Washington, DC - Acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to Brussels, Belgium from April 26-27, to lead the U.S. delegation to the NATO Foreign Ministerial. The Acting Secretary will meet with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and join NATO Allies to discuss preparations for the NATO Summit that Heads of State and Government will attend in July.

Washington, DC - The United States supports a comprehensive settlement of the Transnistria conflict, and we welcome this week’s agreement to allow vehicles from Transnistria to legally travel on roads outside of Moldova. This will bring real benefits to the lives of people on both sides of the Nistru River.

Washington, DC - The coming days represent a historic moment for the people of Armenia and its elected leaders, as they embark on the process of forming a new government.

Toronto, Canada: Acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Japanese Foreign Minister Kono today, on the margins of the G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Toronto, Canada to discuss issues of regional and global concern.

Washington, DC - Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, will be in Paris April 26-27, to lead the U.S. Department of State delegation at the Ministerial Conference to Combat the Financing of Terrorism. The Ministerial’s goals are to strengthen international understanding of terrorist financing networks, increase implementation of terrorist financing laws and regulations, build international cooperation, and serve as a platform to discuss opportunities and challenges arising from new technology.

Washington, DC - The United States government regrets the loss of life and injuries suffered in Nicaragua during protests by its citizens. We condemn the violence and the excessive force used by police and others against civilians who are exercising their constitutional right to freedom of expression and assembly.