Office of the Spokesperson

Friday, September 20, 2013 - 09:54
Spokesperson Marie Harf addresses Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's visa application, a killed Afghan Election Commissioner, Syria's chemical weapons issues, Bahrain's case of Khalil al Marzooq,and Iran's release of prisoners.
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 07:00
Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf urges commitment to the Bahrain National Dialogue, and notes with concern several restrictive actions recently taken by the Bahraini government constricting opposition capabilities.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 06:24
Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf praises Iran's government for releasing including Nasrin Sotoudeh and other prisoners of conscience.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 12:34
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses UN negotiations over Syria, Turkey's role in Syria, Rousseff's canceled visit, recent violence in the CAR, the HOGR Benghazi report, Netanyahu's upcoming visit, political arrests in Egypt, and Biden's trip to Mexico.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 12:25
Spokesperson Marie Harf addresses the agreement on Syria's chemical weapons, President al-Bashir's visa, the downed Syrian helicopter in Turkey, Libyan weapons in Syria, the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process, and potential meetings with Iran.
Monday, September 16, 2013 - 06:43
In a joint press release, the United States and Russian Federation frame the major components of an Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons resolution intended to outline how chemical weapons will be removed from the possession of the Assad regime in Syria.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 06:58
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of the Kyrgyz Republic on your Independence Day on August 31.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 06:44
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Uzbekistan as you celebrate 22 years of independence.
Monday, September 9, 2013 - 06:48
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and representatives of Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the Arab League's Secretary-General released a joint statement after a conference in Paris concerning Israeli-Palestinian negotiations as well as international support for economic development in the occupied territories.
Monday, September 9, 2013 - 06:43
In an op-ed for the Huffington Post, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry argues for a necessary moral response to the Assad regime's use of chemical weapons, and suggests that a strong response will deter further usage of weapons of mass destruction around the world.