Daily Archives: February 3, 2017

Africa: On the Death of Former DRC Prime Minister Etienne Tshisekedi


Press Statement

Mark C. Toner

Acting Spokesperson

Washington, DC
February 3, 2017


The United States reiterates its sincerest condolences to the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo following the recent passing of former Prime

Slight Change to Russia Sanctions Puts Many on Edge

By Jeff Seldin February 02, 2017

Efforts to fix an unintended consequence of recent sanctions against Russia nearly set off a new controversy for the Trump administration, underscoring the high level of anxiety present in …

Readout of Secretary Mattis' Meetings with ROK Minister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-Se and Minister of National Defense Han Min-Koo

U.S. Department of Defense
Press Operations
News Release

Release No. NR-044-17 February 03, 2017

Readout of Secretary Mattis’ Meetings with ROK Minister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-Se and Minister of National Defense Han Min-Koo?

Secretary …

USS Porter Enters Black Sea

Navy News Service

Story Number: NNS170203-06
Release Date: 2/3/2017 9:19:00 AM

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams

BOSPHORUS STRAIT (NNS) — Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) entered the Black Sea, …

Mattis Emphasizes U.S. Commitment in Meetings With South Korean Leaders

American Forces Press Service

DoD News, Defense Media Activity

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2017 – Defense Secretary Jim Mattis emphasized the U.S. commitment to the Asia-Pacific region and its alliance with South Korea in separate meetings with South Korean leaders …