 50 Countries Convene this Week in Washington; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  Human Resources Service Center Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  On the Occasion of the Republic of Kenya's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  Over 1,200 Fulbright Students To Participate in Enrichment Seminars on Topics of Global Importance; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in Ghana; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  Senior Administration Officials on Terrorist Designations of the al-Nusrah Front as an Alias for al-Qaida in Iraq; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  State Department Partners with biNu To Bring English Language Content to Mobile Phone Users; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  Statement on the Forced Resignation of Interim Prime Minister Diarra; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  Terrorist Designations of the al-Nusrah Front as an Alias for al-Qa'ida in Iraq; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  U.S. Department of State Funds UN Anti-Cybercrime Training for Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  U.S. Supports "Sustainable Communities in Central America and the Caribbean" Grants Through the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/10/12  Assistant Secretary of State Campbell's Travel to the Philippines, Malaysia, and New Zealand, December 10-17, 2012; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/10/12  Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia Meets in New York; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/10/12  International Human Rights Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/10/12  Scores of Cuban Democracy Activists Detained on the Eve of Human Rights Day; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/10/12  Special Representative for Global Partnerships Kris Balderston Hosts Partnership Event at Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Dubai; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/10/12  United States and Russian Federation Conclude Joint Inspection in Antarctica; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/10/12  Visit of Deputy Secretary Nides to Iraq and United Arab Emirates; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/09/12  International Anticorruption Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/08/12  Ambassador Melanne S. Verveer Travels to Northern Ireland, Bangladesh, Sweden, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/08/12  Assistant Secretary Posner's Travel to Bahrain, Egypt, and Tunisia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/07/12  Assistant Secretary Jose Fernandez Travels to Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Tunisia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/07/12  Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation Thomas M. Countryman Travels to Pakistan, United Kingdom, Switzerland and Belgium; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/07/12  Death of Oscar Niemeyer; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/07/12  Joint Statement by the Foreign Ministers of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair Countries; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/07/12  Ongoing Concerns on Rule of Law in Sri Lanka; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/07/12  Regarding Significant Reductions of Iranian Crude Oil Purchases;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/07/12  Remarks to a Lunch Hosted by The Ireland Funds;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Titanic Belfast Building; Belfast, Northern Ireland
-12/07/12  Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues Zeenat Rahman to Travel to United Arab Emirates; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/07/12  TEDx Event to Showcase African Youth Leadership; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/07/12  Terrorist Designations of the Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa, Hamad el Khairy, and Ahmed el Tilemsi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/07/12  U.S. Department of State Crowdsourcing New Blog Name; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/06/12  China: Minister Wang Jiarui's Travel to the United States (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/06/12  Development and Progress of the World Conference on International Telecommunications Currently Being Held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates Until December 14, 2012;  Ambassador U.S. Head of Delegation, World Conference on International Telecommunications Terry Kramer; Via Teleconference
-12/06/12  Finland's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/06/12  Frontlines and Frontiers: Making Human Rights a Human Reality;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Dublin City University; Dublin, Ireland
-12/06/12  Intervention at the OSCE Ministerial Council First Plenary Session;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Royal Dublin Society; Dublin, Ireland
-12/06/12  Meeting with Staff and Families of Embassy Dublin;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Embassy Dublin; Dublin, Ireland
-12/06/12  One Year Anniversary of Virtual Embassy Tehran; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/06/12  Remarks With Taoiseach Enda Kenny After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Government Buildings; Dublin, Ireland
-12/06/12  Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Launches Embassy Dublin Youth Council; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/06/12  Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to Ethiopia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/06/12  The 2012-13 International Arms Control Essay Contest: Innovation through Open Source Technologies; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/06/12  The Passage of H.R. 6156; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/06/12  Travel of Deputy Secretary Burns to Algeria and Bahrain; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/06/12  United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Libreville, Gabon; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/05/12  DOS Honors Nathaly Rivera Victoria of Colombia as the International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/05/12  Joint Statement on the Third Annual U.S.-AU High Level Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/05/12  Joint Statement on the U.S.-EU Energy Council; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/05/12  Press Availability Following Ministerial Meetings at NATO Headquarters;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; NATO Headquarters; Brussels, Belgium
-12/05/12  Recipients of Women Entrepreneurs in the Americas Small Grants Announced; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/05/12  Remarks With EU High Representative Lady Catherine Ashton at the U.S.-EU Energy Council Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; European External Affairs Section Headquarters; Brussels, Belgium
-12/05/12  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's Travel to Morocco, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/05/12  Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma W. Patrick Murphy Travels to Europe and Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/05/12  Statement by Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Maria Otero; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/05/12  Typhoon Bopha; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/04/12  Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization Operations Travels to Tampa, Florida; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/04/12  Assistant Secretary of State Robert O. Blake, Jr. Travel to Ireland, Bangladesh, Bhutan; Washington, DC
-12/04/12  Burkina Faso Parliamentary and Local Elections; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/04/12  Deputy Secretary Burns Meets with UN-Arab League Joint Special Representative for Syria (Taken Question); Washington, DC
-12/04/12  Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports: DOS Announces International Exchange with Female Coaches; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/04/12  Meeting With the Staff and Families of the U.S. Missions to the EU and NATO, and U.S. Embassy Brussels;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Embassy Brussels, Chief of Mission Residence; Brussels, Belgium
-12/04/12  Special Representative Reta Jo Lewis Travels to Qatar for Convention of the Parties (COP-18); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/03/12  Afghan Young Diplomats Begin Visit to United States; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/03/12  Alan Gross Begins Fourth Year of Unjust Imprisonment; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/03/12  Background Briefing: Senior State Department Officials En Route to Prague; En Route to Prague, Czech Republic
-12/03/12  His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej's Birthday and Thailand's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-12/03/12  International Representatives of Secretary Clinton's Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society Participate in U.S. Leadership Exchange; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/03/12  Meeting With Staff and Families of the U.S. Embassy in Prague;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Prague, Czech Republic
-12/03/12  Recent Israeli Announcements on Settlements; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/03/12  Remarks With Czech Republic Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Czernin Palace; Prague, Czech Republic
-12/03/12  Senior Advisor for Civil Society and Emerging Democracies Tomicah Tillemann Travels to Lithuania; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/03/12  Special Representative for Global Intergovernmental Affairs Reta Jo Lewis Travels to China; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/03/12  U.S. Delegation To Travel to Trinidad and Tobago for Security Cooperation Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/03/12  U.S. Department of State Hosts Television's Animal Planet Host at the State Department; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/03/12  U.S. Launches Initiative to Combat Illicit Firearms Trafficking in Caribbean Region; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/03/12  Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights María Otero To Travel to the U.K. and Ireland; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/03/12  World Conference on International Telecommunications Opens in Dubai; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/02/12  United States to Host U.S.-Moroccan Business Development Conference; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/01/12  Department of State Marks Wildlife Conservation Day; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/01/12  North Korean Announcement of a Launch December 10-22, 2012; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/01/12  Remarks at the 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC

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