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Press Releases: August 2013



-08/31/13  Kyrgyz Republic's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/31/13  Uzbekistan Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/30/13  Bureau of International Organization Affairs Launches New Careers Website; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/30/13  Canceled Due to a Scheduling Conflict: Secretary Kerry To Deliver Remarks on Latin America at the 17th Annual CAF Conference; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/30/13  Departure of Ambassador Patterson and Appointment of Ambassador David M. Satterfield as U.S. Chargé d'Affaires in Cairo; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/30/13  On the Occasion of the Feast of San Marino;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/30/13  Secretary of State John Kerry Statement on Situation in Syria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/30/13  Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King to Travel to North Korea - Update; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/30/13  Statement on Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-08/30/13  Trinidad and Tobago's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/30/13  Vietnam's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/29/13  Assistant Secretary of State William R. Brownfield Travels to the Philippines, Burma, Thailand and Japan September 1 - 10; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/29/13  Final Design Team Shortlist Announced for New U.S. Embassy in Beirut; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/29/13  Malaysia Hari Merdeka;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/29/13  Supreme Court Decision: Ghana's 2012 Presidential Election; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/28/13  Ambassador Donald Booth Named U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/28/13  U.S. Citizens Detained or Missing in Iran;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/28/13  U.S. Department of State Announces Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship Winners; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/27/13  Joint Statement of the U.S.-Colombia Security Cooperation Coordinating Group; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/27/13  Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King's Travel to North Korea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/27/13  United States-European Union Human Rights Consultations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/26/13  Attacks on Civilians in Nigeria's Northeast; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/26/13  Freedom Online Coalition Joint Statement on the Socialist Republic of Vietnam's Decree 72; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/26/13  Remarks on Syria;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
-08/25/13  Statement on Situation in Eastern Congo; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/23/13  Appointment of Judge Rosemary Barkett as a Member of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/23/13  Bombing in Tripoli, Lebanon; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/23/13  Department of State Concludes Settlement of Export Violations by Meggitt-USA, Inc.; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/23/13  On the Occasion of Moldova's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/23/13  Uruguay's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/22/13  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield Travel to Miami, Florida; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/22/13  Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume II, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/22/13  On the Occasion of Ukraine's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/21/13  Terrorist Designation of Mohamed Lahbous; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/21/13  Thailand Hosts Bilateral Proliferation Security Initiative Table Top Exercise; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/20/13  Mali Presidential Elections;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/20/13  Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations, 1969-1976, Volume XXXIII, SALT II, 1972-1980; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/20/13  Tropical Storm Trami; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/20/13  U.S. Support for Yemen; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/20/13  United States Breaks Ground On New Embassy in Cotonou, Benin; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/19/13  First United States-Myanmar Trafficking in Persons Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/19/13  On the Occasion of Hungary's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/19/13  World Humanitarian Day 2013;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/18/13  Afghanistan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/16/13  Gabonese Republic's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/16/13  Open Skies Agreement with the People's Republic of Bangladesh; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/16/13  State Department to Incorporate International Code of Conduct into Worldwide Protective Services Contracts; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/16/13  Women Leaders from Pacific Participate in U.S. Program on Climate Change; 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
-08/15/13  Joint Statement of the U.S.-Iraq Political and Diplomatic Joint Coordination Committee; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/15/13  Remarks at the Diplomatic and Political Joint Coordinating Committee Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Deputy Secretary Conference Room; Washington, DC
-08/15/13  Republic of Indonesia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/15/13  Republic of the Congo's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/15/13  U.S.-Iraqi Strategic Framework Agreement: Update on Implementation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/14/13  India Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/14/13  Pakistan Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/14/13  Remarks on Egypt;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
