Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson co-hosts the Vancouver Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula

Co-hosts United States Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson and Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland convened the Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula on January 16, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia to discuss the global threat of a nuclearized Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and investigate options ...
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Opening Remarks by Secretary Tillerson at the Vancouver Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula

Remarks With Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, and UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson At the Vancouver Foreign Ministers’ Meeting On Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Vancouver Convention Centre Vancouver, Canada January 16, 2018 FOREIGN MINISTER FREELAND: So ...
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Remarks by Secretary Tillerson with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland at a Press Availability

Press Availability Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Vancouver, Canada January 16, 2018   FOREIGN MINISTER FREELAND: Sorry to be a bit late. We had a lot we had to pack into the day. And thanks to everyone for joining us. I’d like to begin by acknowledging that the land on which we gather is ...
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Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson visits Ottawa

Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson traveled to Ottawa on December 19 at the invitation of Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland for his first official visit to Canada as Secretary of State. Discussions covered U.S.-Canadian coordination on a range of global and regional topics, including the threat posed by North Korea and the situation in Venezuela. Secretary Tillerson ...
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Remarks by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland at a Press Availability

As delivered. FOREIGN MINISTER FREELAND: Okay. Hi, everybody. Great to see everyone here. Before I begin, I’d like to extend Canada’s thoughts and condolences to our American guests in light of the terrible train derailment in Washington state. We extend our sympathies to those who lost loved ones and wish a full and swift recovery to ...
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Remarks by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Mission Canada Personnel

As delivered. It wasn’t in my remarks to hit the button and make it go green. It’s green now. (Laughter.) Well, let me say again how much we appreciate – (laughter) – all of you and our folks across the countries in how you represent us and the important role you play across this vast ...
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Statement by Secretary Tillerson on the Rescue of Caitlan Coleman, Joshua Boyle, and Their Family from Terrorist Captivity

The United States government, working in conjunction with the Government of Pakistan, has secured the release of the Boyle-Coleman family from captivity in Pakistan. In 2012, U.S. citizen Caitlan Coleman and Canadian citizen Joshua Boyle were taken hostage by the Haqqani network. Their three children were subsequently born in captivity.  Today they are safe and ...
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Secretary Tillerson Meets With Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland and Mexican Foreign Secretary Videgaray

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted a working breakfast this morning with Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Relations Luis Videgaray at the Department of State in Washington, D.C.
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Secretary Tillerson and Secretary Mattis meet with Minister Freeland and Minister Sajjan

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis recently hosted Canadian Ministers Chrystia Freeland and Harjit Sajjan in Washington for policy discussions at the Department of State.
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Secretary Tillerson Intervention Remarks to NATO Foreign Ministerial

Republished from www.state.gov .  Good morning, Secretary General and my fellow ministers, and thank you for the opportunity to speak. Let me be very clear at the outset of my remarks: the U.S. commitment to NATO is strong and this Alliance remains the bedrock for transatlantic security. This Alliance was forged from the ashes of World ...
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United States-Canada Joint Arctic Leaders’ Statement

President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau are proud to launch actions ensuring a strong, sustainable and viable Arctic economy and ecosystem.
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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC November 25, 2016 On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the United States reaffirms our belief that gender-based violence is never acceptable, that women and girls have the right to live free from violence, and that countries are stronger when homes, neighborhoods, and communities ...
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President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

We’ve been making steady progress to drawing attention to the crime of trafficking, we’re mobilizing resources unprecedented to fight it, and obviously, I hope everybody here will make sure that we’ll make the efforts necessary to make further gains and build on the past successes. Read Secretary Kerry’s remarks at the annual meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (PITF) on state.gov !
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Achieving Carbon Neutral Growth in the Airline Industry

“Today the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) adopted an unprecedented global market-based measure (MBM) that puts the international aviation industry on a path toward sustainable, carbon-neutral growth. It builds on over a decade of work by the United States and other ICAO Member States to reduce international aviation emissions by developing new technologies, improved operations, ...
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Presidential Memorandum on Climate Change and National Security

