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START Treaty Talks in Geneva – Daily Briefing Excerpt

From the State Department Daily Briefing, June 3, 2009 QUESTION: Yes, may I ask you about START negotiations with Russia? Yesterday — MR. CROWLEY: You may ask. (Laughter.) QUESTION: Yesterday, Russian president’s spokeswoman said that the agreement on START is achievable by – at least the framework agreement is achievable by the time President Obama ...
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Item 3: Report of the Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions

We appreciate this opportunity to respond to Professor Alston's presentation on the United States. During the Special Rapporteur's country visit to the United States from June 16-30 of 2008, my government was pleased to offer access to senior officials from many different U.S. government agencies, including the Departments of State, Justice, Defense, and Homeland Security, ...
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