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    2014-12-17

    Biden’s Call with Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President

    Vice President Biden calls Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani to discuss recent security and political developments.

    2014-12-17

    Biden’s Calls to Leaders of Colombia, Mexico on Cuba Policy

    Vice President Biden calls Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to discuss President Obama's announcement on U.S...

    2014-12-17

    Kerry, Angola’s Foreign Minister After Their Washington Meeting

    Secretary of State John Kerry and Angloan Foreign Minister Georges Chikoti address reporters after their meeting in Washington.

    2014-12-17

    White House Briefing on Cuba Policy Changes, Alan Gross Release

    Senior administration offivials brief reporters on the changes in U.S. policy on Cuba and the release from Cuba of Alan Gross.

    2014-12-17

    State Department Daily Press Briefing

    State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki briefs reporters in Washington on December 17.

    2014-12-17

    USAID Administrator Shah on Development Successes

    USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah reviews his agency's progress in advancing a new model of development over the past five years that has led to achievements ...

    2014-12-17

    Biden, Jill Biden on Resignation of USAID Administrator Shah

    Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, comment on the resignation of Rajiv Shah and his leadership as adminisitrator of the U.S. Agency for Internati...

    2014-12-17

    Facts on U.S. Weapons Destruction Programs in Pacific Islands

    The State Department issues a fact sheet that outlines the U.S. conventional weapons destruction programs in the Pacific Islands.

    2014-12-17

    State’s Wood on Opportunities, Challenges of Nuclear Disarmament

    U.S. Special Representative to the Conference on Disarmament Robert Wood addresses the Geneva Center for Security Policy in Geneva on America’s perspective...

    2014-12-17

    Obama’s Call with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Sharif

    The White House issues a summary of President Obama’s call with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Sharif on the December 16 terrorist attack in Peshawar.

    2014-12-17

    Commerce Secretary Pritzker on U.S. Policy Changes on Cuba

    Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker says policy changes on Cuba announced by President Obama “will improve the lives of millions and will help spur long over...

    2014-12-17

    Office of Director of National Intelligence on Cuba Release

    The Office of the Director of National Intelligence comments on the release from a Cuban prison of a Cuban who provided critical assistance to the United S...

    2014-12-17

    Obama on U.S. Policy Changes Regarding Cuba

    “America chooses to cut loose the shackles of the past so as to reach for a better future — for the Cuban people, for the American people, for our entire h...

    2014-12-17

    Kerry on Announcement of Cuba Policy Change

    The new course in the U.S. relationship with Cuba “will not be without challenges,” says Secretary of State John Kerry. “It is based not on a leap of faith...

    2014-12-17

    Treasury Secretary Lew on Cuba Policy Changes

    Treasury Secretary Lew says the changes the United States is making to its policy toward Cuba will increase travel, commerce, communications and private bu...

    2014-12-17

    Fact Sheet on Steps to Chart A New Course in Cuba

    The White House issues a fact sheet that outlines the next steps in the U.S. relationship with Cuba.

    2014-12-17

    U.S. Envoy at U.N. Debate on U.N.-A.U. Peacekeeping Operations

    David Pressman, U.S. alternate representative to the U.N. for special political affairs, reiterates the depth of the U.S. commitment to strengthening Afric...

    2014-12-17

    Obama on Confirmation of Blinken as Deputy Secretary of State

    “I am pleased that the Senate has confirmed Antony Blinken as our next Deputy Secretary of State,” President Obama says in a December 16 statement. “Over d...

    2014-12-17

    Obama’s Call with Japanese Prime Minister Abe

    President Obama speaks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on his party’s election victory and U.S.-Japan relations.

    2014-12-17

    Kerry on Resignation of USAID Administrator Shah

    “Raj has been an outstanding administrator, a creative innovator, and a dynamic leader,” Secretary of State John Kerry says on the resignation of USAID Adm...

    2014-12-17

    State Dept. on Bomb Attack in Yemen

    The State Department issues a statement that condemns the December 16 bomb attack in Radaa, Yemen.

    2014-12-17

    Obama on Resignation of USAID Administrator Shah

    “Raj’s leadership and counsel will be missed,” President Obama says on the resignation of USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah. “But I join his USAID colleagues ...

    2014-12-17

    Obama’s Call with Australian Prime Minister Abbott

    President Obama discusses the Sydney hostage tragedy with Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

    2014-12-16

    White House Press Briefing

    White House press secretary Josh Earnest and Jason Furman, chairman of the President's Council Of Economic Advisers, brief reporters in Washington on a ran...

    2014-12-16

    USTR’s Punke at 12th WTO Trade Policy Review of the U.S.

    Ambassador Michael Punke makes a statement at the 12th World Trade Organization trade policy review of the United States in Geneva.