All articles from: February, 2017

Second Anniversary of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov

On February 27, 2015, Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was assassinated just outside the Kremlin. Today, United States Ambassador to Russia John Tefft visited the Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge to honor Nemtsov’s memory.

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Announcement: Gardening Services

The U.S. Mission Geneva has a requirement for gardening services in one of our official residences in Bellevue (Geneva) Switzerland with a lawn size of about 11,000 sq. m.

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United States Condemns Attack on Special Monitoring Missions in Eastern Ukraine

We call on Russia and the separatist forces it backs to immediately observe the cease-fire, withdraw all heavy weapons, and allow full and unfettered access to the OSCE monitors.

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Joint Statement by Rex Tillerson and John Kelly on Bilateral Discussions in Mexico City

Joint Statement by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly on Bilateral Discussions in Mexico City

Our conversations covered the full range of bilateral issues. We reaffirmed our close cooperation on economic and commercial issues such as energy, legal migration, security, education exchanges, and people-to-people ties.

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Statement by the United States at the February 20, 2017, DSB Meeting

Statement by the United States at the February 20, 2017, World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body Meeting.

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U.S. Press Statement on Declaration of Famine in South Sudan

An estimated 5.5 million people—nearly half of South Sudan’s population—will face life-threatening hunger this year.

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Venezuela: Political Prisoners Should be Released Immediately

The Venezuelan government continues to arrest and imprison citizens from across Venezuelan society for their political beliefs. Currently, more than 100 such individuals are in prison.

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Recent Killings in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The United States is deeply concerned by video footage that appears to show elements of the armed forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo summarily executing civilians, including women and children.

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Secretary Tillerson’s Meeting with Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China Wang Yi

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 17, 2017 The below is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Mark Toner: Today, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met for the first time with Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China Wang Yi. Secretary Tillerson and Minister Wang noted the recent call between leaders and discussed efforts […]

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SOAS Students Visit the U.S. Mission

SOAS Students Visit US Mission

The group engaged in a discussion on the unique role of the Mission in implementing multilateral policy.

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