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Posted byon November 4, 2013 at 9:14 AM EST
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons announces it is now confident that no additional chemical agents or munitions can be produced in Syria.
Posted byon September 30, 2013 at 4:00 PM EST
The two leaders discuss ongoing negotiations with the Palestinian Authority; the situation in Syria; their shared commitment to a constructive relationship with Egypt; and their agreement that Iran must not possess a nuclear weapon.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 5:16 PM EST
Weekly Wrap Up: Talking Health Care, United Nations General Assembly, Memorial Service for Victims of the Navy Yard Shooting, and Vice President Biden Travels to Colorado.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 4:06 PM EST
President Obama and President Rouhani of Iran spoke on the phone regarding ongoing efforts to reach an agreement over Iran's nuclear program.
Posted byon September 25, 2013 at 9:32 AM EST
On September 23 and 24, President Obama joined Heads of State from all around the world at the opening of the 68th session of the U.N. General Assembly. The President’s speech to the General Assembly outlined the United States’ perspective on the challenges that the international community is confronting.
Posted byon September 24, 2013 at 5:40 PM EST
Posted byon September 21, 2013 at 5:20 PM EST
President Obama hosts a High Level Event on Supporting Civil Society in New York on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly.
Posted byon September 21, 2013 at 4:30 AM EST
President Obama says the economy is making progress five years after the worst recession since the Great Depression, but to avoid another crisis, Congress must meet two deadlines in the coming weeks: pass a budget by the end of the month to keep the government open, and raise the debt ceiling so America can pay its bills.
Posted byon September 18, 2013 at 1:50 PM EST
On Monday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon briefed members of the Security Council on the report of the United Nations Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria. The report concludes unequivocally that chemical weapons were used on a relatively large scale in the Ghouta area of Damascus on August 21, 2013, causing numerous casualties, particularly among civilians.
Posted byon September 14, 2013 at 4:30 AM EST
President Obama follows up on his speech to the nation on Tuesday and describes the possibility for a diplomatic solution in Syria, partially because of the credible threat of U.S. military force.