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  Press Statement Heather Nauert Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC July 2, 2018 The United States commends the African Union (AU) on the 31st AU Summit, held in Nouakchott, Mauritania. The Summit reinforced important efforts to reform the AU, a process the United States supports and believes will ensure the AU is better positioned […]

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File Photo   Rabat, Morocco June 29, 2018 DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN: Good afternoon. I am delighted to be here in Rabat, honored to stand here with my dear friend and esteemed colleague His Excellency Foreign Minister Bourita. I thank him for his kind hospitality. It’s been a very busy week for the Moroccan government, for […]

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Photo: US Embassy, Algeria   Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC June 29, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ ‎On June 28, after participating in the Fifth U.S.-Algeria Counterterrorism Dialogue in Algiers, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia. The Deputy Secretary […]

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Photo: Algerie Press Service   Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC June 28, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ ‎On June 28, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel on the margins of the U.S.-Algeria Counterterrorism Dialogue in Algiers. During the meeting, […]

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File Photo   Rural Herder-Farmer Violence in Nigeria 06/25/2018 07:03 PM EDT   Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC June 25, 2018 The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the killing of civilians and destruction of property in Nigeria’s Middle Belt region over the weekend. We are concerned by the recent […]

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File Photo   THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2018   Statement by the Press Secretary on Progress Toward Peace Between Ethiopia and Eritrea The United States is encouraged by the progress that Ethiopia and Eritrea have made to resolve longstanding disputes and normalize relations.  Over the past […]

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File Photo   Implication of Malian Soldiers in Civilian Deaths 06/21/2018 04:31 PM EDT   Press Statement Heather Nauert Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC June 21, 2018 The United States expresses serious concern about the role of Malian military forces in the deaths of 25 people, as acknowledged by Defense Minister Tiena Coulibaly. We […]

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Designation of Senior Officials From the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) 06/21/2018 04:22 PM EDT   Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC June 21, 2018 The Department is announcing the designation of several senior DRC officials, under Section 7031(c) of the Department of State Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018, […]

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Photo: Department of Commerce   Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC June 21, 2018 Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to the Netherlands, Denmark, Algeria, and Morocco, from June 25 to 29, to discuss a range of U.S. priorities, including joint efforts to maintain an enduring defeat of ISIS […]

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Photo: AP THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2018   Readout of Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt’s Meeting with the President of Egypt Senior Advisor Jared Kushner and Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt returned to the Arab Republic of Egypt and met today with President Abdel […]

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