Press Releases: December 2017

12/29/17 Haiti National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/29/17 Humanitarian Evacuations in Eastern Ghouta, Syria ;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/29/17 Kosovo Assembly Attempts to Abrogate Law on the Specialist Chambers;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/29/17 Peaceful Protests in Iran;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/28/17 Detainee Exchange Between Ukraine and Russia-Led Forces;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/28/17 Full Resumption of U.S. Visa Services in Turkey; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/28/17 The Secretary's Phone Call With Philippines Foreign Secretary; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/27/17 I Am Proud of Our Diplomacy;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; The New York Times
12/27/17 Readout of Secretary Tillerson's Phone Call With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/22/17 Announcement of the Selection of the UNICEF Executive Director;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/22/17 Illegitimate Constituent Assembly Undermining Democracy in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/22/17 On the Presidential Elections in Honduras;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/21/17 Background Briefing on the Rollout of the Global Magnitsky Sanctions; Via Teleconference
12/21/17 Closing of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/21/17 Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act Implementation;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/21/17 Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume XLII, Vietnam: The Kissinger-Le Duc Tho Negotiations, August 1969-December 1973; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/21/17 The Emperor of Japan's Birthday;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/21/17 The Troika Welcomes the Agreement on Cessation of Hostilities, Protection of Civilians, and Humanitarian Access Concerning the Conflict in South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/21/17 Update on Yemen; Washington, DC
12/21/17 Update on the D-ISIS Campaign;  Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIS Brett McGurk, Office of the Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIS; Washington, DC
12/20/17 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/20/17 Briefing Previewing the Annual Report on the Implementation of the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference
12/19/17 Condemning the Houthi Missile Strike Against Saudi Arabia;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/19/17 Joint Statement on the First U.S.-India Counterterrorism Designations Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/19/17 Meeting With Mission Personnel of U.S. Embassy Ottawa;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Ottawa, Canada
12/19/17 Remarks With Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland at a Press Availability;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Parliament; Ottawa, Canada
12/18/17 Background Briefing Previewing Secretary Tillerson's Trip to Ottawa; Via Teleconference
12/18/17 Chilean Presidential Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/18/17 Deputy Secretary Sullivan's Meeting on Yemen; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/18/17 President Trump's National Security Strategy;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/18/17 Remarks With French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
12/18/17 Secretary Tillerson Travels to Canada;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/18/17 The Post-Election Situation in Honduras;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/15/17 Kazakhstan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/15/17 On Nepal's Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/15/17 Press Availability at United Nations;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; United Nations; New York City
12/15/17 Recent Round of Syria Talks in Geneva;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/15/17 Remarks With Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; United Nations; New York City
12/15/17 Remarks at the UN Security Council Ministerial Meeting on D.P.R.K.;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; United Nations; New York City
12/15/17 Remarks at the UN Security Council Ministerial Meeting on D.P.R.K.;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; United Nations; New York City
12/15/17 U.S.-Singapore Hold Counterproliferation Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/15/17 Venezuela: Humanitarian Aid for the Venezuelan People;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/14/17 Bhutan National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/14/17 Fifth Meeting of the Law Enforcement Coordination Group Focused on Countering Hizballah's Terrorist Activities; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/14/17 Press Availability at the Second U.S.-Mexico Strategic Dialogue on Disrupting Transnational Criminal Organizations;  Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
12/14/17 Prolonged Detention of Joshua Holt;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/14/17 Thirty-First Session of the Special Verification Commission Under the Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Elimination of Their Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles (INF Treaty); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/14/17 U.S. Department of State Declaration on the Centennial of President John F. Kennedy;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/14/17 U.S.-China Consultation on Foreign Nongovernmental Organization Management; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/13/17 Briefing on Release of the 16th Annual To Walk the Earth in Safety Report;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tina S. Kaidanow, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
12/13/17 Secretary Tillerson Hosts the Second U.S.-Mexico Strategic Dialogue on Disrupting Transnational Criminal Organizations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/13/17 Secretary Tillerson To Participate in UNSC Ministerial on DPRK;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/13/17 The Troika Calls on All Parties to Participate in the High Level Revitalization Forum for Peace in South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/13/17 To Walk the Earth in Safety 16th Edition: U.S. Global Leadership in Landmine Clearance and Conventional Weapons Destruction; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/13/17 To Walk the Earth in Safety: New Report Showcases U.S. Global Leadership in Landmine Clearance and Conventional Weapons Destruction; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/12/17 Congratulating NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/12/17 Kenyan National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/12/17 On "Meeting the Foreign Policy Challenges of 2017 and Beyond";  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; The 2017 Atlantic Council-Korea Foundation Forum; Washington, DC
12/12/17 Poland: National Broadcasting Council's Fine on TVN24;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/12/17 Remarks at Town Hall;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
