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Showing posts with label State Department. Show all posts

Friday, 19 January 2018

Turkey’s "Operation" in Syria’s Afrin Does Not Serve Its Interests : US State Dept

US State Dept
The reported military operation [invasion] by Turkey in Syria’s northern province of Afrin does not serve the interests of Ankara or the region, a senior US Department of State official told reporters on Friday.

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

US issues travel warning for Saudi Arabia, citing terror, ballistic missile threats

The U.S. State Department
The U.S. State Department on Tuesday issued a travel warning for its citizens traveling to Saudi Arabia, saying that threats of terror attacks and ballistic missiles persist in the Kingdom.

Friday, 4 November 2016

US 'deeply concerned' about Turkish arrests of lawmakers

The United States said Friday it was "deeply concerned" by the Turkish government's arrest of the leaders of the country's main pro-Kurdish opposition party and its move to limit the country's access to the internet.

Friday, 13 March 2015

US to provide $70M in non-lethal aid to Syrian opposition

The U.S. is working to provide an additional $70 million in non-lethal aid to the Syrian opposition, the State Department’s number two announced Friday as the country's bloody conflict enters its fifth year.

Friday, 23 January 2015

Russia ‘Holds Keys’ to End Ukraine Crisis, US State Department Says

Russia is responsible for resolving the conflict in Ukraine and ending the violence in the region, US Department of State spokesperson Jen Psaki said during a press briefing on Friday...

Friday, 10 October 2014

Turkey to support training, equipping Syrian opposition, US says

WASHINGTON - Turkey has agreed to support the training and equipping of the moderate opposition in Syria, the US State Department said on Friday, saying a US military team would visit Ankara next week to discuss the matter.

"Turkey has agreed to support train-and-equip efforts for the moderate Syrian opposition," spokeswoman Marie Harf told reporters in describing a visit to Turkey by the two senior US officials responsible for building a coalition to fight the Islamic State militant group in Syria and Iraq.

Thursday, 25 September 2014

G-7 Foreign Ministers' Joint Statement on Ukraine (U.S. State Department)


Office of the Spokesperson, New York City, September 25, 2014:
 
The text of the following statement was released by the Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States and High Representative of the European Union:

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

US Aware of Egyptian, UAE Air Strikes in Libya

WASHINGTON. —The U.S. State Department on Tuesday acknowledged for the first time it was aware of air strikes in Libya by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in recent days.

Until now Washington would not talk about the involvement of Egypt and the UAE in the air strikes against militia in the capital Tripoli.

“We understand there were air strikes undertaken in recent days by the UAE and Egypt” in Libya, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told a daily briefing with reporters.

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

US calls Ya'alon's comments about Kerry 'offensive'; Netanyahu does damage control

State Dept. issues rebuke after Ya'alon reportedly calls Kerry "messianic, delusional"; PM says "Even when we have disagreements with the US, they are always on the heart of the matter, not on the merits of an individual."
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu did damage control on the Israel-US relationship in his speech in honor of the Knesset's 65th birthday, following Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon's comments about US Secretary of State John Kerry.

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