We're working hard to change the UN culture. Today's Security Council session on the Middle East still involved far too much Israel bashing, but we made real progress toward focusing on the real culprit in the region - Iran. #ANewDayAtTheUN
We enjoyed meeting with Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union, to discuss South Sudan and working together as partners to advance peace, security, and human rights across the continent.
"These peacekeepers are sent into vulnerable communities to protect the innocent, not to exploit or rape them. The United States has made it clear to the UN and all troop contributing countries that these abuses must stop."
“On Tuesday, the Assad regime launched yet another chemical attack on civilians, murdering innocent men, women, and children in the most gruesome way. Assad did this because he thought he could get away with it. He thought he could get away with it because he knew Russia would have his back. That changed last night..."
"The illegitimate Syrian government, led by a man with no conscience, has committed untold atrocities against his people for more than six years...If Russia has the influence in Syria that it claims to have, we need to see them use it. We need to see them put an end to these horrific acts. How many more children have to die before Russia cares?"