All articles from: July, 2017

The United States Reaffirms Support for Cypriot Unification

The United States is disappointed the Conference on Cyprus in Crans Montana, Switzerland, has closed without an agreement.

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Conclusion of UN Negotiations on a Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons

The United States is fully committed to responsible nonproliferation and disarmament efforts and to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

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U.S. Welcomes Transfer of Leopoldo Lopez to House Arrest in Venezuela

This is a significant step in the right direction by the government of Venezuela. We reiterate our call for the full restoration of Mr. Lopez’s liberty and his political rights.

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Purchase of a Cherry Picker

The U.S. Mission Geneva has a requirement to purchase a Cherry Picker for his chancery in Chambesy, Geneva.

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U.S. Deeply Concerned by Detention of Prominent Human Rights Defenders

Persistent curbs on freedom of expression erode the foundations of democratic society. More voices, not fewer, are necessary in challenging times.

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U.S. Statement at the WTO Trade Policy Review of the European Union

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The U.S. economic relationship with the EU is immensely valuable to the U.S. economy, and is indeed a critical pillar of the global economy.

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Remarks by Chargé Theodore Allegra at 4th of July Celebration

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The theme of our event this year is the culture of New Orleans — La Nouvelle-Orleans. And what a fitting theme it is for international Geneva!

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The United States Condemns an Unacceptable Assault on Venezuela’s National Assembly

This violence, perpetrated during the celebration of Venezuela’s independence, is an assault on the democratic principles cherished by the men and women who struggled for Venezuela’s independence 206 years ago today.

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Statement From Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson on the Current Situation in Syria

While there are no perfect options for guaranteeing stability, we must explore all possibilities for holding the line against the resurgence of ISIS or other terrorist groups.

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U.S. Strongly Condemns DPRK’s Launch of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

Secretary Tillerson: “Testing an ICBM represents a new escalation of the threat to the United States, our allies and partners, the region, and the world.”

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