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2014
-10/23/14  10 Parting Thoughts for America's Diplomats;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Foreign Policy
-09/29/14  Remarks at the Samuel L. Lewis Memorial Symposium;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-09/26/14  Remarks at International Support Group For Lebanon;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; United Nations; New York City
-09/23/14  Expanding Economic Connectivity in Greater Central Asia;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Asia Society; New York City
-07/11/14  TV Interview With NDTV Anchor Barkha Dutt;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; New Delhi, India
-07/10/14  Press Gaggle Outside of Ministry of Finance;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; New Delhi, India
-05/09/14  Statement by Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns on Visiting Pakistan;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Islamabad, Pakistan
-05/08/14  Press Availability in Astana, Kazakhstan;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Astana, Kazakhstan
-05/07/14  Remarks at a Press Availability in Tashkent, Uzbekistan;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Tashkent, Uzbekistan
-04/24/14  Press Availability in Tripoli, Libya;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Tripoli, Libya
-04/08/14  Keynote Address at the Asia Society Policy Institute Launch;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; New York City
-03/20/14  Remarks at the Launch of the Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-03/06/14  Syria Spillover: The Growing Threat of Terrorism and Sectarianism in the Middle East and Ukraine Update;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-02/26/14  Statement and Q&A at U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; U.S. Embassy; Kyiv, Ukraine
-02/19/14  A Renewed Agenda for U.S.-Gulf Partnership;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Center for Strategic and International Studies; Washington, DC
-02/01/14  Remarks at a Press Availability in Tunis, Tunisia;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Tunis, Tunisia
-01/30/14  Media Briefing With Deputy Secretary William Burns;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
-01/30/14  Statement Following a Meeting With The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and International Partners on South Sudan;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
-01/27/14  Press Roundtable With Jordanian Media at U.S. Embassy Amman;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Amman, Jordan
-01/24/14  Press Roundtable at Embassy Tokyo;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Tokyo, Japan
-01/21/14  Press Availability at the ROK Ministry of Foreign Affairs;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Seoul, South Korea
-01/20/14  Remarks at Incheon Airport;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Seoul, South Korea
-01/09/14  Remarks at the International Space Exploration Forum;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-01/07/14  The Unaccompanied Tour Families Holiday Reception;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC

2013
-12/06/13  Remarks at the 4th Annual Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-12/05/13  Remarks at the American Academy of Diplomacy Awards Luncheon;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-12/03/13  Remarks at the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide Annual Awards Ceremony;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-11/15/13  Remarks at Human Rights Defenders Award Ceremony for Ms. Hanadi Zahlout;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-10/21/13  Interview with Mr. Aleksandr Artemyev of Lenta.ru.;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Moscow, Russia
-10/04/13  Keynote Remarks at the U.S.-Japan Council; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-09/30/13  Intervention at UNHCR Excom High-Level Segment; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Geneva, Switzerland
-09/26/13  Remarks at UN Relief and Works Agency UNGA Event; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; New York City
-09/25/13  Remarks at the Friends of Yemen Ministerial; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-07/15/13  Press Availability in Cairo, Egypt; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Cairo, Egypt
-07/12/13  Remarks at the U.S.-India CEO Forum; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-07/11/13  Remarks With Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi at the EcoPartnership Signing Event; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-07/11/13  Remarks With Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi at the Strategic Track Plenary Session; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Loy Henderson; Washington, DC
-07/11/13  Remarks at Press Availability; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; U.S. Department of Treasury, Cash Room; Washington, DC
-07/11/13  The U.S.-China Closing Statements for U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; U.S. Department of Treasury, Cash Room; Washington, DC
-07/01/13  Press Availability in Beirut; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Beirut, Lebanon
-06/29/13  Press Availability in Baghdad; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Baghdad, Iraq
-06/29/13  Remarks at Human Rights Defenders Award Ceremony; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Baghdad, Iraq
-05/20/13  Remarks at the 2013 U.S.-New Zealand Pacific Partnership Forum; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-05/12/13  Afghanistan Media Roundtable; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Kabul, Afghanistan
-05/11/13  Opening Remarks at the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Commission; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Kabul, Afghanistan
-05/10/13  Roundtable With Indian Media; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; New Delhi, India
-05/07/13  Intervention at the London II Conference on Somalia; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Lancaster House; London, United Kingdom
-05/04/13  America and a Changing Middle East; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Princeton University; Princeton, New Jersey
-04/29/13  Remarks at the Community of Democracies Ministerial;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
-04/26/13  Remarks at the "Heart Of Asia" Ministerial;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Almaty, Kazakhstan
-04/25/13  Deputy Secretary Burns Meets Chinese Concilor Yang;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Beijing, China
