Daily Archives: August 16, 2017

Security Council Welcomes ‘Free and Fair’ Kosovo Polls as Special Representative Urges Immediate Formation of New Government

Serbia’s Deputy Prime Minister Stresses Mission’s Continuing Importance, as Pristina Joins Key Members in Calling for Its End

Welcoming Kosovo’s recent free and fair elections, the head of the United Nations mission there stressed today …

Africa: Indonesia National Day

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer congratulations to the Republic of Indonesia as it celebrates its National Day and 72nd year of independence on August 17th.

The United …

Africa: Indonesia National Day


Press Statement

Rex W. Tillerson

Secretary of State

Washington, DC
August 16, 2017


On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer congratulations to the Republic of Indonesia as it celebrates

Remarks by the Vice President and President Bachelet of Chile in a Joint Press Conference

La Moneda Palace
Santiago, Chile

PRESIDENT BACHELET:  (As interpreted.)  Mr. Vice President of the United States of America, Mr. Michael Richard Pence, and distinguished delegation, Mr. Foreign Minister Heraldo Muñoz, representatives of the diplomatic corps …

News in Brief 16 August 2017 (PM)

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UN observers removing the last of more than 8,112 guns carried by the FARC-EP. Photo: UN Mission in Colombia

UN mission concludes Colombia arms removal process

The process of extracting …