Daily Archives: July 27, 2017

South and Central Asia: Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells Travel to South Asia

Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs and Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Alice Wells will travel to New Delhi, India and Islamabad, Pakistan on her introductory trip …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

Good afternoon, everyone.


In an earlier statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General, the …

Remarks by the Vice President Introducing the President at Ceremony Recognizing First Responders

East Room

3:20 P.M. EDT
THE VICE PRESIDENT:  To members of Congress, our distinguished guests, members of the law enforcement community from all across the United States, on behalf of the First Family, welcome to …

News in Brief 27 July 2017 (PM)

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UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, visits Mugunga IDP camp in Goma town, eastern DRC on 26 July 2017. UN Photo/Lulu Gao

DRC needs to do more to end violence against

Sixteen Nominations Sent to the Senate Today


John R. Bass, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to …