"This memorandum establishes a framework and directs Federal departments and agencies (agencies) to perform certain functions to ensure that climate change-related impacts are fully considered in the development of national security doctrine, policies, and plans."
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Statement by the President on the Occasion of Eid al-Adha

Republished from whitehouse.gov . Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to Muslims across our country and around the world who are celebrating Eid al-Adha. This special holiday is a time to honor the sacrifice, resolve, and commitment to God demonstrated by Abraham.  It marks the end of the pilgrimage of Hajj performed each year by ...
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Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Today, as we reflect on the courage and commitment of all who made this achievement possible, let us renew our obligation to extend the promise of the American dream to all our people, and let us recommit to building a world free of unnecessary barriers and full of deeper understanding of those living with disabilities.
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Honoring the Victims of the Attack in Dallas, Texas

"As a mark of respect for the victims of the attack on police officers perpetrated on Thursday, July 7, 2016, in Dallas, Texas, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the ...
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North American Leaders’ Summit Press Conference

"This is my fourth North American Leaders' Summit, and the first that Canada is hosting in nearly a decade. And this reflects the new commitment that Prime Minister Trudeau has brought to our shared vision of a strong and integrated North America. "
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Trilateral M.O.U. Promoting Women’s Entrepreneurship and the Growth of Women-Owned Enterprises in North America

At NALS 2016, the United States, Canada and Mexico signed a memorandum of understanding welcoming Canada into the MUSEIC Women’s Entrepreneurship Subcommittee.
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United States Key Deliverables for the 2016 North American Leaders’ Summit

Today President Obama met in Ottawa, Canada with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada and President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico for the North American Leaders' Summit.
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Leaders’ Statement on a North American Climate, Clean Energy, and Environment Partnership

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Barack Obama, and President Enrique Peña Nieto share a common commitment to a competitive, low-carbon and sustainable North American economy and society.
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Joint Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada and the President

Given the great importance of the softwood lumber industry to the economies of the United States and Canada, on March 10, 2016, we instructed the United States Trade Representative and the Canadian Minister of International Trade to intensively explore all options and report back on the key features that would address the issue.
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North American Climate, Clean Energy, and Environment Partnership Action Plan

The North American Climate, Energy, and Environment Partnership was announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Barack Obama, and President Enrique Peña Nieto on June 29, 2016, at the North American Leaders Summit in Ottawa, Canada.
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Commerce Secretary to Join President Obama at the North American Leaders’ Summit

On Wednesday, June 29, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will join President Obama in Canada at the North American Leaders’ Summit (NALS), hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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President Obama at the 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit

"If you could choose any place and time to invest your business’s precious resources, I believe you’d choose right here, right now. If you choose a place to expand your portfolio, to place your bets, to open up a plant, to start building the next great new business or service, you would select the USA."
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G-7 Summit

We, the leaders of the G7, met in Ise-Shima on 26 and 27 May 2016 to address major global economic and political challenges. Global growth remains moderate and below potential, while risks of weak growth persist. Escalated geo-political conflicts, terrorism and refugee flows complicate the global economic environment. The rise of violent extremism, terrorist attacks ...
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Statement of the International Syria Support Group

Meeting in Vienna on May 17, 2016, as the International Syria Support Group (ISSG), the Arab League, Australia, Canada, China, Egypt, the European Union, France, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, The Netherlands, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United ...
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Statement from Ambassador Bruce Heyman on President Obama’s Upcoming Visit to Canada

"I am pleased to announce that President Obama will travel to Ottawa on June 29 for the North American Leaders' Summit, where he will meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico."
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President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada at State Dinner

"This visit has been a celebration of the values that we share. We, as a peoples, are committed to the principles of equality and opportunity -- the idea that if you work hard and play by the rules, you can make it if you try, no matter what the circumstances of your birth, in both ...
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Canadian State Visit Spousal Event

