UN Truce Expiration in Yemen

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON OCTOBER 3, 2022   The United States expresses its deep concern that the UN-mediated truce in Yemen expired on October 2 without the parties reaching agreement to extend it.  Yemeni men, women, and children have experienced the tangible benefits provided by the truce: the longest period of calm since the war began, a dramatic reduction in …

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G7 Foreign Ministers’ Statement on the Illegal Annexation of Sovereign Ukrainian Territory

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 30, 2022   The text of the following statement was released by the G7 foreign ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, and the High Representative of the European Union. Begin Text We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, …

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Secretary Blinken’s Call with UN Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 30, 2022   The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with UN Special Envoy Hans Grundberg to express the United States’ strong support for the UN Special Envoy’s efforts to extend and expand the UN-mediated truce in Yemen, which expires October 2. The Secretary …

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Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding the Terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan, Somalia, and Yemen

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2018 Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding the Terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan, Somalia, and Yemen We condemn in the strongest terms the cowardly terrorist attacks in Afghanistan, Somalia, and Yemen, which have claimed dozens of innocent lives. We extend our deepest sympathies …

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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Saudi-Led Coalition Expanding Humanitarian Efforts in Yemen

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2018 Statement by the Press Secretary on the Saudi-Led Coalition Expanding Humanitarian Efforts in Yemen The United States welcomes the Saudi-led coalition’s efforts to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. The coalition released a humanitarian operations plan on January 22, 2018, and …

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Department Press Briefing – November 9, 2017

Title: Department Press Briefing – November 9, 2017 Department Press Briefing November 9, 2017 3:01 p.m. EST Briefer: Heather Nauert, Spokesperson MS NAUERT: In terms of Yemen, one of the issues that the Secretary has followed closely is the humanitarian situation in Yemen. We’ve seen tremendous food shortages in Yemen. We’ve talked about how this is …

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