Secretary Tillerson To Travel to Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Nairobi, N’Djamena, and Abuja

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC March 1, 2018 On his first official trip to Africa, Secretary Rex Tillerson will travel to N’Djamena, Chad; Djibouti, Djibouti; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Nairobi, Kenya; and Abuja, Nigeria, March 6-13, 2018. Secretary Tillerson will meet with leadership in each country, as well as the leadership of the ...
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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Niger

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Niger   President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Niger to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Mahamadou Issoufou, President of the Republic of Niger, on April 2, 2016. General David M. Rodriguez, Commander, U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM), ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry At The Washington Post Grand Opening Event

Secretary of State John Kerry At The Washington Post Grand Opening Event January 28, 2016 The Washington Post Headquarters Washington, D.C. SECRETARY KERRY:  Thank you, and good morning everybody.  And weeks ago – and I did receive the invitation to come here weeks before we knew whether or not Jason would be able to be ...
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Secretary’s Remarks: International Human Rights Day 2015

International Human Rights Day 2015   Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC December 10, 2015 ________________   The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was forged in the aftermath of World War II to protect freedom and prevent future atrocities. As we commemorate it today, we recall President Franklin Roosevelt’s 1941 Four Freedoms ...
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Statement by President Obama on Attacks in France

Statement by President Obama on Attacks in France   THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________           For Immediate Release                          November 13, 2015   STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT ON THE SITUATION IN PARIS James S. Brady Press Briefing Room  THE PRESIDENT:  Good evening, everybody.  I just want to make a few brief comments ...
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Remarks By President Obama To The United Nations General Assembly

September 28, 2015   REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA TO THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY United Nations Headquarters New York, New York  PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen:  Seventy years after the founding of the United Nations, it is worth reflecting on what, together, the members of this body have ...
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Remarks by Secretary of State John Kerry on “Commitment to Africa” Policy Speech

Remarks by Secretary of State John Kerry For Immediate Release May 3, 2014  Remarks Secretary of State John Kerry “Commitment to Africa” Policy Speech  May 3, 2014 Gullele Botanic Park Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   SECRETARY KERRY:  Hallelujah, thank you very much for a spectacular introduction.  Thank you for even getting out of the city and ...
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