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Secretary Kerry’s Remarks following the International Syria Support Group Meeting in Munich

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Secretary Kerry: “We believe we have made progress on both the humanitarian front and the cessation of hostilities front. … This progress has the potential … to change the daily lives of the Syrian people.”

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President’s FY 2017 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of State and USAID

The President’s Budget request for the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) directly supports the National Security Strategy by helping to build and sustain a more secure, prosperous, and democratic world.

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FACT SHEET:  Preparing for and Responding to the Zika Virus at Home and Abroad

Since late last year, the Administration has been aggressively working to combat Zika, a virus primarily spread by mosquitoes that has recently been linked to birth defects and other concerning health outcomes.

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Statement by President Obama on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Thirteen years ago tomorrow, four first ladies in Africa came together and declared an International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C).

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The United States Strongly Condemns Missile Launch by the D.P.R.K.

The United States strongly condemns today’s missile launch by the D.P.R.K. — a flagrant violation of UN Security Council Resolutions related to the D.P.R.K. use of ballistic missile technology.

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Statement by President Obama on the Signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

For more than five years, a group of 12 countries have negotiated a forward-looking trade deal that sets new, high standards for trade and investment in one of the world’s fastest growing and most important regions. Today, these countries signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership – a new type of trade deal that puts American workers first.

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Fact Sheet: New U.S. Assistance to Respond to Syria Crisis

Secretary Kerry announced today that the United States is providing nearly $601 million in additional life-saving humanitarian assistance for those affected by the war in Syria.

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Remarks at the Ministerial Meeting of the Small Group of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL

So the challenge now, my friends, is pretty straightforward: to push ahead with a strategy that we have learned will work, and to do so relentlessly, giving Daesh no time to regroup, no place to run, no safe havens in which to hide.

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U.S. Statement at the Trade Policy Review of Morocco

The United States has been pleased to work with Morocco for over a decade to advance Morocco’s economic development through an enhanced bilateral trade and investment relationship.

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U.S. Statement on Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) Ministers Meeting in Davos

Launched in 2013, twenty-three parties are negotiating TISA, an agreement that will encompass state-of-the-art rules to promote fair and open trade across the full spectrum of service sectors – from telecommunications and technology to distribution and delivery services.

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