-08/14/13  Secretary Kerry To Deliver Remarks To Open U.S.-Iraq Diplomatic and Political JCC; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/14/13  United States and Jordan Sign Loan Guarantee Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/13/13  On the Occasion of Liechtenstein's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/13/13  Remarks With Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Itamaraty Palace; Brasilia, Brazil
-08/13/13  Remarks at Luncheon With Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Itamaraty Palace; Brasilia, Brazil
-08/13/13  Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues Zeenat Rahman To Meet With Young Israelis and Palestinians on Upcoming Travel; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/13/13  Travel of Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/12/13  Detention of Bangladeshi Human Rights Activist Adilur Rahman Khan; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/12/13  International Youth Day, August 12, 2013;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/12/13  Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Bogota;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Embassy Bogota, Colombia
-08/12/13  Remarks With Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bogota, Colombia
-08/12/13  Remarks at Counter-Narcotics Directorate Headquarters;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bogota, Colombia
-08/12/13  Remarks at the Arcangeles Wounded Warrior Program;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Coldeportes Bogota, Colombia
-08/12/13  U.S. Congratulates Mexico on Joining the Australia Group; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/11/13  Chad's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; 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
-08/09/13  AGOA Forum Convenes in Ethiopia, August 9-13; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/09/13  African Women's Entrepreneurship Program Participants Gather at AGOA Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/09/13  Background Briefing on U.S.-Russia 2+2 Meeting Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-08/09/13  Ecuador's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/09/13  Remarks Before the Russia 2+2 Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-08/09/13  State Department Concludes Settlement of Export Violations by Aeroflex Incorporated; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/09/13  Update on Status of Embassies and Consulates;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/09/13  Violent Incidents in Weliweriya, Sri Lanka;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/08/13  Arrest of Wildlife Trafficker;  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
-08/08/13  Secretary of State John Kerry's Travel to Colombia and Brazil;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/07/13  Department of State to Host Google+ Hangout on Visa Processing for Same-sex Couples; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/07/13  Fifteenth Anniversary of East Africa Embassy Bombings;  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
-08/07/13  President Obama Increases Humanitarian Assistance for Syria Crisis; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/07/13  Remarks at the Launch of the Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/07/13  Republic of Singapore National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/07/13  Sentencing of Somali Pirates Involved in the Attack on the S/V QUEST;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/07/13  Under Secretary Sherman To Lead U.S. Delegation to the U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/06/13  Annual U.S. Youth Observer at the United Nations General Assembly; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/06/13  Expulsion of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Staff in Darfur;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/06/13  Marking the Anniversary of the Founding of ASEAN;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/06/13  Secretary of State John Kerry to Launch Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/06/13  Terrorist Designation of Bahawal Khan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/06/13  Yemen Travel Warning;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/05/13  Appointment of U.S. Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/05/13  Bolivia's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/05/13  Jamaica's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/05/13  U.S. Department of State to Send Sports Envoys Ticha Penicheiro and Cedric Ceballos to Empower Youth in Angola; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/04/13  Statement on Update of Embassy and Consulate Closure;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/03/13  Suicide Attack Near Indian Consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/03/13  Zimbabwe's Presidential Election;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/02/13  Announcement on Visa Changes for Same-Sex Couples;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy London; London, United Kingdom
-08/02/13  Deputy Secretary Burns' Travel to Cairo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/02/13  Niger's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; 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
-08/02/13  Second Anniversary of the Arrest of Ales Byalyatski; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/01/13  Embassy Islamabad Meet and Greet;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy; Islamabad, Pakistan
-08/01/13  Meeting of the U.S.-Honduras Bilateral Human Rights Working Group; Washington, DC
-08/01/13  Remarks With Pakistani Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Prime Minister's Residence; Islamabad, Pakistan
-08/01/13  Remarks at Energy Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Zero Point Power Plant; Islamabad, Pakistan
-08/01/13  Remarks at the Iftar Roundtable;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Fatimah Jinnah Women's University; Rawalpindi, Pakistan
-08/01/13  U.S. Department of State Honors Hotam Fayzulloev of Tajikistan as International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

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