Daily Archives: July 9, 2017

U.S./Russian ceasefire takes effect in southwest Syria

NNA – A U.S.-Russian brokered ceasefire for southwest Syria was holding hours after it took effect on Sunday, a monitor and two rebel officials said, in the latest international attempt at peace-making in the six-year …

Africa: The South Sudan Conflict on the 6th Anniversary of its Independence


Press Statement

Heather Nauert

Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC
July 9, 2017


The birth of South Sudan in 2011 was marked by hope for a peaceful and prosperous future. The American people, like many around the

National Council on Foreign Policy to convene (Foreign Ministry, 10 July 2017)

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will chair a meeting of the National Council on Foreign Policy (NCFP) at 17:00 on Monday, 10 July, at the Foreign Ministry.

The subject of the meeting will be the developments …

Foreign Minister N. Kotzias to meet with Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister I. Dačić (Foreign Ministry, 10 July 2017)

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will meet at the Foreign Ministry at 11:30 on Monday, 10 July, with the First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Serbia, Ivica Dačić.
Following their one-on-one meeting and the …

Focus on Africa taken forward at the Hamburg G20 Summit

President Jacob Zuma has arrived back in South Africa this morning, 9 July from the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Hamburg, Germany, and has described the Summit, as successful and with positive outcomes to a large …