-04/19/13  Remarks at the Africa Health Forum;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
-04/16/13  Opening Remarks at the South Sudan Economic Partners Forum;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-03/29/13  Remarks at Luncheon in Honor of Four African Democratic Partners;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Martin Van Buren Dining Room; Washington, DC
-03/22/13  Remarks Before the Organization of American States Special General Assembly;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-03/07/13  Remarks at the Friends of Yemen Ministerial;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; London, United Kingdom
-02/07/13  Remarks to the Ensembles of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Kennedy Center Concert Hall; Washington, DC
-01/23/13  Remarks to NY State Bar Association; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; New York City

2012
-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
-12/19/12  Remarks at Holiday Reception for the Diplomatic Corps; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-12/14/12  Global Counterterrorism Forum Plenary; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
-12/14/12  U.S. Appreciation for the UAE Hosting the Global Counterterrorism Forum; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Emirates Palace Hotel; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
-12/13/12  Remarks at Forum for the Future; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Tunis, Tunisia
-12/12/12  Press Availability at the 4th Ministerial of the Friends of the Syrian People Meeting; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Marrakech, Morocco
-12/12/12  Remarks to the Friends of the Syrian People; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Marrakech, Morocco
-12/08/12  Remarks at Manama Dialogue; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Manama, Bahrain
-12/06/12  Roundtable with Journalists in Algiers; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Algiers, Algeria
-12/04/12  Ceremony To Honor Winners of the SOSA and Tragen Awards; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
-11/14/12  Remarks at the State Department's Annual Award Ceremony; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-11/02/12  G-8 BMENA Sub-Ministerial; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-10/26/12  The United States and India: A Vital Partnership in a Changing World; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Center for American Progress; Washington, DC
-10/23/12  Opening Statement for the Pathways to Prosperity Conference; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Cali, Colombia
-10/19/12  Interview With Indian Media; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; New Delhi,, India
-10/19/12  Remarks at the Indian Ministry of Finance; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; New Delhi, India
-10/16/12  Interview With Chosun Ilbo and Kyunghyang Shinmun; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Mr. Lee Ha-won, Assistant Political Editor, Chosun Ilbo and Mr. Son Je-Min, Political News Reporter, Kyunghyang Shinmun; Seoul, South Korea
-10/15/12  Media Roundtable in Tokyo, Japan; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; U.S. Embassy; Tokyo, Japan
-10/15/12  U.S. Policy Priorities for the East Asia and the Pacific Region: Resolving Territory Disputes; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Tokyo, Japan
-09/27/12  Intervention in the Friends of Yemen Ministerial; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-09/26/12  Interview With Al Jazeera; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-09/24/12  The Legacy of the M.S. Saint Louis; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; George Marshall Conference Center, Department of State; Washington, DC
-09/20/12  Remarks at Ceremony Honoring Fallen Americans; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Tripoli, Libya
-09/06/12  The Economic and Strategic Case for Extending PNTR to Russia; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Washington, DC
-07/31/12  Press Conference Following the U.S. Colombia High-Level Partnership Dialogue; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Bogota, Colombia
-07/30/12  Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Press Q&A at the Benjamin Franklin Library; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Mexico City, Mexico
-07/25/12  Keynote Remarks at Global Diaspora Forum Science Diaspora Reception; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Great Hall, National Academy of Sciences; Washington, DC
-07/14/12  Press Availability After Meeting With Libyan Prime Minister Elkeib; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Tripoli, Libya
-07/13/12  Question & Answer Session in Beirut; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Beirut, Lebanon
-07/13/12  Remarks to the Press; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Beirut, Lebanon
-07/08/12  Remarks Following Meeting With Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Cairo, Egypt
-06/27/12  Economic Diversity in the Caribbean; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Caribbean-American Heritage Event; Washington, DC
-06/27/12  Remarks Congratulating 2011-2012 Transatlantic Diplomatic Exchange Fellows; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-06/26/12  Remarks at AFSA Awards Ceremony; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Remarks as Prepared for Delivery; Washington, DC
-06/21/12  Remarks at the Naturalization Ceremony Commemorating World Refugee Day; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Ben Franklin Room, Department of State; Washington, DC
-06/21/12  Russia's WTO Accession: Administration's Views on the Implications for the U.S.; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Testimony before the Senate Committee on Finance; Washington, DC
-06/21/12  World Refugee Day; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-06/20/12  Russia's Accession to the World Trade Organization and Granting Russia Permanent Normal Trade Relations; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Statement before the Ways and Means Committee of the United States House of Representatives; Washington, DC
-06/14/12  Remarks at the "Heart of Asia" Ministerial; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Kabul, Afghanistan
-06/13/12  Remarks at the Ceremony to Open the U.S. Consulate in Herat; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Herat, Afghanistan
-06/08/12  Remarks on the 35th Anniversary of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights & Labor; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Marshall Center Auditorium; Washington, DC
