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Press Releases: February 2013



-02/28/13  Acting Under Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller To Participate in Google+ Hangout; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/28/13  Background Briefing on Additional Nonlethal Assistance to Syria; Hotel Excelsior; Rome, Italy
-02/28/13  Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Rome, Embassy Vatican, and the U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy; Rome, Italy
-02/28/13  On the Occasion of Bulgaria's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/28/13  Press Availability on Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Villa Madama; Rome, Italy
-02/28/13  Remarks With Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi and Syrian Opposition Council Chairman Moaz al-Khatib;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Villa Madama; Rome, Italy
-02/28/13  Remarks With Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Palazzo Chigi; Rome, Italy
-02/28/13  Remarks at Year of Italian Culture Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Rome, Italy
-02/28/13  U.S. Government Calls for Nonviolence and Support of Peaceful Democratic Process in Guinea; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/28/13  U.S. Visa Processing (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/27/13  "HEARTBEAT" Israeli and Palestinian Youth Musicians to Perform at U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/27/13  Ambassador at Large Stephen J. Rapp To Travel to Ottawa, Canada; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/27/13  Assistant Secretary Esther Brimmer To Travel to Boston; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/27/13  Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization Operations Travels to New Haven, CT; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/27/13  His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/27/13  Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Paris;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Chief of Mission Residence; Paris, France
-02/27/13  Remarks With French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Foreign Ministry; Paris, France
-02/27/13  Under Secretary Sherman Travels to Israel, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/26/13  Defense Trade: End-Use Monitoring Requirements (Taken Question); Washington, DC
-02/26/13  Economic Statecraft: Investment Climate Statements for 2013; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/26/13  Kuwait's National Day and Liberation Anniversary;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/26/13  Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Berlin;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy Berlin; Berlin, Germany
-02/26/13  Panel With Stars and Producer of Oscar-Nominated Afghan Short Film "Buzkashi Boys"; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/26/13  Remarks With German Chancellor Angela Merkel Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; The Chancellery; Berlin, Germany
-02/26/13  Remarks With German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Foreign Ministry; Berlin, Germany
-02/26/13  Ten Years of War in Darfur; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/26/13  Terrorist Designations of Iyad ag Ghali; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/26/13  Terrorist Designations of the Commander Nazir Group and Malang Wazir; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/25/13  Assistant Secretary of State Posner's Human Rights Visit to Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/25/13  Democracy and Rule of Law Central to U.S.-Ukraine Strategic Partnership; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/25/13  Dominican Republic Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/25/13  Remarks With Foreign Secretary William Hague After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Foreign and Commonwealth Office; London, United Kingdom
-02/25/13  Remarks to the Staff and Families of Embassy London;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Embassy London; London, United Kingdom
-02/25/13  Signature of Framework Agreement for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/25/13  Under Secretary of State Sonenshine Travels To Boston; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/25/13  Youth Connect: Berlin; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/24/13  Background Briefing on Secretary of State Kerry's Trip to Great Britain, Germany, and France; En route London, United Kingdom
-02/24/13  Background Briefing on Syria; En route London, United Kingdom
-02/23/13  Under Secretary Sherman Travels to Almaty; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/23/13  United States Condemns Attacks on Aleppo; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/22/13  Assistant Secretary Brimmer's Travel to Paris and Geneva; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/22/13  Israel Issues Award for Energy Exploration in Golan Heights (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/22/13  U.S. Government Assistance to Syria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/21/13  Announcement of Candidate to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/21/13  Estonia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/21/13  Guyana Republic Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/21/13  Meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/21/13  Under Secretary Robert Hormats Travels to Miami, Chicago, and Los Angeles; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/20/13  Address at the University of Virginia;  Secretary of State John Kerry; University of Virginia; Charlottesville, VA
-02/20/13  Apps4Africa 2012 - Business Challenge Winners Announced; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/20/13  Armenian Presidential Elections; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/20/13  Brunei Darussalam National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/20/13  Israel - Administrative Detention (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/20/13  Joint Statement by the U.S.- Korea Environmental Affairs Council and Environmental Cooperation Commission; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/20/13  Nordic Ministers of Culture Meet with Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara Sonenshine; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/20/13  Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erekat's Visit to Washington, DC (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/20/13  Smart Traveler Day; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/20/13  The Syria Justice & Accountability Center; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/20/13  U.S. Department of State Hosts TechCamp Philadelphia - Education; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/19/13  Assistant Secretary Jose Fernandez Travels to Southeast Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/19/13  Assistant Secretary Posner Makes Human Rights Visits to Cambodia and Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/19/13  Fifth Session of the Bilateral Consultative Commission Under the New START Treaty; 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
-02/19/13  U.S. Announces Additional Funding in Response to Syria Crisis; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/18/13  On the Occasion of the Republic of The Gambia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/15/13  Acting Under Secretary of State Rose E. Gottemoeller's Visit to Russia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/15/13  Assistant Secretary Blake Travel to India and Tajikistan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/15/13  Department of State To Host Conference on Food Security and Minimizing Postharvest Loss; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/15/13  Kosovo's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/15/13  Remarks to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Headquarters;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ronald Reagan Building; Washington, DC
