Secretary of State Tillerson Travel to the Philippines, Thailand, and Malaysia

 Statement by Heather Nauert, Spokesperson Secretary of State Tillerson Travel to the Philippines, Thailand, and Malaysia August 1, 2017— U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Manila, Bangkok, and Kuala Lumpur August 5 – 9.  In Manila, he will participate in the ASEAN Regional Forum, the East Asia Summit Ministerial, the U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial, and ...
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Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson’s Statement on Republic of the Philippines Independence Day

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC June 11, 2017 On behalf of President Trump and the American people, congratulations and best wishes to the people of the Republic of the Philippines as you commemorate your 119th independence day on June 12. The United States proudly stands with the Philippines as a ...
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Exit Memo From Secretary Kerry to President Obama

Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Cabinet Exit Memo Washington, DC January 5, 2017 INTRODUCTION When President Obama took office in 2009, the United States was engaged in two costly wars, faced the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, and had a diminished standing with many of our allies and partners around the world. ...
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Statement by the President on the Occasion of Eid al-Adha

Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to Muslims across our country and around the world who are celebrating Eid al-Adha. This special holiday is a time to honor the sacrifice, resolve, and commitment to God demonstrated by Abraham.  It marks the end of the pilgrimage of Hajj performed each year by millions of Muslims ...
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Remarks by Secretary of State John Kerry and Philippines Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Before Their Meeting

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release REMARKS Secretary of State John Kerry And Philippines Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Before Their Meeting July 27, 2016 Manila, Philippines   FOREIGN SECRETARY YASAY:  Good morning, Mr. Secretary. SECRETARY KERRY:  Good morning to you. FOREIGN SECRETARY YASAY:  Welcome to the Philippines, and good morning ...
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Remarks by Secretary of State John Kerry with YSEALI Alumni on Marine Conservation

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release REMARKS Secretary of State John Kerry With YSEALI Alumni on Marine Conservation July 27, 2016 Manila, Philippines MS. OPOSA:  According to the Secretary John Kerry, the ocean is sort of in his DNA.  He grew up with an affinity for the sea, first as ...
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Secretary Kerry Travels to Vienna, Paris, Vientiane, and Manila

Press Statement Mark C. Toner Deputy Department Spokesperson Washington, DC July 19, 2016   U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Vienna, Austria, on July 22 to join EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and the U.S. Delegation in Vienna for the first day of high-level talks at the Extraordinary Meeting of the Parties to ...
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President Barack Obama’s Statement on the Tragic Shooting in Orlando

Today, as Americans, we grieve the brutal murder — a horrific massacre — of dozens of innocent people. We pray for their families, who are grasping for answers with broken hearts. We stand with the people of Orlando, who have endured a terrible attack on their city. Although it’s still early in the investigation, we ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry’s Statement on the Republic of the Philippines Independence Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY June 10, 2016 Republic of the Philippines Independence Day   On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I want to congratulate the people of the Philippines as you celebrate the anniversary of your nation’s independence this June 12. ...
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President Barack Obama’s Statement on the Occasion of Ramadan

As another new moon heralds the start of the holy month of Ramadan, Michelle and I extend our best wishes to Muslims across the United States and around the world. For many, this month is an opportunity to focus on reflection and spiritual growth, forgiveness, patience and resilience, compassion for those less fortunate, and unity ...
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Secretary John Kerry’s Statement on the Occasion of Ramadan

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State   Washington, DC June 5, 2016   On behalf of the United States Department of State, Teresa and I wish Muslims in the United States and around the world a happy and blessed Ramadan. Ramadan is a cherished month in Islam. It is a sacred period of prayer and ...
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