All articles from: 2018

U.S. Statement on the Referendum in Burundi

The United States supports the Burundian people and hopes for a future in which they enjoy vibrant and sustainable economic growth, security, and fundamental freedoms.

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Remarks By HHS Secretary Alex Azar at the 71st World Health Assembly

HHS Secretary Alex Azar

Each of us represents individual nations, but we share many health challenges. By working together and remaining focused on our greatest cross-border health threats, we will make WHO the organization it needs to be to keep our world safe.

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An Unfair, Unfree Vote in Venezuela

The United States condemns the fraudulent election that took place in Venezuela on May 20.

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After the Deal: A New Iran Strategy

Secretary Pompeo: “We’ll continue to work with allies to counter the regime’s destabilizing activities in the region, block their financing of terror, and address Iran’s proliferation of missiles and other advanced weapons systems that threaten peace and stability. We will also ensure Iran has no path to a nuclear weapon — not now, not ever. Full Text»

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U.S. Explanation of Vote – HRC 28th Special Session on Gaza

The United States strongly and unequivocally opposes the proposal before us today, and we call for a vote on the resolution.

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Report of the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission in Syria Regarding an Alleged Incident in Saraqib, Syrian Arab Republic on 4 February 2018

The FFM “determined that chlorine, released from cylinders through mechanical impact, was likely used as a chemical weapon on 4 February 2018 in the Al Talil neighborhood of Saraqib.”

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U.S. Statement at the HRC Special Session on Gaza

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The United States remains concerned over the recent outbreak of violence along the Gaza fence.

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U.S. Statement on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

The United States stands for the protection of fundamental freedoms and universal human rights.

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U.S. Statement at UPR Review of Cuba’s Human Rights Record

U.S. Statement at the Universal Periodic Review of Cuba 30th Session May 16, 2018 As Prepared for Delivery Michele Roulbet The United States welcomes the Cuban delegation. The April presidential transition again robbed the Cuban people of any real choice in shaping their country’s future; the same actors are in charge, many just with different […]

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Ambassador Dennis Shea’s Statement at the WTO General Council

The United States appreciates the opportunity afforded by this agenda item to address concerns surrounding the functioning of the WTO’s dispute settlement system in general, and of the Appellate Body in particular.

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