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Secretary Kerry (Apr. 27): "The true measure of our partnership is not just whether our economies grow, but it is how they grow. And we are working very carefully on all of those issues with respect to freedom and human rights." Full Text»
In Other News
- Daily Press Briefing: Belarus
Deputy Spokesperson Toner (Apr. 29): "We are going to extend temporary sanctions relief ... as an incentive for the Government of Belarus to take additional steps in terms of respect ... for human rights." Full Text»
- Charges in Ethiopia
Apr. 29: The U.S. again urges the government to discontinue its reliance on the Anti-Terrorism Proclamation law to prosecute journalists, political party members, and activists, as this practice silences independent voices. More»
- Western Sahara
Ambassador Power (Apr. 29): "We consider Morocco's autonomy plan serious, realistic, and credible. ... Our goal has been and remains securing a return to the full functionality of the MINURSO mission." Full Text»
- Fighting in Syria
Senior State Department Official (Apr. 29): "We've been working to secure a general recommitment to the cessation by all the parties in Latakia and in Eastern Ghouta ... and hopefully to do this elsewhere, including Aleppo." Full Text» Trip Announcement»
- Travel to Los Angeles
Special Envoy Berry travels to Los Angeles May 2-5 for meetings and discussions on advancing the human rights of LGBTI persons and contributing to economic prosperity. More»
- South Sudan Peace Process
Apr. 29: The members of the Troika (U.S., U.K., and Norway) welcome the long-awaited formation of South Sudan's transitional government of national unity, and expect the transitional government to honor its commitments. More»
- Valuing Public Service
Public Service Recognition Week (May 1-7) honors the men and women who serve our nation as government employees. More»