-06/05/12  Closing Session of the U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; U.S. Institute of Peace; Washington, DC
-06/04/12  Remarks at U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission "A Rising Partnership"; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-05/22/12  Opening Remarks for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-05/14/12  Remarks at the Tree Dedication in Honor of Raoul Wallenberg;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Stockholm, Sweden
-05/10/12  South Africa Freedom Day; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Fairmont Hotel; Washington, DC
-05/08/12  The Importance of the Americas to Our Shared Future; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Remarks to the Council of the Americas' 42nd Washington Conference on the Americas; Loy Henderson Auditorium, Washington, DC
-04/24/12  Remarks at Eurasia Foundation Gala Dinner; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Mayflower Hotel; Washington, DC
-03/01/12  Building a Deeper Partnership With Brazil; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Rio de Janiero, Brazil
-02/19/12  Joint Press Availability with Foreign Minister of Croatia Vesna Pusic and Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Zagreb, Croatia
-02/18/12  Statement on Bosnia and Herzegovina; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
-02/18/12  Statement on Kosovo; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Pristina, Kosovo
-02/17/12  Interview With Bojan Brkic of Radio Television of Serbia; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Belgrade, Serbia
-02/16/12  Third Ministerial of the Paris Pact Initiative; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria
-01/31/12  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-01/30/12  Remarks to Regional Journalists on the Margins of African Union Summit; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; U.S. Mission to the African Union - via Teleconference; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
-01/27/12  Remarks at Wagagai Flower Farm; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Entebbe, Uganda
-01/26/12  Press Availability with Ghana President John Atta Mills; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Accra, Ghana
-01/16/12  Interview with Kommersant's Elena Chernenko; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Moscow, Russia
-01/11/12  Interview With Lamis el Hadidi, CBC TV; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Cairo, Egypt
-01/10/12  Interview With Anadolu News Agency; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Ankara, Turkey

2011
-12/16/11  Media Interaction in Mumbai With Journalists; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Mumbai, India
-12/16/11  U.S.-India Partnership in an Asia-Pacific Century; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; University of Pune; Pune, India
-12/15/11  The United States, Malaysia, and the Asia Pacific; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Institute for Strategic and International Studies; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
-12/12/11  Press Availability in New Delhi, India; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; New Delhi, India
-12/06/11  Remarks at the AAFSW Annual Award Ceremony for The Secretary of State's Awards for Volunteerism Abroad; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; The Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-12/01/11  U.S.-Ukraine Foundation Gala Dinner in Honor of the Twentieth Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Omni Shoreham Hotel; Washington, DC
-11/29/11  American Academy of Diplomacy Annual Awards Ceremony Luncheon; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; The Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-11/22/11  Forum for the Future; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Kuwait City, Kuwait
-11/16/11  Supporting Democratic Transitions and Economic Opportunity in a Changing Middle East; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; MEI Annual Banquet; Washington, DC
-11/04/11  Asia, the Americas, and U.S. Strategy for a New Century; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Remarks at World Affairs Councils of America National Conference; Washington, DC
-11/04/11  Remarks at the CRDF Global George Brown Award Reception; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-11/02/11  Remarks at Istanbul Conference for Afghanistan; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Istanbul, Turkey
-10/27/11  The Enduring Value of the U.S.-Japan Alliance; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Remarks at the University of Tokyo; Tokyo, Japan
-10/24/11  Keynote Remarks at 5th Biennial U.S.-China Relations Conference; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Texas A&M University; College Station, Texas
-10/19/11  Media Roundtable in Tbilisi, Georgia; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Tbilisi, Georgia
-10/12/11  Remarks at U.S.-India Higher Education Summit; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; U.S.-India Business Council, U.S. Institute of Peace; Washington, DC
-10/04/11  Remarks at the Marshall Legacy Institute's Anniversary Gala; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-10/03/11  Keynote Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the U.S.-Russia Business Council; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Chicago, Illinois
-09/28/11  Remarks at Chinese National Day; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Embassy of China; Washington, DC
-09/27/11  Is There a Future for the U.S.-India Partnership?; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Brookings Institution; Washington, DC
-09/22/11  Opening Remarks at U.S.-India CEO Forum; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-09/21/11  Hispanic Heritage Month: Introduction for Univision News Anchor Maria Elena Salinas; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
-09/03/11  10th Anniversary of the Inter-American Democratic Charter; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Remarks as Prepared for Delivery; Valparaiso, Chile
-09/03/11  10th Anniversary of the Inter-American Democratic Charter [Spanish]; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Valparaíso, Chile
-09/02/11  Peru Narcotics; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-08/25/11  Intervention at Libya Contact Group Meeting; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Istanbul, Turkey
-08/16/11  Roundtable With Mexican Media; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; U.S. Embassy; Mexico City, Mexico


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