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Diplomacy in Action

Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson hosted the delegation from the Cuban government led by Josefina Vidal, Director General of the U.S. Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for the fourth round of talks to re-establish diplomatic relations and re-open embassies. Full Text» Video»

5/21: Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel R. Russel provides a readout to foreign media at the Washington Foreign Press Center on Secretary Kerry’s recent travel to Beijing, Seoul and Seattle. Full Text» Video»

5/20: Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz previews the Upcoming Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas Ministerial (ECPA) and Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) with foreign media at the Washington Foreign Press Center. Full Text» Video»

5/5: National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) scientists Dr. Jeff Key and Dr. Ed Farley brief media at the Washington Foreign Press Center on Climate Change in the Arctic. Full Text» Video»

5/4: Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce H. Andrews briefed foreign media at the Washington Foreign Press Center on the upcoming Department of Commerce Cybersecurity Trade Mission to Romania and Poland. Full Text» Video»


The United States Department of State has Foreign Press Centers in Washington, D.C. and New York. The Foreign Press Centers support U.S. policies by helping foreign media cover the U.S. Their goal is to promote the depth, accuracy, and balance of foreign reporting from the U.S., by providing direct access to authoritative American information sources.


Washington Foreign Press Center
National Press Building
529 14th Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20045
Phone: (202) 504-6300

New York Foreign Press Center
799 U.N. Plaza, 10th Floor
New York, New York 10017
Phone: (646) 282-2830