All articles from: November, 2017

U.S. Statement at the WTO Trade Policy Review of Cambodia

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We appreciate the reports prepared by the WTO Secretariat and Government of Cambodia, which outline recent developments in Cambodia’s trade policies and practices.

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Press Statement on Riyadh Opposition Conference

We hope that all parties to the talks in Geneva will display the seriousness and flexibility to find a solution that can bring an end to this conflict and to the suffering of the Syrian people. We call in particular upon the Syrian regime now to enter into substantive negotiations in Geneva on the basis of UNSCR 2254.

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U.S. Statement on MOTAPM at the CCW Meeting of High Contracting Parties

The United States believes that hearing High Contracting Parties’ experiences regarding issues related to the convention is vital to our work.

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U.S. Opening Statement at the Meeting of the Parties of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

The United States places great importance in the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons as an international humanitarian law (IHL) treaty that brings together States with diverse security interests to discuss issues related to weapons that may be deemed to be excessively injurious or to have indiscriminate effects.

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Discussion on IEDs at the Meeting of the Parties of Amended Protocol II (CCW)

The U.S. recognizes the serious threat that improvised explosives devices (IEDs) present around the world and the need for coordinated action to combat that threat.

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Statements by the United States at the November 22, 2017, DSB Meeting

Statements by the United States as delivered in Geneva on November 22, 2017 at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body.

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U.S. Statement at the Opening of the 15th Special Session of the UNCC Governing Council

The United States would like to recognize and thank Iraq for its continued cooperation with the UNCC in fulfillment of its Security Council obligations.

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Secretary Tillerson: Efforts to Address Burma’s Rakhine State Crisis

After a careful and thorough analysis of available facts, it is clear that the situation in northern Rakhine state constitutes ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya.

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Secretary Tillerson’s Statement on Transgender Day of Remembrance

On Transgender Day of Remembrance, the United States honors the memory of the many transgender individuals who have lost their lives to acts of violence.

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U.S. Intervention at the Meeting of High Contracting Parties to CCW Protocol V on Explosive Remants of War

Mr. President, the United States has been a strong and steadfast supporter of international efforts to eradicate explosive remnants of war.

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