Press Releases

Dec 02, 2011 06:50 EST The White House The United States and the European Union are committed to ensuring that our partnership brings greater prosperity and security to our 800 million citizens and to working together to address global challenges.  Our shared values and experience will enable us tospur economic recovery and job creation; buttress transitions to democracy in the Middle East and North Africa; and, protect our citizens.

Nov 24, 2011 04:13 EST The White House I welcome today’s action by the Yemeni government and the opposition to sign a political agreement brokered by the Gulf Cooperation Council to form a government of national unity within 14 days and hold early presidential elections within 90 days.  In particular, the United States welcomes President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s decision to transfer executive powers immediately to the Vice President...