Daily Archives: September 16, 2015

Remarks by the President to the Business Roundtable

Business Roundtable HeadquartersWashington, D.C. 11:24 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, Randall, and thank you to everybody here at the Business Roundtable for having me today.  I’m just going to say a few words and then hopefully spend a lot of time taking your questions. Seven years ago today was one of the worst days in the

Press Releases: Press Availability With South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good morning, everybody. I apologize that we are running a little bit behind. There have been a couple of interrupting phone calls. And my distinguished guest, the Foreign Minister Mashabane, has been very understanding, and I appreciate that. I’m very, very pleased to welcome Foreign Minister Nkoana-Mashabane back to Washington, and her

Africa’s Energy Needs and the Potential Role of Nuclear Power

An increasing number of developing countries, including in Africa, are interested in adding nuclear power in their energy mix, the audience of an IAEA side event to the 59th IAEA General Conference heard today. “Access to nuclear power, technically and financially, is no longer limited to advanced economies,” said IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano, at

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 9/15/15

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room  12:53 P.M. EDT MR. EARNEST:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Nice to see you.  Let me do a quick announcement at the top and then we’ll go to your questions.   I just want to begin by noting that seven years ago today, Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, setting off the