Washington, DC - The following is a joint statement on Libya by the Governments of the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, and the United Kingdom.

Washington, DC - The United States strongly condemns the January 20 aerial bombing of the Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) hospital in Frandala, Southern Kordofan by the Sudan Armed Forces. Targeted attacks by the Government of Sudan against civilians and humanitarian workers in conflict zones demonstrate the government’s disregard for the wellbeing of its people and its international obligations.

Washington, DC - The United States welcomes reports of six journalists released on bail in Eritrea. We note with deep concern that the government continues to detain other journalists, reportedly as many as 17.

Washington, DC - The United States is troubled by reports of President Hadi and his cabinet’s resignation. At this time, it is critical that all sides avoid violence.

Washington, DC - The United States warmly welcomes the launch of grassroots consultations in the Central African Republic (CAR). As teams travel throughout the country and to neighboring nations where citizens of CAR have sought refuge, they will listen to the voices of all of the people of CAR, and thereby help move the nation away from violence and conflict and forward toward unity, prosperity, and peace.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "This is a sad day. The United States has lost a friend, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East, and the world has lost a revered leader. King Abdullah was a man of wisdom and vision.