Press Releases: October 2017

10/31/17 Acting Assistant Secretary Judith Garber Travels to Goa, India; Washington, DC
10/31/17 Background Briefing on Public Guidance Related to Sections 223, 225, 226, 228, 232, and 233 of the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017 (CAATSA); Via Teleconference
10/31/17 On the Terror Attack in New York City;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/31/17 Release of Public Guidance for the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/31/17 Secretary Tillerson's Meeting With Ambassador Antonov; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/31/17 U.S. Department of State Opens Applications for Boldline, an Accelerator Program for Public-Private Partnerships; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/30/17 Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Palmieri Travels to California and Tijuana, Mexico; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/30/17 Political Transition in Iraqi Kurdistan Region; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/30/17 The Authorizations for the Use of Military Force: Administration Perspective;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Opening Remarks Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
10/30/17 The Capture of Mustafa al-Imam;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/30/17 United States Pledging up to $60 Million in New Support for Security Assistance in the Sahel Region;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/29/17 Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Simon Henshaw Leads a Delegation to Burma and Bangladesh; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/29/17 On the Occasion of Turkey's National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/28/17 Czech Founding Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/27/17 Briefing by Acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs and Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Alice G. Wells; Office of the Spokesperson; Press Correspondents Room; Washington, DC
10/27/17 Briefing on Sanctions With Respect to Russia's Defense and Intelligence Sectors Under Section 231 of the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017; Via Teleconference
10/27/17 Cremation of His Late Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/27/17 International Religious Freedom Day;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/27/17 Joint Investigative Mechanism Report on Khan Shaykhun and Um Housh;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/27/17 Lima Group's Declaration on Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/27/17 On U.S. Support for Spanish Unity;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/27/17 Release of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume XVII, Part 3, North Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/27/17 St. Vincent and the Grenadines Independence Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/27/17 Turkmenistan National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/27/17 U.S.-EU Joint Consultative Group Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/26/17 Austria's National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/26/17 Briefing by Deputy Assistant Secretary Jim Walsh On the State Department's Role in Combating the Opioid Crisis; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
10/26/17 Briefing by Deputy Assistant Secretary Scott Busby On the Release of the Report on Human Rights Abuses and Censorship in North Korea;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Scott Busby, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
10/26/17 In Recognition of Intersex Awareness Day;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/26/17 Press Availability in Geneva, Switzerland;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Geneva, Switzerland
10/26/17 Release of the Report on Human Rights Abuses and Censorship in North Korea;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/26/17 Remarks at a Reception in Support of the United States' Bid to Host the 2023 World's Fair;  Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan; U.S. Diplomacy Center Pavilion; Washington, DC
10/26/17 Remarks to the Staff and Families of U.S. Mission Geneva;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; U.S. Mission Geneva; Geneva, Switzerland
10/26/17 Secretary Tillerson's Call with Burma's Armed Forces Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/25/17 Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan to Host Reception Supporting the Minnesota-USA 2023 Expo Bid; Washington, DC
10/25/17 Kenya Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/25/17 Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Chapters on Argentina and the Latin America Region in Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume XXIV, South America; Latin America Region; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/25/17 Press Availability With Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Ministry of External Affairs Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan; New Delhi, India
10/25/17 Remarks at a Meeting With Employees and Family Members of U.S. Embassy New Delhi;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Roosevelt House; New Delhi, India
10/25/17 Statement From Secretary Tillerson on Executive Order 13780, Section 6(a);  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/24/17 Briefing by Deputy Assistant Secretary for Southeast Asia W. Patrick Murphy on Burma;  Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma W. Patrick Murphy; Washington, DC
10/24/17 Remarks at a Meeting With Employees and Family Members of U.S. Embassy Islamabad;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; U.S. Embassy Islamabad; Islamabad, Pakistan
10/24/17 Response to Protests in Togo;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/24/17 Status of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/24/17 United States and Ukraine Hold Nonproliferation Working Group Meeting in Kyiv; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/24/17 Zambia National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/23/17 Accountability for Human Rights Abuses in Rakhine State, Burma;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/23/17 Press Availability at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan
10/23/17 Remarks at the Office of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Prime Minister's Office; Baghdad, Iraq
10/22/17 Ongoing U.S. Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Crisis in Rakhine State, Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/22/17 Remarks With Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Doha, Qatar
10/22/17 Remarks With Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
10/22/17 Remarks at the Saudi Arabia-Iraq Inaugural Coordination Council Meeting;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
10/22/17 Remarks to the Staff and Families of U.S. Embassy Riyadh;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
10/21/17 Terrorist Attack Against Egyptian Security Forces;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/20/17 Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Tina Kaidanow Travels to Israel, Qatar, Kuwait and Iraq; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/20/17 Congratulations to New Zealand on Formation of Next Government;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/20/17 Deputy Secretary John J. Sullivan's Travel to Mexico; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/20/17 Raqqa's Liberation From ISIS;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/20/17 Situation Near Kirkuk, Iraq;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/20/17 Terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/19/17 Cool Cats: Celebrating Snow Leopard Conservation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/19/17 Secretary of State Tillerson Travel to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, India, and Switzerland;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/19/17 Venezuela: Illegitimate Parallel Institutions;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/18/17 Background Briefing on Secretary Tillerson's Remarks at CSIS; Washington, DC
10/18/17 Remarks on "Defining Our Relationship With India for the Next Century";  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Center for Strategic & International Studies; Washington, DC
10/18/17 U.S. and Israeli Officials Continue Economic Cooperation and Agree to Further Deepen Relations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/17/17 Chad Visa Restrictions;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/17/17 Secretary Tillerson To Deliver Remarks on U.S.-India Partnership at CSIS; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/16/17 Amendments to Cambodia's Election Law;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/16/17 Gubernatorial Elections in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/16/17 Issuance of Presidential Permit to Enbridge Energy, L.P. for Line 67 Pipeline; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/16/17 Situation Near Kirkuk, Iraq;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/16/17 UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH);  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/16/17 United States Dedicates the New U.S. Embassy in N'Djamena, Chad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/15/17 Interview With Jake Tapper of CNN;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/15/17 Interview With John Dickerson of CBS News;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/15/17 U.S. Condemns Attacks in Mogadishu;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/13/17 Remarks With Secretary General of the Organization of American States Luis Almagro Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
10/13/17 Secretary Tillerson's Meeting With OAS Secretary General Almagro ; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/13/17 U.S.-China EcoPartnerships Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/12/17 Equatorial Guinea National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/12/17 Gubernatorial Elections in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/12/17 On the Rescue of Caitlan Coleman, Joshua Boyle, and Their Family From Terrorist Captivity;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/12/17 Remarks at the #HiddenNoMore: Empowering Women Leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Event;  Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan; William J. Burns Auditorium; Washington, DC
10/12/17 Sint Maarten Constitution Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/12/17 The United States Withdraws From UNESCO;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/12/17 United States Dedicates the New U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/17 Deputy Secretary John J. Sullivan's Travel to Tokyo and Seoul; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/17 Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan Welcomes 48 International Women Leaders in STEM to the United States; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/17 Secretary Tillerson's Call With Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Cavusoglu; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/17 Spain National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/11/17 U.S.-Brazil Political-Military Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/17 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Visiting the United States Celebrate 40th Anniversary of U.S.-ASEAN Relations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/10/17 Briefing On U.S. Efforts to Counter Hizballah;  Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Nathan A. Sales; Washington, DC
10/10/17 Curacao Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/10/17 Fiji's National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/10/17 Liberia's Presidential and Legislative Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/10/17 Remarks at the Blockchain Forum;  Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan; The George C. Marshall Center; Washington, DC
10/10/17 Rewards for Justice - Reward Offer for Information on Hizballah Key Leaders Talal Hamiyah and Fu'ad Shukr; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/10/17 Under Secretary Shannon Travel to New York; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/09/17 Uganda National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/08/17 President's New Immigration Priorities;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/06/17 11th Anniversary of the Murder of Anna Politkovskaya;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/06/17 Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan to Deliver Remarks at U.S. Department of State's Forum on Blockchain Technology; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/06/17 Elections in Kenya;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/06/17 International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV) Side Event at United Nations First Committee; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/06/17 On Tropical Storm Nate in Central America;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/06/17 Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for  the 146th Foreign Service Specialist Class;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
10/06/17 Sanctions Revoked Following Sustained Positive Action by the Government of Sudan;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/06/17 Senior Administration Officials on Sudan Sanctions; Via Teleconference
10/06/17 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the Major Rehabilitation of the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/06/17 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy Annex in Kampala, Uganda; Washington, DC
10/06/17 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy Annex in Nairobi, Kenya; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/06/17 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy in Guatemala City, Guatemala; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/06/17 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/05/17 Attack in Pakistan;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/04/17 Lesotho National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/04/17 Remarks With Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
10/04/17 Remarks at a Press Availability;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
10/04/17 Remarks at the Grand Challenges Annual Meeting;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington Marriott Marquis; Washington, DC
10/04/17 Southeast Asia Regional Counterterrorism Workshop Held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/04/17 Violence in Cameroon;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/03/17 Background Briefing: State Department Official on Cuba; Via Teleconference
10/03/17 Joint Statement of the First U.S.-Ukraine Cybersecurity Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/03/17 Key Outcomes of U.S. Priorities at the UN Human Rights Council's 36th Session; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/03/17 On the Expulsion of Cuban Officials From the United States ;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/03/17 Secretary of State Tillerson Delivers a Keynote Address at the Gates Foundation's 13th Annual Grand Challenges Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/03/17 Sentencing of Ilmi Umerov, Deputy Chairman of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/03/17 U.S.-Bangladesh Bilateral Security Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/03/17 U.S.-China Law Enforcement and Cybersecurity Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/02/17 Guinea's National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/02/17 On the Occasion of the Day of German Unity;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/01/17 Republic of Korea's Chuseok Holiday;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC