All articles from: February, 2018

Request for Quotations for the provision, installation and maintenance of alarms sets for residential housing

Solicitation 19SZ3518Q0006 Install and Maintain Residential Alarm Systems

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U.S.-Funded Cranes Offloading Goods in Yemen

These cranes are offloading key supplies for the people of Yemen and will allow greater throughput of critical humanitarian assistance and goods.

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Statements by the United States at the February 9, 2018, DSB Meeting

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Statements by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body as delivered in Geneva on February 9, 2018.

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Escalation of Violence in Eastern Ghouta and Idlib, Syria

The United States is extremely concerned about escalating violence in Idlib, the Damascus suburbs of Eastern Ghouta, and other areas of Syria threatened by ongoing regime and Russian airstrikes.

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Presidential Elections Announced in Venezuela

The United States denounces the decision by Venezuela’s National Electoral Council to unilaterally advance presidential elections without guarantees to ensure free, fair, and internationally-validated elections.

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Statement by Ambassador Robert Wood to the Conference on Disarmament Regarding the Nuclear Posture Review


For years the United States has consistently pursued reductions in the number and role of nuclear weapons. Doing so was a policy priority highlighted in the 2010 NPR. However, since then certain other states have done the opposite.

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Nuclear Posture Review 2018 – NPR


On January 27, 2017, President Donald Trump directed Secretary of Defense James Mattis to initiate a new Nuclear Posture Review (NPR). The President made clear that his first priority is to protect the United States, allies, and partners. He also emphasized both the long-term goal of eliminating nuclear weapons and the requirement that the United […]

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Fact Sheet: Key Facts About New START Treaty Implementation

Through the Treaty’s verification regime, which includes short-notice, on-site inspections at New START Treaty-related bases and facilities, the United States is able to verify information about the strategic nuclear arsenal of the Russian Federation. The verification regime provides both countries insight into each other’s strategic nuclear delivery systems, warheads, and facilities.

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New START Treaty Central Limits Take Effect

The United States of America and the Russian Federation have implemented the Treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (New START Treaty) for seven years. February 5, 2018 marks the date that the Treaty’s central limits on each country’s strategic nuclear arsenal take effect.

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News Briefing on the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review

Welcome to the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review rollout, or as we refer to it here at the Pentagon, the NPR.

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