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  • Despite the inclement weather, Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots who share a love for the region of Famagusta planted over 700 trees and shrubs together on Saturday, December 16, in a show of bicommunal community activism and outreach focused on beautifying the historic walled city.[photo: USAID Cyprus]

    Tree Planting in Historic Famagusta Brings Cypriots Together

  • Secretary Kerry's Press Availability at NATO

    Secretary Kerry's Press Availability at NATO

  • President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with more than 20 foreign defense ministers on the ongoing operations against the Islamic State group, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    President Obama: Fight Against ISIL Will Be ‘Long-term Campaign’

  • New Center of Visual Arts and Research Breathes Life into Old City

    New Center of Visual Arts and Research Breathes Life into Old City

Statements and Press Releases

  • President Obama: Charting a New Course on Cuba

    December 17, 2014 - "We are separated by 90 miles of water, but are brought together through shared relationships and the desire to promote a democratic, prosperous, and stable Cuba. President Obama is taking action to cut loose the anchor of failed policies of the past, and to chart a new course in U.S. relations with Cuba that will engage and empower the Cuban people."  Read more »

  • Secretary Kerry, Russia's Lavrov Before Meeting in Rome

    December 14, 2014 -- "Well, thanks everybody. We're delighted to be here. We have a number of critical issues to talk about, and I'm very appreciative of Foreign Minister Lavrov changing his schedule and traveling on short notice to be here. I look forward to our conversations. I'm delighted to welcome him here to the American Embassy Residence in Rome. Thank you, Sergey."  Full text  »

  • Transcript of Ambassador Koenig's Interview with Havadis Newspaper

    December 1, 2014 - We very much want to see talks resume, and this of course will require probably a reduction of tensions in the region, so what we are doing is working closely with UN negotiator Eide to support his effort to establish the conditions that will enable the talks to resume.  Full text  »

  • White House Statement on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

    November 16, 2014 - We, the Leaders of the United States and the European Union, and the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Spain meeting in the margin of the G-20 Summit reaffirm our commitment to comprehensive and ambitious negotiations, in a spirit of mutual benefit, leading to a high standard Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement.  Full text »

  • White House Fact Sheet: The G-20 Brisbane Summit

    November 16, 2014 -- "The G-20 is the world's premier forum for economic policy cooperation - where Leaders representing economies generating 85 percent of global GDP assemble around the table to promote strong, sustainable and balanced growth and to address urgent global economic challenges."  Full text »

  • Interview by Acting Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs Amos Hochstein to Kibris Newspaper

    November 5, 2014 - Acting Special Envoy Hochstein: "I had the chance to meet with Foreign Minister Kasoulides and Economy Minister Lakkotrypis. We had good discussions, we discussed the overall energy picture in Cyprus and in the region, as well as some of the current events and where we stand today. "  Full text »

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