“Although words do pale, yet we must speak. We must strive to understand. We must teach the lessons of the Holocaust. And most of all, we ourselves must remember."
President Donald Trump recently welcomed NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to the White House to discuss strengthening the Alliance, including through increased defense spending by Allies.
Ambassador Haley urged Russia to “join forces with the overwhelming number of countries that are pushing for a political solution in Syria.
“The United States is committed to ensuring NATO has the capabilities to support our collective defense."
Russia’s ongoing hostility in Eastern Ukraine and occupation of Crimea is compromising the shared vision of a Europe that is whole, free, and at peace, said U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
“The United States condemns this reprehensible…act of violence. Our thoughts and prayers are with the injured and with the Russian people as we extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones who have been killed and injured."
The United States strongly condemns the detention of hundreds of peaceful protesters throughout Russia on March 26.
Russia's human rights abuses continue to be a serious problem, according to the latest State Department human rights report.
It’s been three years since Russia seized and occupied Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula.
“We call once more on the Russian Government to ensure that those responsible for Boris Nemtsov’s killing are brought to justice.”
The United States is monitoring the growing violence in eastern Ukraine, and is concerned by the failure of combined-Russian separatist forces to honor the ceasefire.