Establishment of the Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy

The Department is pleased to announce that the Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy (CDP) began operations today. A key piece of Secretary Blinken’s modernization agenda, the CDP bureau will address the national security challenges, economic opportunities, and implications for U.S. values associated with cyberspace, digital technologies, and digital policy. The CDP bureau includes three policy units: International Cyberspace Security, International Information …

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: SelectUSA Investment Summit June 26-29, 2022

Please consider attending the annual SelectUSA Investment Summit at National Harbor, Maryland on June 26-29, 2022.  Registration is now open!  The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the highest-profile event in the United States dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment. The 2022 SelectUSA Investment Summit will provide exciting opportunities for investors from all markets and convenes economic developers across the United …

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The United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of Ukraine

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 27, 2022 Our partnership with the people of Ukraine is steadfast and enduring, and we are focused on Ukraine’s urgent humanitarian needs as an important part of our response to Russia’s premeditated, unprovoked, and unjustified attack.  It is with the welfare of ordinary Ukrainians in mind that we are announcing the provision …

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Joint Statement on Further Restrictive Economic Measures

We, the leaders of the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States condemn Putin’s war of choice and attacks on the sovereign nation and people of Ukraine. We stand with the Ukrainian government and the Ukrainian people in their heroic efforts to resist Russia’s invasion. Russia’s war represents an …

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Remarks by President Biden on Russia’s Unprovoked and Unjustified Attack on Ukraine

SPEECHES AND REMARKS FEBRUARY 24, 2022 East Room 1:43 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Sorry to keep you waiting. Good afternoon. The Russian military has begun a brutal assault on the people of Ukraine without provocation, without justification, without necessity. This is a premeditated attack. Vladimir Putin has been planning this for months, as I’ve been …

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Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN General Assembly Debate on the Situation in the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield U.S. Representative to the United Nations New York, New York February 23, 2022 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. Member States of the United Nations, we stand at a crossroads in the history of this body. On Monday, President Putin announced that Russia would recognize as “independent states” the so-called DNR and …

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Joint Statement of the Fifth United States-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue

The following statement was released by United States Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Kuwaiti Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah. Begin text: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah concluded the …

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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Al-Sabah

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 17, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah.  The Secretary expressed gratitude to the Government of Kuwait for helping to facilitate the transit of U.S. citizens and Embassy Kabul personnel through Kuwait and underscored the …

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American Citizen Services Newsletter

We are pleased to present our inaugural issue of the American Citizen Services (ACS) newsletter, The Diwaniya Digest. Articles in this issue include: A Message from Ambassador Romanowski Virtual Town Hall for U.S. Citizens Recap Consular Services Available Extension of Kuwait Tourist Visas 2020 Elections: Voting from Kuwait Embassy Holiday Calendar Coping with Stress You …

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Quilting through a Pandemic

By Jamie Etheridge Quilting is a communal activity, one that takes time, patience and collaboration. During the lockdown period, members of the US Embassy in Kuwait community came together to create a beautiful handstitched quilt. The aim: to commemorate the pandemic, to remind all those who visit that during the crisis, people could still come …

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The partnership between the US & Kuwait grows stronger, even during the COVID outbreak.

The partnership between the US & Kuwait grows stronger, even during the COVID outbreak. In an unprecedented event, two U.S. military medical and dental professionals are now licensed to practice in Kuwait.‬ This is a major step towards the interoperability of our militaries and serves to stengthen a histotically cooperative relationship.

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U.S. Ambassador Alina L. Romanowski’s Remarks IPR Workshop/Art Exhibition

Assalamu aleykum jemeean.  Abdulaziz, Thank you for the kind introduction. Distinguished guests, good evening.  I would like to thank Reconnaissance Research and the Den Gallery for organizing this important first-ever event. It is a pleasure for me to be here to show my support, and the support of the U.S. Embassy, for Kuwaiti artists. Earlier …

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Discover America Week 2019

Calendar of Events October 30 – November 9, 2019   Wednesday, October 30 and Thursday October 31 8:00 – 10:00 pm: American Barbeque and Music event at the Jumeirah Hotel  * Open to the public Jumeirah is offering 25% discount for American citizens and 30% for American soldier  in Pepper restaurant and Pool BBQ – Reservation is required …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Amman, Cairo, Manama, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Riyadh, Muscat, and Kuwait City

Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Press Statement by Robert Palladino, Deputy Spokesperson January 4, 2019 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Amman, Jordan; Cairo, Egypt; Manama, Bahrain; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Doha, Qatar; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Muscat, Oman; and Kuwait City, Kuwait January 8-15. The Secretary …

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