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Security Advisor Susan Rice: Together, We Must Help South Sudan Implement the Peace Agreement

The United States is grateful for the constructive role played by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development and the African Union to secure an agreement.

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President Obama to Travel to New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary

On Thursday, August 27, the President will travel to New Orleans to meet with residents who have rebuilt their lives over the past 10 years since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on the Death of ISIL Deputy Leader Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali

Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali the second in command of the terrorist group ISIL, was killed in a U.S. military air strike on August 18 while traveling in a vehicle near Mosul, Iraq, along with an ISIL media operative known as Abu Abdullah.

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President Obama Calls President Francois Hollande of France after Thwarted Terrorist Attack

President Hollande expressed his gratitude for the actions taken yesterday by three brave young Americans, two of whom are members of the U.S. armed forces, in thwarting what could have been a terrible terrorist attack.

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Statement by the National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on the Peace Agreement in South Sudan

While the U.S. welcomes the signing of the South Sudan peace agreement, we are deeply disappointed that the Government of South Sudan refused to sign the agreement.

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Statement by the President: Well-Wishes for President Carter

We send our best wishes to President Carter for a fast and full recovery. Along with the rest of America, we are rooting for you.

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Statement by the Press Secretary on the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit

Nuclear terrorism is the most immediate and extreme threat to global security.

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Remarks by the President and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon After Bilateral Meeting

President Obama and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

The United Nations continues to stand working with the U.S. government. We really appreciate your strong leadership and support, and strong, generous humanitarian assistance to many places of conflict.

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Remarks by the President in Announcing the Clean Power Plan

President Obama announces the Clean Power Plan

Climate change is no longer just about the future that we’re predicting for our children or our grandchildren; it’s about the reality that we’re living with every day, right now.

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Fact Sheet: President Obama to Announce Historic Carbon Pollution Standards for Power Plants

The Clean Power Plan establishes the first-ever national standards to limit carbon pollution from power plants.

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