United States Pledging up to $60 Million in New Support for Security Assistance in the Sahel Region

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC October 30, 2017 United States Pledging up to $60 Million in New Support for Security Assistance in the Sahel Region Defeating terrorism depends on making sure terrorist organizations cannot have safe havens on any continent. To that end, pending consultation with Congress, the United States ...
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2017 Eid Al-Fitr Message From Secretary Rex Tillerson

On the occasion of [Eid al-Fitr/Idul Fitri (as appropriate)], I convey our warmest wishes to our Muslim friends around the world. This holiday marks the culmination of Ramadan, a holy month in which many experience meaning and inspiration in acts of fasting, prayer, and charity. On [Eid al-Fitr/Idul Fitri (as appropriate)] Muslims in the United ...
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Remarks of President Barack Obama – State of the Union Address As Delivered

9:10 P.M. EST Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Tonight marks the eighth year that I’ve come here to report on the State of the Union. And for this final one, I’m going to try to make it a little shorter. (Applause.) I know some of you are antsy to ...
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Remarks By President Obama At Closing Session Of Sustainable Development Goals Summit

REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AT CLOSING SESSION OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS SUMMIT General Assembly Hall United Nations New York, New York 3:04 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Good afternoon.  Mr. Secretary General, fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen.  It is a great honor to be here to address the topic of sustainable development. In many of our ...
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Remarks by President Obama in Kenya

President Obama’s Speech in Kenya July 26, 2015  REMARKS BY PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMATO THE KENYAN PEOPLE  Safaricom Indoor ArenaNairobi, KenyaQuotes AFRICAN-LED SUCCESS When I first came to sub-Saharan Africa as President, I made clear my strong belief that the future of Africa is up to Africans.  For too long, I think that many looked to the outside for ...
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Remarks by President Obama to the People of Africa

July 28, 2015 Remarks by President Obama to the People of Africa (Excerpts)Mandela Hall African Union Headquarters Addis Ababa, Ethiopia On dignity/human rights: […] Dignity — that basic idea that by virtue of our common humanity, no matter where we come from, or what we look like, we are all born equal, touched by the ...
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On Ramadan: Statement by Secretary Kerry

Statement by Secretary Kerry June 17, 2015 On Ramadan On behalf of the U.S. Department of State, Teresa and I wish all Muslims a happy and blessed Ramadan. Ramadan is a season for heightened reflection, worship, compassion, and community. For Muslims everywhere, this special month provides spiritual nourishment and reinforces appreciation for the universal value ...
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Statement by Secretary Kerry: International Education Week

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson November 14, 2014 The Departments of State and Education celebrate the 15th annual International Education Week November 17-21, 2014.  During this week, literally thousands of events will be held around the world to highlight the benefits of global learning and student exchanges. To understand why this is ...
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