Showing posts with label State Department. Show all posts
Showing posts with label State Department. Show all posts

Thursday, July 19, 2018

US State Department notes only "modest proposals" as Putin-Trump meeting "takeaways"

US State Department notes only "modest proposals"
US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said here on Wednesday that there were "three takeaways" from the meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that could only be seen as "modest proposals."

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Saturday, June 16, 2018

US warns of a potential terror attacks during World Cup in Russia

US warns of a potential terror attacks during World Cup in Russia
The United States government on Friday warned its citizens of potential terror attacks during the World Cup in Russia, in a travel advisory telling people to reconsider visiting that country.

Friday, June 8, 2018

U.S. expands health alert to cover China after mystery illness

U.S. expands health alert to cover China after mystery illness
The U.S. State Department expanded a health alert Friday for American staffers in China, about two days after it evacuated diplomats and relatives over a mysterious acoustic illness.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Turkey blasts US statement on Afrin "operation"/invasion/looting

 Afrin "operation"/invasion/looting
Turkey has slammed comments from senior U.S. officials that its military operation into Afrin helped the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) to rebuild in parts of Syria, accusing its NATO ally of “not fully understanding” the objectives of the operation.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

US State Dept. accuses Syrian gov’t of stealing humanitarian aid from East Ghouta

US Department of State spokeswoman Heather Nauert
The United States welcomed the delivery of first humanitarian convoy to the besieged Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta since November 15, but accused Damascus of “pilfering” the supplies, US Department of State spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Tuesday.

Friday, January 26, 2018

US State Department spokesperson calls YPG ‘the PKK’

U.S. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert
U.S. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert on Jan. 25 referred to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria’s Afrin as “the PKK [outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party],” which is recognized as a terrorist organization by the U.S., EU and much of the Western world.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Turkey will carry out military operation in Syria’s Afrin, says ‘has no option’

Turkey will carry out military operation in Syria’s Afrin
Turkey will carry out a military operation into Afrin in northern Syria, Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli vowed in an interview with broadcaster A Haber on the morning of Jan. 19.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

US Warns Citizens against Travelling to Saudi Arabia

The US State Department has cautioned its citizens "to carefully consider" travelling to Saudi Arabia, citing persisting terrorist threats and a spillover of violence from Yemen across the border.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

US, Qatar hold 1st counterterrorism dialogue, eye further partnership

State Department announcement
US State Department said Wednesday that US and Qatari officials met here earlier Wednesday for the first US-Qatari counterterrorism dialogue to facilitate bilateral coordination.

Friday, September 15, 2017

US extends Iran embargo relief based on nuclear deal

The US State Department
The US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters the administration had approved waivers of some sanctions on Iran to maintain some flexibility as it develops its Iran policy, dispatches reported.

Monday, August 14, 2017

US Department of State expresses condolences for Syrian crypto-terrorists

Syrian crypto-terrorists
Washington has officially expressed its sympathies to the families of seven recently deceased men who belonged to a terrorist-affiliated organization that disguises itself as a Syrian emergency service.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Climat : les USA officialisent à l’Onu leur retrait de l’accord de Paris

le département d'Etat
Les États-Unis ont officiellement notifié à l’Onu leur intention de sortir de l’accord de Paris sur le climat, a annoncé vendredi le département d’État américain.

Friday, July 28, 2017

US Orders Diplomats' Families to Leave Venezuelan Capital

Venezuelan Capital
The United States is ordering relatives of American diplomats to leave the Venezuelan capital ahead of a polarizing vote planned for Sunday to start rewriting the country's constitution.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

US State Department: Iran's Satellite Launch Violates UN Resolution

US State Department
The United States considers Iran's launch of a satellite to space with a long-range rocket to be a provocative act that violates a UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR), US Department of State spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a briefing on Thursday.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

McGurk has full support, backing, US state department spokesperson says

The U.S. State Department spokeswoman, said in a statement that McGurk "has the full support and backing" of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the White House, and that he had done "tremendous work" so far to coordinate the coalition on May 19.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Pentagon: US approves sale of $2 billion in missiles to UAE

The US State Department has approved the possible sale of 160 missiles to the United Arab Emirates for an estimated $2.0 billion, the Pentagon said on Thursday.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

US offers $10mn reward for info on head of Al-Nusra terrorist group

The United States is offering a $10 million reward for information about Muhammad Al-Jawlani, the leader of Al-Nusra terrorist group in Syria, the State Department has announced. Al-Nusra is an affiliate of Al-Qaeda.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

US not seeking 'regime change' in DPRK: US official

The United States is not seeking conflict or "regime change" in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), and is looking for signal that the DPRK is willing to abandon its nuclear weapons program, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Monday.

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