Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Uganda’s National Day

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Uganda’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC October 9, 2017 On behalf of the people of the United States, our best wishes to all Ugandans as you celebrate the 55th anniversary of your independence. The United States values its relationship with Uganda, a key partner with shared interests in promoting regional security and economic growth. After decades […]

US Revokes Sudan Sanctions

US Revokes Sudan Sanctions

Press Releases: Sanctions Revoked Following Sustained Positive Action by the Government of Sudan Press Statement Heather Nauert Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC October 6, 2017 Today, the United States decided to revoke economic sanctions with respect to Sudan and the Government of Sudan under Executive Orders 13067 and 13412, in recognition of the Government […]

US Issues Statement on Elections in Kenya

US Issues Statement on Elections in Kenya

Heather Nauert Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC October 6, 2017 The United States Government is deeply concerned by the deterioration in the political environment in Kenya in advance of the October 26, presidential election. We remain committed to supporting a free, fair, and credible election that is consistent with Kenya’s Constitution, current laws, and […]

US Issues Statement on Violence in Cameroon

US Issues Statement on Violence in Cameroon

Heather Nauert Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC October 4, 2017 The United States is deeply concerned about violence and the loss of human life in protests that have taken place in the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon since October 1. The Cameroonian government’s use of force to restrict free expression and peaceful assembly, […]

US Institute of Peace Hosts Symposium on Nigeria

US Institute of Peace Hosts Symposium on Nigeria

Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects for Advancing Durable Peace 09/29/2017 06:35 PM EDT   Remarks Thomas A. Shannon, Jr. Under Secretary for Political Affairs U.S. Institute of Peace Washington, DC September 28, 2017 (As Prepared for Delivery) Good morning. Thank you, President Lindborg, for the kind introduction. I am grateful to you and Ambassador Carson for the […]

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Nigeria’s National Day

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Nigeria’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC September 30, 2017 On behalf of the American people, I congratulate the Government of Nigeria and the Nigerian people as you celebrate your national independence on October 1. The United States and Nigeria have a strong and enduring partnership that benefits both our nations. The U.S.-Nigeria partnership is built on […]

US and Cabo Verde Hold Partnership Dialogue; Sign Status of Forces Agreement

US and Cabo Verde Hold Partnership Dialogue; Sign Status of Forces Agreement

File Photo   Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC September 25, 2017 On September 25, the United States and the Republic of Cabo Verde held a bilateral Partnership Dialogue in Washington, DC. The United States was represented by Rob Scott, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary from the Bureau of African Affairs and Ambassador […]

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Guinea Bissau’s National Day

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Guinea Bissau’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC September 24, 2017 On behalf of the government of the United States, congratulations to the people of Guinea-Bissau as you celebrate your national independence on September 24. The United States and Guinea-Bissau have had a long and valued partnership. The United States will continue to work with your government to […]

US Support for the UN Action Plan for Libya

US Support for the UN Action Plan for Libya

File photo Press Statement Heather Nauert Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC September 22, 2017 The United States welcomes the September 20 United Nations (UN) announcement of an action plan to advance political reconciliation in Libya and help the Libyan people achieve lasting peace and security. We applaud the vigorous outreach by UN Special Representative […]

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Mali’s National Day

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Mali’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC September 22, 2017 On behalf of President Trump and the people of the United States of America, we send our best wishes to the people of Mali as you celebrate your Independence Day on September 22. The United States values our partnership with Mali. We will continue to grow our […]

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