Press Releases: February 2018

02/28/18 Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, Coordinator for Counterterrorism on the Conference on Mobilizing Law Enforcement Efforts to Defeat ISIS;  Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Nathan A. Sales; Via Teleconference
02/28/18 CANCELED: State Department Welcomes Gold Medal-Winning U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/27/18 Death of Human Rights Attorney Dr. Li Baiguang;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/27/18 Designated ISIS Branches and Individuals; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/27/18 Dominican Republic National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/27/18 State Department Terrorist Designations of ISIS Affiliates and Senior Leaders; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/27/18 Terrorism Designations FAQs; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/26/18 Conference on Mobilizing Law Enforcement Efforts to Defeat ISIS; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/26/18 State-Defense Cooperation on Global Engagement Center Programs and Creation of the Information Access Fund to Counter State-Sponsored Disinformation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/26/18 Third Anniversary of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/24/18 Concerns for Democracy in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/23/18 Acting Assistant Secretary Molly Phee Travel to Geneva; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/23/18 Counterterrorism Coordinator Nathan A. Sales To Speak at Defeat-ISIS Coalition Conference on Mobilizing Law Enforcement Efforts; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/23/18 Estonia National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/23/18 Opening of U.S. Embassy Jerusalem;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/23/18 Remarks With Irish Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign and Trade Minister Simon Coveney Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
02/23/18 UPDATE: Deputy Secretary Sullivan's Travel to Haiti Has Been Postponed; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/23/18 Under Secretary Shannon's Travel to Ecuador, Colombia, and Chile; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/22/18 Saint Lucia;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/21/18 Brunei Darussalam National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/21/18 State Department Announces Fulbright Top Producing Institutions; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/20/18 Recent Actions Regarding Latvia's Banking Sector;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/20/18 State Department Designation of Ansarul Islam; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/20/18 State of Emergency in Maldives;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/20/18 United States and Libya Sign Cultural Property Protection Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/19/18 Fourth Anniversary of Ukraine's Revolution of Dignity;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/18/18 Interview With Margaret Brennan of CBS 60 Minutes;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/18/18 The Gambia National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/16/18 Acting Assistant Secretary Thornton To Travel to Berlin; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/16/18 Department Seeks Partner for U.S. Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/16/18 Joint Statement on Turkey-U.S. Strategic Partnership; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/16/18 Kosovo National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/16/18 Press Availability With Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Ankara, Turkey
02/16/18 Troika Statement on Phase 2 of the High Level Revitalization Forum for South Sudan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/15/18 Death of Morgan Tsvangirai; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/15/18 Lithuania National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/15/18 Press Availability With Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Grand Serail; Beirut, Lebanon
02/15/18 Serbia National Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/15/18 Seven-year Anniversary of the House Arrests of Mir Hossein Mousavi, Mehdi Karroubi and Zahra Rahnavard;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/14/18 Background Briefing: Updating on Secretary Tillerson's Trip to Amman, Jordan; Ankara, Turkey; Beirut, Lebanon; Cairo, Egypt; and Kuwait City, Kuwait; Office of the Spokesperson; Amman, Jordan
02/14/18 Celebrating the Lunar New Year;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/14/18 Defending Democracy in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/14/18 Deputy Secretary Sullivan Travels to Germany, Italy, Ukraine, Latvia, and Belgium; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/14/18 Mongolian Lunar New Year (Tsagaan Sar);  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/14/18 New U.S.-Jordan Memorandum of Understanding on Bilateral Foreign Assistance to Jordan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/14/18 New U.S.-Jordan Memorandum of Understanding on Bilateral Foreign Assistance to Jordan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/14/18 Public Designation of Adriatik Llalla under Section 7031(c) of the FY 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/14/18 Remarks at Memorandum of Understanding Signing and Press Conference;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Amman, Jordan
02/14/18 United States and Cuba Meet to Combat Trafficking in Persons ; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/13/18 Death of Pakistani Human Rights and Democracy Advocate Asma Jahangir;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/13/18 Interview With Michel Ghandour of Al Hurra TV;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Crowne Plaza Hotel; Kuwait City, Kuwait
02/13/18 Joint Statement of Guiding Principles From the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/13/18 Joint Strategic Plan for the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development, Fiscal Year 2018-2022; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/13/18 Opening Remarks at the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Ministerial;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Bayan Palace, Liberation Hall; Kuwait City, Kuwait
02/13/18 Press Availability With Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid al-Sabah;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Kuwait City, Kuwait