12/12/17 Under Secretary Shannon's Travel to Vienna; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/11/17 Secretary Tillerson to Address 2017 Atlantic Council - Korea Foundation Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/11/17 United States and Cuba Hold Biannual Migration Talks in Washington, DC; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/11/17 Venezuela's Undemocratic Electoral Process;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/10/17 International Human Rights Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/09/17 U.S. Applauds Iraqi Government's Announcement of the Full Liberation of Iraqi Territory From ISIS Control;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/08/17 Attack on MONUSCO;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/08/17 Burkina Faso National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/08/17 International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV) Fifth Plenary Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/08/17 Mexico and the United States of America Strengthen Their Bilateral Dialogue and Cooperation for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/08/17 Presidential Proclamation Fully Implemented Today; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/08/17 Previewing Upcoming Changes to the Department's Safety and Security Messages for U.S. Citizens;  Assistant Secretary Carl C. Risch, Bureau of Consular Affairs; Washington, DC
12/08/17 Remarks With French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at a Press Availability;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; French Foreign Ministry; Paris, France
12/08/17 Remarks to Tri-Mission Personnel;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Embassy Paris; Paris, France
12/08/17 Special Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun Travels to Tokyo and Bangkok; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/08/17 Trump Administration INF Treaty Integrated Strategy;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/08/17 United States Strengthens Open Skies Partnerships at International Civil Aviation Event; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/07/17 Briefing With Acting Assistant Secretary David M. Satterfield; Acting Assistant Secretary David M. Satterfield, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
12/07/17 Modernizing the Columbia River Treaty Regime; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/07/17 Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations Volumes; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/07/17 Remarks After a Friends of Georgia Photo Opportunity;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Hofburg Palace; Vienna, Austria
12/07/17 Remarks With Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz at a Joint Press Availability;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Hofburg Palace; Vienna, Austria
12/07/17 Remarks at Meeting With Special Monitoring Mission Representatives;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Vienna, Austria
12/07/17 Remarks at OSCE Ministerial Plenary Session;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Hofburg Palace; Vienna, Austria
12/07/17 Remarks to Marines, Scouts, and Tri-Mission Personnel;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Bristol Hotel; Vienna, Austria
12/07/17 Secretary Tillerson Participation in ISG on Lebanon;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/06/17 Continued Violence in the Central African Republic;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/06/17 President Trump's Decision To Recognize Jerusalem as Israel's Capital;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/06/17 Press Conference at NATO;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; NATO Headquarters; Brussels, Belgium
12/06/17 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Final Selection for the Worldwide Design Services IDIQ Contract; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/06/17 Visa Restrictions on Individuals Responsible for Undermining Cambodian Democracy;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/05/17 Announcing the Zoohackathon 2017 Global Winner; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/05/17 Finland National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/05/17 Human Rights Council Special Session on Burma;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/05/17 Joint Statement to the Media;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Brussels, Belgium
12/05/17 Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1917-1972, Volume VI, Public Diplomacy, 1961-1963; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/05/17 Press Stakeout on Arrival at NATO Headquarters;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Brussels, Belgium
12/05/17 Remarks at Meeting With NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Brussels, Belgium
12/05/17 Remarks to the Staff and Families of U.S. Tri-Mission;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Brussels, Belgium
12/05/17 State Department and Chinese Officials Discuss Synthetic Opioids on Sidelines of Mexico Conference; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/05/17 The Global Forum on Asset Recovery: Assistance for Combatting Corruption in Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, and Ukraine; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/04/17 Acting Assistant Secretary Yamamoto Travel to Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia, London, and Rwanda ; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/04/17 Committing to the Fight Against Corruption in Ukraine;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/04/17 Global Engagement in Mexico To Make Drug Abuse Treatment and Prevention More Effective; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/04/17 Meeting of the Advisory Committee on International Law; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/04/17 Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Garber Attends the United Nations Environmental Assembly; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/04/17 Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Francisco L. Palmieri Travels to Guyana for the Caribbean Nations Security Conference ; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/04/17 Remarks at the Engaging Men and Boys in Preventing Violence Against Women and Children Event;  Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan; George C. Marshall Center; Washington, DC
12/04/17 Thailand National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/04/17 U.S. and China Satellite Cooperation Means Better Service for Civilian GPS Users; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/04/17 United States and United Kingdom Host Global Forum on Asset Recovery; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/03/17 International Day of Persons With Disabilities;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/03/17 State Department Celebrates Fourth Anniversary of Flagship Program for Southeast Asian Leaders; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/03/17 U.S. Ends Participation in the Global Compact on Migration;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/02/17 Remarks at the Kennedy Center Honors;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/01/17 Attack on Peshawar Agriculture Training Institute in Pakistan;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/01/17 Background Briefing: Senior State Department Official Previewing the Secretary's Travel to Europe; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference
12/01/17 Central African Republic National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/01/17 Deputy Secretary Sullivan to Deliver Remarks at Event on Engaging Men and Boys in Preventing Violence Against Women and Children; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/01/17 Designation of the Ross Sea Region Marine Protected Area; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/01/17 J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Re-elects Jeffrey L. Bleich as Chair and Elects Mark Pryor as Vice Chair for 2018; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/01/17 Joint Press Statement: U.S.-Philippines Bilateral Strategic Dialogue 2017 ; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/01/17 Remarks With Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
12/01/17 Romania's National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/01/17 Secretary Tillerson's Meeting with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/01/17 Special Advisor for Children's Issues to Travel to Japan and the Republic of Korea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC