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  • Historic Nuclear Deal With Iran

    Historic Nuclear Deal With Iran

    Secretary Kerry (July 14): "Today, in announcing a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the United States, our P5+1 and EU partners, and Iran have taken a measurable step away from the prospect of nuclear proliferation, towards transparency and cooperation."

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  • 2015 U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue

    2015 U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue

    President Obama, flanked by Vice President Biden and Secretary Kerry, meets with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong, left, and China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi, second from left, at the conclusion of the seventh meeting of the U.S. China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, June 24, 2015, at Washington DC.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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  • U.S., Chinese Officials Meet in DC

    U.S., Chinese Officials Meet in DC

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and U.S. Ambassador to China Baucus participate in a working lunch with their Chinese co-chairs, State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Vice Premier Wang Yang, during the seventh U.S.-China S&ED at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on June 23, 2015.

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  • Ambassador Supports Special Olympics

    Ambassador Supports Special Olympics

    Ambassador Max Baucus and his wife Melodee Hanes attend 2015 Special Olympics East Asia Unity Gala fundraising dinner in Shanghai, June 12, 2015. (Photo: From left to right, Ambassador Max Baucus, Ms. Melodee Hanes and Hong Kong Special Olympics Athletes Director Mr. Sam Tam)

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  • Condolence Statement from Ambassador Baucus on the June 1 Tragedy
    My wife Melodee and I want to extend our heartfelt condolences to the people of China who lost their loved ones in the tragic June 1 ferry sinking in the Yangtze River. We are praying for you in these trying times.” – Ambassador Max Baucus
  • Ambassador Baucus commemorates the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
    On Sunday, we marked the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT). IDAHOT is a day to celebrate the advances we’ve made toward equality and justice for our lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender neighbors, family members, co-workers, and fellow citizens. It is also a day to examine the steps we can take to end discrimination and to commit ourselves to that work.
  • Joint Press Availability With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi
    SECRETARY KERRY: Well, thank you very much, Minister Wang. I’m really delighted to be back in China and I thank you very much for your generous welcome today. You and your colleagues have gotten our trip off to a very constructive beginning and I appreciate the comments you made about the importance of dialogue and the importance of working through disagreements, and mostly building on the areas where we agree that great progress can be made.
  • Remarks by Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Robert W. Holleyman II to the New Democrat Network
    Thank you, Representative Kind, for that warm introduction, and for your leadership of the New Democrat Coalition. The Coalition’s American Prosperity Agenda recognizes the role that smart economic policy can play in sharpening the competitive edge that makes America home to the world’s finest innovators. Your commitment to advancing polices to ensure that the Internet remains open, free, and a platform for global innovation is something that we at USTR share. It is also a key impetus for many of the digital economy initiatives I will describe today.
  • Readout of Secretary Johnson's Trip to China
    BEIJING – On April 9-10, 2015, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson visited Beijing in the People’s Republic of China. The purpose of the trip was to discuss issues of shared concern including counterterrorism, customs, immigration, cybersecurity, and maritime security, in advance of President Xi Jinping’s 2015 visit to the United States. Chinese Minster of Public Security Guo Shengkun hosted Secretary Johnson’s visit, and it included meetings with Secretary of Political and Legal Affairs Meng Jianzhu, Minister of the Cyberspace Administration of China Lu Wei, and Minister of the General Administration of China Customs Yu Guangzhou.
  • Fact Sheet: Meeting between U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and China's Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun
    On April 9, 2015, in Beijing, State Councilor and Minister of Public Security of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Guo Shengkun and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met for the first time to discuss homeland security and law enforcement cooperation. Secretary Johnson and Minster Guo held a candid and in-depth exchange of ideas regarding the enhancement of cooperation on topics of mutual interest and concern.
  • Remarks By Secretary Of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson: "To Protect And Serve The Public"
    Good morning. It is an honor for me to speak here. This is my first trip to the People's Republic of China. I am here to visit with leaders of your government to discuss a number of subjects that are important to both our countries. I am pleased with the warm reception I have received in China, and I believe there are a number of subjects on which we can find common ground, and on which our two great countries can work together. We must do this, to build a better and safer world.
  • Samantha Power: Statement on the Conditional Release of Chinese Women's Rights Activists
    The United States notes China’s decision to conditionally release Wu Rongrong, Wei Tingting, Wang Man, Zheng Churan and Li Tingting, also known as the “Beijing+20 Five.” We remain concerned that the women are still being considered criminal suspects, and may be subjected to further detention, restrictions, and interrogation.
  • Statement on the Conditional Release of Chinese Women's Rights Activists
    The United States notes China’s decision to conditionally release Wu Rongrong, Wei Tingting, Wang Man, Zheng Churan and Li Tingting, also known as the “Beijing+20 Five.” We remain concerned that the women are still being considered criminal suspects, and may be subjected to further detention, restrictions, and interrogation.

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