-02/15/13  St. Lucia National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/14/13  Anniversary of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri's Assassination;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/14/13  Joint Statement by the India - U.S. Joint Working Group on UN Peacekeeping; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/14/13  Lithuania's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/14/13  Remarks With UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-02/14/13  Secretary Kerry Makes First Visit to U.S. Agency for International Development; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/14/13  Secretary Kerry To Speak at the University of Virginia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/14/13  Serbia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/14/13  Situation in Maldives; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/14/13  Two-Year Anniversary of the House Arrests of Iranian Opposition Leaders; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/13/13  Assistant Secretary Michael Posner's Travel to Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Egypt; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/13/13  Australian, Japanese, and U.S. Officials Meet for Security and Defense Cooperation Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/13/13  First Meeting of the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (USEITI) Advisory Committee; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/13/13  J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Welcomes Laura Skandera Trombley, President of Pitzer College; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/13/13  Remarks With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-02/13/13  State Department To Engage Science and Engineering Diaspora Networks in Boston; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/13/13  U.S. and Afghanistan Announce $18.2 Million in Good Performers Initiative Awards for Provincial Counternarcotics Achievements; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/12/13  American Athletes Promote Life Skills for Indian Youth; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/12/13  First Meetings of the U.S.- Korea Trade Agreement Environmental Affairs Council and U.S.-Korea Environmental Cooperation Agreement Environmental Cooperation Commission; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/12/13  Hip Hop Group Audiopharmacy To Tour Southeast Asia and the Pacific With American Music Abroad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/12/13  Special Envoy Hussain's Travel to Yemen; Washington, DC
-02/12/13  U.S.-EU Joint Consultative Group Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/12/13  United States and Algeria Consult to Prevent Nuclear Smuggling and Strengthen Strategic Trade Controls; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/11/13  Imposition of Nonproliferation Sanctions Against Foreign Entities and Individuals; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/11/13  Resignation of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/11/13  State Department Contributes an Initial $171 Million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/11/13  U.S. Assistance to the Palestinians (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; 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  Assistant Secretary Carson To Discuss Democratic Republic of Congo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/08/13  Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Hosts The Fulbright Experience: Reaching Out to All People with Disabilities; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/08/13  International Visitor Leadership Program Participants Return for Gold Stars' Tour; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/08/13  Progress on Political Prisoners in Burma; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/08/13  Rapid and Significant Deterioration in Security in North Darfur and Jebel Marra; 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
-02/08/13  U.S. Government Assistance to Syria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/07/13  International Exchange Students Participate in Civic Education Workshop in Washington, DC; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/07/13  Remarks to a Foreign Policy Classroom;  Secretary of State John Kerry; George C. Marshall Auditorium; 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  2013 Lunar New Year;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/06/13  African Contingency Operations Training and Assistance (ACOTA) Program; Washington, DC
-02/06/13  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard to Travel to Atlanta, Georgia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/06/13  Assistant Secretary of State Ann Stock to Travel to Bangladesh and Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/06/13  Brazil and Basketball: U.S. Department of State Announces Youth Sports Visitor Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/06/13  Remarks at Swearing-in Ceremony;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-02/06/13  The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces 2013 Industry Advisory Group Meeting Date; 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
-02/06/13  U.S. Supports Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) Research and Training Program to Strengthen the Inter-American Human Rights System; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/05/13  Assistant Secretary Jose W. Fernandez Travels to Miami; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/05/13  Bulgarian Announcement on Hizballah's Role in Burgas Attack;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/05/13  Concern About Somalia Rape Case Verdict; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/05/13  Grenada National Day Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/05/13  New Zealand Waitangi Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/05/13  Tenth Anniversary of the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation Panel Discussion; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/04/13  Acting Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Rose E. Gottemoeller Travels to Belgium, Poland, Switzerland, Israel, and Russia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/04/13  Ceremonial Swearing-in for Secretary Kerry; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/04/13  Remarks to the Afghan National Institute of Music Ensembles;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
-02/04/13  Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara Sonenshine Travel to India; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/04/13  Welcome Remarks to Employees;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/01/13  Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation Thomas Countryman Travels to China and Israel; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/01/13  Secretary Kerry To Deliver Remarks to State Department Employees; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/01/13  U.S. Department of State Honors Sevinj Mammadova of Azerbaijan as the International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/01/13  Women's Entrepreneurship in the Americas (WEAmericas) Small Grants Launch; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

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