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Jan. 17: Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes reviewed President Obama's foreign policy and national security record during a briefing at the Washington Foreign Press Center. Full Text» Video»

Secretary Kerry (Dec. 22): "Happy 70th birthday to the Foreign Press Center. You know, as I enter the final weeks of my tenure as Secretary of State, I wanted to congratulate the center and all of you for your hard work in reporting on the United States and world affairs." Full Text» Video»

12/21: National Security Council Senior Director for Asian Affairs Daniel Kritenbrink previewed President Obama’s December 27 meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Washington Foreign Press Center. Full Text» Video»

11/8: Columbia and New York University professors led a briefing at the New York Foreign Press Center on U.S. foreign policy and the global challenges that will confront the next administration. Full Text» Video»

11/8: Allan and Sherri Rivlin of Zen Political Research Center led a briefing at the Washington Foreign Press Center. Full Text» Video»

The United States Department of State has Foreign Press Centers in Washington, D.C. and New York. The Foreign Press Centers support U.S. policies by helping foreign media cover the U.S. Their goal is to promote the depth, accuracy, and balance of foreign reporting from the U.S., by providing direct access to authoritative American information sources.

Washington Foreign Press Center
National Press Building
529 14th Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20045
Phone: (202) 504-6300

New York Foreign Press Center
799 U.N. Plaza, 10th Floor
New York, New York 10017
Phone: (646) 282-2830