All articles from: August, 2015

Ambassador Robert Wood: Space Security – A Perspective from the United States

A secure outer space environment is vital to each of our nations’ securities, foreign policies, global economic interests, and the daily lives of our citizens.

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U.S. and Gabon co-host the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in Libreville

The 2015 Forum will celebrate the recent reauthorization and the important role of women, civil society, and the private sector in promoting trade, expanding inclusive and sustainable economic growth, and generating prosperity.

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John Kerry’s Statement on the Occasion of Ukraine’s National Day

The United States has been a steadfast partner and friend of Ukraine since your Parliament approved the Act of Independence on this date in 1991.

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Release of Prisoners in Belarus

The United States welcomes the release from prison in Belarus of six political prisoners as being a positive development for the people of Belarus and an important step toward normalizing relations with the United States.

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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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Job Announcement: Refugee Program Specialist

The U.S. Mission in Geneva is seeking an individual for the position of Refugee Program Specialist for the Humanitarian Affairs Office.

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Urgent Need for Political Dialogue in Burundi

The crisis in Burundi, sparked by President Nkurunziza’s decision to pursue a third term in violation of the Arusha Agreement, is not over.

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Chargé d’Affaires ad interim Theodore Allegra

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Theodore Allegra is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister-Counselor; he began his current position at the U.S. Mission in Geneva in August 2015.

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Fact Sheet: U.S. Security Cooperation with Iraq

The United States is committed to building a strategic partnership with Iraq and the Iraqi people.

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Secretary Kerry’s Statement on World Humanitarian Day

Today we salute the unsung heroes who venture out to some of the most dangerous places on earth and risk their lives to save others.

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