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Ambassador Tichenor Statement to Human Rights Council on the Palestinian Territories Report

Thank you, Mr. President. We thank the Special Rapporteur for his work. The United States shares the international community’s concerns regarding the hardships faced by Palestinians. We disagree strongly, however, with the assertion that the Quartet, an organization whose membership includes the United Nations, is party to human rights abuses against the Palestinian people. The ...
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U.S. Statement: Inter-Active Dialogue with High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour

Thank you, Mr. President. The United States welcomes this opportunity to engage with High Commissioner Arbour on the important work undertaken by her office. Thank you for your report Madame High Commissioner, the United States salutes and supports the vital work you and your staff perform in the field, often times at risk to their ...
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Media Note: 3rd Review Conference of the Convention on Chemical Weapons

The United States will participate in the Third Review Conference of the States Parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons in Geneva, Switzerland, November 7– 17, 2006. This conference will review the operation of the Convention’s protocols, welcome the entry into force of a new protocol on explosive remnants of war, and consider new ...
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