President Barack Obama, in a statement released in Washington, said the United States is particularly concerned about "the spread of restrictions on civil society, the growing use of law to curb rather than enhance freedom and widespread corruption that is undermining the faith of citizens in their governments." Link.
Notice the language here. It's not a direct quote, so we can't know whether Obammy said it exactly this way, but read carefully; "...the United States is..." I didn't know that a country could be concerned. Particularly.