Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper's visit to Malta and North African countries highlights America's long-term involvement in the region and the importance the United States places on relations with the nations.
The COVID-19 pandemic revealed the fragility of the Defense Department's supply chain. As a result, the department is taking a variety of steps to strengthen that supply chain, the undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment said.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led the Defense Department to focus more intensely on identifying critical infrastructure and vulnerabilities and to take measures to protect those assets, according to a DOD official.
Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC January 18, 2017 Today in Washington, D.C., the United States signed a bilateral treaty with Cuba to delimit their maritime boundary in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. The treaty delimits the only part of the U.S.-Cuba maritime boundary that had not previously been agreed, and covers an […]
Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC January 18, 2017 The United States strongly condemns the cowardly attack on a military camp in Gao that houses government forces and members of the primary armed groups that signed the Malian peace accord. We are aware of reports that the attack […]
Notice to the Press Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC January 18, 2017 U.S. Secretary of State Kerry will address employees at approximately 3:30 p.m., Thursday, in the C Street Lobby and then depart the State Department for the final time as Secretary of State. The Secretary’s remarks will be open to the press. Preset […]
John Kirby Spokesperson Daily Press Briefing Washington, DC January 17, 2017 Index for Today's Briefing KYRGYZSTAN CLIMATE CHANGE DEPARTMENT SYRIA SYRIA/IRAQ SYRIA RUSSIA IRAQ/IRAN TURKEY SYRIA BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA DEPARTMENT THE GAMBIA NIGERIA BELARUS/ISRAEL/RUSSIA/AZERBAIJAN MIDDLE EAST PEACE BAHRAIN YEMEN TRANSCRIPT: 2:14 p.m. EST MR KIRBY: Hello, everybody. QUESTION: Hello. MR KIRBY: A couple things at […]
Mark C. Toner Deputy Spokesperson Daily Press Briefing Washington, DC January 12, 2017 Index for Today's Briefing MIDDLE EAST PEACE VIETNAM IRAQ DEPARTMENT SYRIA/TURKEY JAPAN/PHILIPPINES THE GAMBIA CUBA CHINA RUSSIA PHILIPPINES SYRIA CHINA MIDDLE EAST PEACE PAKISTAN GUANTANAMO MIDDLE EAST PEACE TRANSCRIPT: 1:44 p.m. EST MR TONER: Hey guys. QUESTION: Hello. MR TONER: Welcome to […]
Mark C. Toner Deputy Spokesperson Daily Press Briefing Washington, DC January 10, 2017 Index for Today's Briefing GERMANY AFGHANISTAN DEPARTMENT AFGHANISTAN IRAQ SYRIA/REGION TURKEY SYRIA/REGION CHINA NORTH KOREA INDIA RUSSIA TRANSCRIPT: 1:37 p.m. EST MR TONER: Greetings, everyone. Welcome to the State Department. A couple of things briefly at the top, and then I’ll move […]
Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Ho Chi Minh University of Technology and Education Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam January 13, 2017 SECRETARY KERRY: President Dung, thank you very, very much for that introduction. Xin Chao Viet Nam. (Applause.) I want to thank Party Secretary Dinh La Thang, and the People's Committee Chairman Nguyen Thanh […]
Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Hanoi, Vietnam January 13, 2017 PRIME MINISTER NGUYEN: (Via translator) Mr. Secretary, it's a great pleasure to welcome you back to Vietnam. I wish you another successful trip on behalf of the government and people of Vietnam. And on behalf of the government and people of Vietnam, I'm very […]
Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Hanoi, Vietnam January 13, 2017 SECRETARY KERRY: Mr. Deputy Minister, thank you very much. It's a privilege (inaudible) to be able to share some thoughts with you today. And I'm delighted to be back in Vietnam where we are developing still the growing relationship between our countries. There have […]