"Canada is truly one of America’s strongest and closest friends and allies. Our husbands spoke very eloquently today about that friendship. And the President and I are truly honored to have Prime Minister Trudeau and Mrs. Grégoire-Trudeau here today."
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FACT SHEET: United States-Canada Relationship

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mrs. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau in Washington, D.C. on March 10 for an Official Visit and a State Dinner at the White House. The visit is a hallmark of the deep friendship and extraordinary cooperation between our two countries. The United States ...
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U.S.-Canadian Relations: A Profound Alliance

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mrs. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau in Washington, D.C. on March 10 for an Official Visit and a State Dinner at the White House. The visit is a hallmark of the deep friendship and extraordinary cooperation between our neighboring countries.
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U.S.-Canada Joint Statement on Climate, Energy, and Arctic Leadership

President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau share a common vision of a prosperous and sustainable North American economy, and the opportunities afforded by advancing clean growth.
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North American Foreign Ministers Meeting

"Our three countries are neighbors and allies, and we are brought together by shared borders, we are strengthened by common values, and we are united in our commitment to build a more competitive, prosperous, and secure continent."
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North American Foreign Ministers Ministerial Preview

"What's on the agenda today are issues that concern North America -- competitiveness, prosperity, environment -- but also the issues that we think we can work most closely to advance and model in terms of behavior and leadership around the world."
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Secretary of State John Kerry’s Travel to Canada

Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Quebec City, Canada, on January 29 for the North American Foreign Ministerial Meeting. Secretary Kerry will meet with Foreign Minister Stephane Dion of Canada and Foreign Minister Claudia Ruiz Massieu of Mexico in a trilateral setting to advance our shared economic, security, and political agenda regionally and ...
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Statement from U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman on the Official Visit of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman today issued the following statement: “I am pleased to announce that President Obama and the First Lady will welcome Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, to the White House for an Official Visit with a State Dinner on Thursday, March 10, 2016. The visit will ...
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Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada After Bilateral Meeting

PRESIDENT OBAMA: It is a great pleasure to have our first formal sit-down between myself and Prime Minister Trudeau. Obviously there are no closer friends that we have than the Canadians. And we share values, we share culture. The ties between our people are extraordinary. We are NATO Allies, and across the board, our interests ...
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President’s Call with Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada

The President spoke by phone today with Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada to express his deep appreciation for his commitment to the United States-Canada relationship during his time as Prime Minister. The two leaders noted the progress on trade and security that 6½ years of close cooperation has produced. In particular, they noted the ...
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Readout of President’s Call with Prime Minister-Designate Justin Trudeau of Canada

The President spoke by phone today with Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau of Canada to congratulate him on the Liberal Party’s victory in the October 19 elections. The two leaders agreed on the importance of deepening the already strong United States-Canada relationship and committed to strengthening the countries’ joint efforts to promote trade, combat terrorism, and ...
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Secretary Kerry Visits Ottawa

On October 28th, Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Ottawa to conduct a series of bilateral meetings and to convey condolences to senior Canadian officials following last week’s attacks in Canada. Secretary Kerry’s first stop was a visit to the National War Memorial with Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird where the Secretary participated in ...
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Secretary Kerry Travels to Canada

Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Ottawa, Canada, on October 28 for a series of bilateral meetings and to convey condolences to senior Canadian officials following last week’s attacks in Canada. He will also express America’s solidarity with the Canadian people, reaffirming the close friendship and alliance between our countries. The Secretary will ...
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Readout of the President’s Call to Prime Minister Harper of Canada

President Obama spoke by phone with Prime Minister Stephen Harper to express the American people’s solidarity with Canada in the wake of attacks on Canadian Forces in Quebec on October 20 and in Ottawa on October 22. President Obama condemned these outrageous attacks, and reaffirmed the close friendship and alliance between our people. The President ...
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