Monthly Archives: October 2014

Daily Press Briefings : Daily Press Briefing: October 31, 2014

2:34 p.m. EDT

MS. PSAKI: Hi, everyone. Happy Halloween. I know it’s late today and it’s Halloween, so we can try to get through this rather quickly.

I have a couple of items for all …

Africa: Proposed Changes to Burkina Faso Term Limits


The United States is concerned by the spirit and intent behind a draft National Assembly bill in Burkina Faso to amend the constitution to allow the term-limited incumbent president to run for an additional five-year

Press Releases: The New European Commission


I look forward to collaborating with a new European Commission that will take office on November 1 under the leadership of President Jean-Claude Juncker.

He has assembled a talented group of European leaders for his

Protecting the Health and Safety of Canadians

October 31, 2014 — Ottawa — Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced new precautionary measures to protect the health and safety of Canadians.

Effective immediately, Canadian visa officers have temporarily paused the …

Media Availability with Minister of Health Rona Ambrose on Ebola

Good afternoon and thank you for being here today for an update on the situation with Ebola in West Africa. Earlier today, the Department of Foreign Affairs issued an updated travel advisory for the affected …

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