02/13/18 Remarks at the Iraqi Reconstruction Conference Session on Private Sector Engagement;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Kuwait City, Kuwait
02/13/18 Remarks to Kuwait TV;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Bayan Palace; Kuwait City, Kuwait
02/13/18 Special Program: African American Pioneer Diplomats, Ebenezer Bassett and Frederick Douglass; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/13/18 The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Breaks Ground on the New U.S. Embassy Compound in Mexico City, Mexico; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/13/18 Third Anniversary of the Signing of the Minsk Package of Measures;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/12/18 Briefing Update on Secretary Tillerson's Trip to Amman, Jordan; Ankara, Turkey; Beirut, Lebanon; Cairo, Egypt; and Kuwait City, Kuwait; Kuwait City, Kuwait
02/12/18 Briefing on the President's Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of State and USAID;  Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
02/12/18 Department of State and USAID FY 2019 Budget Request;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/12/18 Press Availability With Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Cairo, Egypt
02/12/18 Secretary Tillerson's Meeting With Egyptian President Abdel Fatteh al-Sisi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/12/18 State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development FY 2019 Budget Request; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/12/18 U.S.-Israel Foreign Policy Dialogue Readout; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/10/18 Escalation of Violence Over Israel ;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/09/18 Previewing Secretary Tillerson's Upcoming Trip To Amman, Jordan; Ankara, Turkey; Beirut, Lebanon; Cairo, Egypt; And Kuwait City, Kuwait; Via Teleconference
02/09/18 Secretary Tillerson's Meeting With Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi; Washington, DC
02/09/18 U.S.-Funded Cranes Offloading Goods in Yemen;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/09/18 United States and France Strengthen Relationship on Cyber Policy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/08/18 Assistant Secretary Carl Risch Travels to Cambodia, Thailand, and Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/08/18 Escalation of Violence in Eastern Ghouta and Idlib, Syria;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/08/18 Honoring the U.S. Commitment to International Religious Freedom; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/08/18 Initiative on Addressing the Challenge of Returning Families of Foreign Terrorist Fighters First Regional Workshop; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/08/18 Leading U.S. Experts Appointed to U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation Board of Governors; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/08/18 Presidential Elections Announced in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/08/18 Remarks With Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
02/08/18 Secretary Tillerson Meets With Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/08/18 Secretary Tillerson To Travel to Amman, Ankara, Beirut, Cairo, and Kuwait City;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/07/18 Background Briefing with Senior State Department Officials on Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance; Via Teleconference
02/07/18 Ecuador's National Referendum;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/07/18 Grenada Independence Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/07/18 Inaugural Meeting of the Cuba Internet Task Force; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/07/18 Press Availability With Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Kingston, Jamaica
02/07/18 Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/07/18 Under Secretary Shannon Participates in G-7 Political Directors Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/06/18 Conviction of Peaceful Activists;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/06/18 Interview With Rich Edson of Fox News;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; W Hotel; Bogota, Colombia
02/06/18 Joint Press Availability With Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Bogota, Colombia
02/06/18 Joint Press Availability With Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Lima, Peru
02/06/18 Observance of the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/06/18 Recent Legislation in Poland;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/05/18 Assistant Secretary of State Manisha Singh Travels to the United Arab Emirates; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/05/18 Cameroonian Anglophone Detainees;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/05/18 Chemical Weapons Attack in Saraqib, Syria;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/05/18 Key Facts About New START Treaty Implementation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/05/18 New START Treaty Central Limits Take Effect;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/05/18 Press Availability With Peruvian Foreign Minister Lucia Cayetana Aljovin Gazzani;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Lima, Peru
02/05/18 State of Emergency in the Maldives;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/04/18 New Zealand Waitangi Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/04/18 Press Availability With Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Buenos Aires, Argentina
02/04/18 Sri Lanka's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/02/18 Joint Press Availability With Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Mexico City, Mexico
02/02/18 Maldives Court Ruling to Free Opposition Politicians;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/02/18 Protests and Arrests in Iran;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/02/18 U.S. Arms Restrictions on South Sudan;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/01/18 Joint Statement on United States of America and European Union Holding the 15th Information Society Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/01/18 On Under Secretary of State Thomas A. Shannon;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
02/01/18 Recent Events in Kenya;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/01/18 U.S. Engagement in the Western Hemisphere;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; University of Texas at Austin; Austin, Texas
02/01/18 U.S. Researchers Awarded in Thailand;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC