Respect for human rights is an integral aspect of the bilateral relationship that cannot be separated out.
The press freedom advocacy organization, The Committee to Protect Journalists, has called Iran “the world’s worst jailer” of journalists
The United States and Afghanistan have signed a historic agreement “that defines a new kind of relationship between our countries."
The United States is deeply concerned by the continuing unrest in Mali and the latest round of violence there.
Ms. Tymoshenko is serving a seven year sentence in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv.
It is estimated that one million civilians are still in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.