President Donald Trump hosted Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House on June 26, 2017. The visit reinforced the close ties between the United States and India that have strengthened both great democracies. Highlights of this cooperation include:
On behalf of the citizens of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of Madagascar as you celebrate the anniversary of your independence on June 26.
The United States has identified potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack by the Assad regime that would likely result in the mass murder of civilians, including innocent children. The activities are similar to preparations the regime made before its April 4, 2017 chemical weapons attack.
Qatar has begun its careful review and consideration of a series of requests presented by Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and UAE.
The United States strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Parachinar and Quetta on Friday.
On behalf of the American people, Melania and I send our warm greetings to Muslims as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr.
Today, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) adopted a resolution establishing an international team that will investigate mass atrocities occurring in the Kasai provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The violence in the Kasais, which has left more than 3,000 people dead and over one million displaced since last August, is the result of the DRC government’s failure to hold elections in accordance with the country’s constitution.
The following is the text of the statement of the U.S. delegation to the Uganda Solidarity Summit on Refugees, delivered by U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac on June 23, 2017.
On behalf of the U.S. Department of State, best wishes to all Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr. This holiday marks the culmination of Ramadan, a month in which many experience meaning and inspiration in acts of fasting, prayer, and charity. This day offers an opportunity to reflect on our shared commitment to building peaceful and prosperous communities.
We regret that Russia has decided to turn away from an opportunity to discuss bilateral obstacles that hinder U.S.-Russia relations.