102 Total Quotes

Sean McCormack Quotes

There are strong candidates ... with long records of support for human rights that voted in favor of the resolution creating the council. They should have an opportunity to run.
Sean McCormack
#Human Rights

The agreement follows months of hard work by the parties towards fulfilling their commitment to Secretary Rice made at events commemorating the Dayton Peace Accords on November 22, 2005.
Sean McCormack
#Agreement

She emphasized that Burma must undertake political and human rights reform.
Sean McCormack
#Human Rights

The people of Nepal deserve a democratic government that can return stability and peace to their country.
Sean McCormack
#Country

The government and people of Afghanistan are working diligently to build a sustainable market economy despite many challenges.
Sean McCormack
#Afghanistan

We would hope that the kind of cooperation that we have with Bolivia in fighting the production, transport and growing of illegal drugs continues. ... With respect to the production of coca, the growing of coca for production of illicit drugs, our policy on that is very clear.
Sean McCormack
#Cooperation

The Palestinian Authority needs to provide an atmosphere of calm and safety for the citizens of the Gaza Strip, that's important. It is the primary responsibility of any government entity to provide for the welfare of its citizens in terms of safety. Clearly we don't have that right now in Gaza.
Sean McCormack
#Authority

We are concerned and remain concerned that the (Uzbek) government is trying to silence human rights activists and media [with] intimidation as well as arrests. I think our views on freedom of speech are well known, so these are very troubling matters, very concerning for us.
Sean McCormack
#Government

I have seen more ink, more airtime given to Saddam Hussein's bogus allegations than I have to the voices of the victims in all of this.
Sean McCormack
#Allegations

In terms of Cuba, I understand that there has been an offer of medical personnel. I think it is an offer, along with some other offers of medical personnel, that we will continue to take a look at.
Sean McCormack
#Cuba

The voters of Germany have spoken. The United States will work with the German government on issues of common interest.
Sean McCormack
#Germany

As we have told both Russia and Ukraine, we support a move toward market pricing for energy but believe that such a change should be introduced over time rather than suddenly and unilaterally.
Sean McCormack
#Energy

This is not the agreement that they signed, and we'll give them some time to reflect on the agreement they signed.
Sean McCormack
#Agreement

Free expression of the will of the people through such elections is vital to Azerbaijan's future and to a strengthened US-Azerbaijani relationship,
Sean McCormack
#Elections

Free expression of the will of the people through such elections is vital to Azerbaijan's future and to a strengthened U.S.-Azerbaijani relationship.
Sean McCormack
#Elections

Free expression of the will of the people through such elections is vital to Azerbaijan's future and to a strengthened US-Azerbaijani relationship.
Sean McCormack
#Elections

The international community will not rest until we get to the bottom of who is responsible and see that those responsible are held to account for what they have done.
Sean McCormack
#Community

The law and our policies state that no money goes to terrorist organizations.
Sean McCormack
#Law

The secretary emphasized our conviction that the people of Hong Kong should determine the pace and scope of political reform in accordance with the Basic Law.
Sean McCormack
#Conviction

So there are projects that are continuing with USAID money during this period of the interim government, but there is also a review process that is ongoing that would cover proposed or new projects.
Sean McCormack
#Government

Along with free speech, with that type of freedom of expression, comes responsibilities. And we would condemn any acts of violence that might be associated with this issue.
Sean McCormack
#Expression

has talked about the need for reform in Uzbekistan. Very basically, the Uzbekistan government needs to trust its people.
Sean McCormack
#Government

We have made very clear to the government of Sudan that that kind of future behavior is just unacceptable.
Sean McCormack
#Behavior

For us, freedom of expression is at the core of our democracy, and it is something that we have shed blood for and treasure.
Sean McCormack
#Democracy

The United States will actively campaign on behalf of candidates genuinely committed to the promotion and protection of human rights and which will act as responsible members of this new body. We will also actively campaign against states that systematically abuse human rights.
Sean McCormack
#Human Rights

The arrests and harassment of pro-democracy activists violate their fundamental civil rights. The United States calls on the Government of Nepal to release these and other detained activists who have been held for voicing their opposition to autocratic rule in Nepal.
Sean McCormack
#Civil Rights

A lot of rhetoric without any action. That's what we have again here.
Sean McCormack
#Action

Successful implementation of the agreement will require a steadfast commitment to peace by all parties.
Sean McCormack
#Agreement

Our hearts go out to those who've lost loved ones and we wish a speedy recovery to those who were injured in these bomb blasts. At this point I don't have any information that any American citizens were affected by this, but again, we are still in the early moments of the aftermath of these bombings.
Sean McCormack
#Hearts

Both agreed that the next round of six-party talks should focus on issues related to the North's dismantlement of its nuclear programs and the verification of that dismantlement, ... They both agreed that the agreement signed in Beijing by the six parties was the binding text for parties, including on the question of light water reactors.
Sean McCormack
#Focus