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Venezuela: Illegitimate Parallel Institutions

The United States condemns the Venezuelan government’s latest anti-democratic action: requiring newly elected governors to submit to the illegitimate Constituent Assembly to be sworn into office.

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Opening remarks at 83RD UNCC

The United Nations Compensation Commission is considered a model for post-conflict reconstruction and reconciliation, demonstrating the value and importance of international law.

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Secretary Tillerson’s Remarks at the UN Security Council Session on Nuclear Non-Proliferation

“Ultimately, we each have a sovereign responsibility to ensure that we keep the world safe from nuclear warfare, the aftermath of which will transgress all borders. The United States will continue … to work to halt the proliferation of nuclear weapons. We ask all peace-loving nations to join us in this mission.”

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Fact Sheet: U.S. Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Syrian Crisis

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The United States today announced more than $697 million in additional humanitarian assistance.

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Secretary’s Remarks at a Press Availability in New York City

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“I want to begin, first, by extending our condolences to all those who have suffered, continue to suffer, from the devastation from the natural disasters that we are witnessing around the Western Hemisphere…”

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U.S. Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Crisis in Rakhine State, Burma

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The United States is providing an additional nearly $32 million in humanitarian assistance to address the urgent needs of Rohingya fleeing violence from Rakhine State, Burma to Bangladesh, as well as internally displaced persons in Rakhine State, and host communities in Bangladesh.

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Secretary Tillerson’s Call With Burmese State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi

The Secretary welcomed the Burmese government’s commitment to end the violence in Rakhine State and to allow those displaced by the violence to return home.

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Secretary’s Remarks: On President Trump’s Address to the UN General Assembly

Today, President Donald Trump presented to assembled world leaders his vision of security, prosperity and peace led by sovereign nations

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Remarks by President Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

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It is a profound honor to stand here in my home city, as a representative of the American people, to address the people of the world.

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Joint Statement from the United States, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom on UNHRC Reform

We agreed that reform is urgently needed to ensure that the Council’s status as a respected advocate for human rights is secured, noting that the Council cannot perform this function if serial human rights violators are continuously allowed to serve on it.

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