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State Department Releases Country Reports on Terrorism 2016

The report provides policy-related assessments, country-by-country breakdowns of foreign government counterterrorism cooperation; and contains information on state sponsors of terrorism, terrorist safe havens, foreign terrorist organizations, and the global challenge of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear terrorism.

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Rex Tillerson: “Our best wishes to the people of France as you celebrate this special day.”

On behalf of all Americans, congratulations to the people of France as you celebrate Bastille Day on July 14.

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Secretary Tillerson’s Statement on the Liberation of Mosul

“This is a critical milestone in the global fight against ISIS, and underscores the success of the international effort led by the Iraqi Security Forces.”

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U.S. and CERN Enhance Cooperation


The agreements will enable the U.S. and CERN to contribute technical equipment and scientific expertise to support the U.S.-hosted Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility in Illinois and South Dakota as well as the High-Luminosity Large Hadron Collider Accelerator …

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Appointment of Heather Nauert as State Department Spokesperson

Prior to joining the State Department, Nauert was a New York-based Fox News Channel anchor and correspondent.

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Press Availability on Iran

The Trump administration is currently conducting across the entire government a review of our Iran policy. Once we have finalized our conclusions, we will meet the challenges Iran poses with clarity and conviction

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Secretary Tillerson: Remarks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a Press Availability


Earlier today, Foreign Minister Lavrov and I had a lengthy conversation about issues that require immediate attention and issues that require longer-term attention. We understand that improvement in the long-term relationship will be required if we are to make progress on issues where we have different views.

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The United States Concerned by Reports of Detentions and Deaths of LGBTI Individuals in Chechnya, Russia

We are deeply disturbed by recent public statements by Chechen authorities that condone and incite violence against LGBTI persons.

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The U. S. Condemns in the Strongest Terms the Barbaric Attacks on Churches in Egypt

The United States will continue to support Egypt’s security and stability in its efforts to defeat terrorism.

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Secretary’s Remarks: Press Availability With Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu


Today’s conversations built on three mutual long-term goals: working together to defeat Daesh/ISIS; building stability in the region; and bolstering economic ties between our two nations.

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