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Protests in Thailand

Statement by Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson The U.S. Government is concerned about the rising political tension in Thailand and is following the ongoing demonstrations in Bangkok closely. We urge all sides to refrain from violence, exercise restraint, and respect the rule of law. Violence and the seizure of public or private property are not acceptable ... Read More»

Remarks by Secretary Kerry at the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting

Secretary of State John Kerry At the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting September 27, 2013 New York, New York SECRETARY KERRY:  Well, thank you very much, Secretary Russel.  It’s great to have you aboard.  And I think everybody here appreciates your outreach and your efforts in the region, and I know everybody has confidence in your leadership. ... Read More»

Secretary of State John Kerry’s Statement on Syria

Treaty Room Washington, D.C. President Obama has spent many days now consulting with Congress and talking with leaders around the world about the situation in Syria. And last night, the President asked all of us on his national security team to consult with the leaders of Congress as well, including the leadership of the Congressional ... Read More»