Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Phee’s Conversation with Algerian Foreign Minister Attaf

Under Secretary Fernandez’s Travel to Atlanta and North GeorgiaAssistant Secretary Molly Phee spoke today with Algerian Foreign Minister Ahmed Attaf about the current crisis in Niger.  Assistant Secretary Phee underscored strong U.S. support for the principled stand taken by ECOWAS in defense of democracy and constitutional order in Niger.  Foreign Minister Attaf and Assistant Secretary Phee affirmed their respect for the African Union’s rejection […]

United States and Nepal Mark Start of Child Protection Compact Partnership Discussions

Under Secretary Fernandez’s Travel to Atlanta and North Georgia

Last week U.S. and Nepali officials commenced a series of meetings to negotiate the terms of a Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership, a non binding, multi-year comprehensive plan to address child sex trafficking and forced child labor in Nepal.  The partnership includes a planned initial investment of up to $10 million in targeted U.S. foreign […]

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The Humanitarian Situation in Nagorno-Karabakh

The Humanitarian Situation in Nagorno-KarabakhWe are deeply concerned about deteriorating humanitarian conditions in Nagorno-Karabakh resulting from the continued blockage of food, medicine, and other goods essential to a dignified existence.  The United States has worked continuously with the sides over the past several weeks to allow humanitarian assistance to reach the population of Nagorno-Karabakh.  We reiterate our call to immediately re-open the Lachin corridor to humanitarian, commercial, and passenger traffic.  Further, officials from Baku and representatives from Stepanakert should convene […]

International Day for People of African Descent

International Day for People of African DescentEvery August 31st, the world comes together through the UN International Day for People of African Descent to honor the shared heritage, diverse culture, and profound influence of Africans and the global African diaspora. This day also serves as an opportunity to raise global awareness about the challenges of systemic racism, discrimination, and exclusion faced by […]

Deputy Secretary of State Verma Meeting with Costa Rican President Chaves

Deputy Secretary of State Verma Meeting with Costa Rican President ChavesThe following is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Richard Verma met yesterday with Costa Rican President Rodrigo Chaves Robles to address key priorities in the U.S.-Costa Rica bilateral relationship and a range of regional issues. Deputy Secretary Verma and President Chaves discussed joint efforts to promote economic […]

U.S. Applauds the Kyrgyz Republic’s Repatriation of its Nationals from Northeast Syria

Escalation of Hostilities in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Kyrgyz Republic’s repatriation of 95 people from al-Hol and Roj displaced persons camps in northeast Syria marks another important step towards resolving the humanitarian and security challenges in the region.  This is the second such repatriation effort that the Kyrgyz Republic has carried out this year, following the repatriation of 59 women and children […]

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LTV Day 554 -Drone Strategies. Power of People: Power of Fallacies – Latynina.tv – Alexey Arestovych

LTV Day 554 -Drone Strategies. Power of People: Power of Fallacies – Latynina.tv – Alexey ArestovychThere is a lot of pro-Putin bias in the Western world. We aim to dispel this “macho” propaganda and reveal true colors of his regime: murder, intimidation, industrialized kleptocracy and well-funded russian fascism propaganda machines. We were born in Russia, we have lost friends to this murderer… we see how he “zombifies” most and intimidates […]