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Diplomacy in Action

United Kingdom - European Union Referendum

Secretary Kerry (June 27): "Is now incumbent on leaders to implement the will of the people and to do so in a way that is responsible, sensitive, thoughtful, and, I hope, strategic. … It is critical as we go forward in these next days to understand the importance of a strong EU. Full Text» More» Trip Page»

Date: 06/27/2016 Description: Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini. - State Dept Image

Meeting With Benjamin Netanyahu

Secretary Kerry (June 27): "We had a very long meeting last night in which we discussed many different issues, but we focused significantly on the challenge of beating back terrorism." Full Text» Trip Page»

Date: 06/27/2016 Description: Secretary of State John Kerry sits with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they address reporters on June 27, 2016, at Villa Taverna - the U.S. Ambassador's Residence in Rome, Italy - between a pair of bilateral meetings. - State Dept Image

U.S.-Italy Cooperation

Secretary Kerry (June 26): "We have a lot to talk about today besides Brexit ... we need to talk about Libya, where we are working extremely closely together; Syria; and our preparations for the NATO Warsaw summit." Full Text» Trip Page»

Date: 06/26/2016 Description: Secretary Kerry Speaks to the Press - State Dept Image

In Other News

Daily Press Briefing: United Kingdom

Spokesperson Kirby (June 24): " We [are] supremely confident in the strength of our relationship with the U.K. We are also equally confident in the strength of our partnership with the EU." Full Text» 

2016 GES Entrepreneurship Summit

Secretary Kerry (June 23): "Simply put, what you and past generations of entrepreneurs have already achieved has brought about a revolution in our world right now." Full Text» More»

Sports Envoy to Cuba

Building on the momentum of President Obama's historic March trip to Cuba, hall of famer Shaquille O'Neal, a 15 time National Basketball Association all-star, serves as a State Department Sports Envoy to Cuba from June 25-28. More»

World Food Prize

On June 28, the names of this year's World Food Prize honorees will be announced at the 2016 World Food Prize Laureate Announcement Ceremony. Watch live at approximately 11:00 a.m. EDT. More»

Travel to Japan

Special Advisor for Children's Issues, Ambassador Susan Jacobs, visits Japan from June 27-July 1 to participate in the "Asia Pacific Symposium on the 1980 Hague Convention." More»

U.S.-Cuba Cooperation on Marine Environment

From June 28 - July 1, the U.S. and Cuba will meet to promote bilateral cooperation on key issues affecting the marine environment. More»


Date: 05/09/2016 Description: Join the Fight To End Malaria © USAID Image
Join the Fight To End Malaria

USAID has teamed up with Malaria No More, Nothing But Nets, and basketball MVP Stephen Curry to launch a challenge to help end Malaria. More» Take Action»

Date: 2016 Description: Emerging Young Leaders Awards - State Dept Image
Emerging Young Leaders

Visit to learn more about our exciting new award for young leaders, and this year’s inspiring group of awardees. 

Date: 04/04/2016 Description: Capitol building of Palau - State Dept Image
Building Partnerships

The Freely Associated States – Palau, the Marshall Islands, and Micronesia – are important partners to the U.S. More»

Date: 03/28/2014 Description: Department of State by State Map - State Dept Image
State by State Map

The State by State Map details the work of the Department in each U.S. State, and all for about 1% of the Federal budget. More»

Date: 02/21/2013 Description: BusinessUSA Logo © GSA Image
BusinessUSA is the U.S. Government's official web portal to support business start-ups, growth, financing, and exporting.

Date: 05/29/2015 Description: A man receives an interim care kit and is now able to better protect himself from Ebola. © USAID Image by Paloma Clohossey
Ebola Response

The United States continues to work with international partners to respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus. More»


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