Daily Archives: August 5, 2017

Security Council Toughens Sanctions Against Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2371 (2017)

The Security Council today further strengthened its sanctions regime against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, condemning in the strongest terms that country’s ballistic missile launches and reaffirming its decision that Pyongyang shall abandon all …

Women UN Police help instill safety at camps for South Sudan displaced

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UNPOL officer in South Sudan, Cynthia Anderson records date of search on shelter in displaced persons camp in Juba. Photo: UNMISS/Daniel Dickinson

South Sudanese citizens who have been displaced to …

Women UN Police help instill safety at camps for displaced in South Sudan

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UNPOL officer in South Sudan, Cynthia Anderson records date of search on shelter in displaced persons camp in Juba. Photo: UNMISS/Daniel Dickinson

South Sudanese citizens who have been displaced to …

Africa: Presidential Election in Rwanda

The United States congratulates the people of Rwanda on their active and peaceful participation in the presidential election held August 4. However, we are disturbed by irregularities observed during voting and reiterate long-standing concerns over …

Africa: Presidential Election in Rwanda


Press Statement

Heather Nauert

Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC
August 5, 2017


The United States congratulates the people of Rwanda on their active and peaceful participation in the presidential election held August 4. However, we are