USAID Administrator Mark Green (Apr. 17): “Innovative businesses are examples of the types of divide-closing solutions we are looking for in the WomenConnect Challenge. Get inspired and submit your solution today." DipNote»

Date: 04/16/2018 Description: U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon after a suicide bomb explosion on April 18, 1983.  - State Dept Image

Apr. 18: Today marks the 35th anniversary of the 1983 U.S. Embassy Beirut bombing. As we honor and remember the victims, the State Department reflects on the attack and its commitment to protect U.S. missions overseas. DipNote»

Date: 04/16/2018 Description: "The United States is concerned that Russia may have tampered with the Douma attack site with the intent of thwarting an effective investigation by the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission." - Amb. Kenneth Ward, U.S. Permanent Representative to OPCW - State Dept Image

Apr. 16: Ambassador Ward addressed the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Executive Council today in The Hague to raise U.S. concerns about Russia tampering in the Douma investigation. More»

Department Press Briefing

April 17, 2018

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Travels to Seoul and Tokyo

Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Susan Thornton will travel to Seoul, Republic of Korea, April 22-24, followed by Tokyo, Japan, April 24-27. More»

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