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2018-04-10

Ambassador Haley’s Remarks on the Inability of the UN Security Council to Establish an Independent Investigative Mechanism on Chemical Weapons Use in Syria

Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, delivered remarks at three separate UN Security Council meetings on the use of chemical weapons in Syria that were held in an attempt to respond to the latest chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria.


Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative Fellows

The Department of State’s Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) develops and cultivates relationships among emerging European and American leaders.

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Readout Of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting With Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani

President Donald J. Trump welcomed Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar to the White House today. The President and the Emir discussed ways to strengthen security and economic ties between the United States and Qatar.

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Readout Of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting With Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani

President Donald J. Trump welcomed Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar to the White House today. The President and the Emir discussed ways to strengthen security and economic ties between the United States and Qatar. The leaders discussed joint efforts to finalize new commercial deals that would create more than 50,000 American jobs.

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Explanation of Vote on a Draft Resolution on the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

Thank you, Mr. President, and to members of the Council, for what’s been another frustrating day.


Statement by Heather Nauert – Acting Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:



Acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met today with His Highness Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Washington, D.C. During the meeting, the Acting Secretary and the Emir discussed a range of important bilateral and regional issues, including Syria.

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Statement by Heather Nauert – Presidential Proclamation Lifts Travel Restrictions for Chad

President Donald J. Trump announced today the lifting of travel restrictions for Chadian nationals following a period of review in which the Government of Chad improved their identity-management and information sharing practices.


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Remarks By President Trump And Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani Of The State Of Qatar Before Bilateral Meeting

PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you very much. It's a great honor to have the Emir of Qatar with us. He's a friend of mine -- knew him long before I entered the world of politics. He's a great gentleman. He's very popular in his country.

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Explanation of Vote on a Draft Resolution on the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

Thank you, Mr. President.

Yesterday, I said that history will record this moment when we either lived up to our responsibility as a Security Council or showed our complete failure to protect the Syrian people.


2018-04-09

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Emmanuel Macron of France

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Emmanuel Macron of France to continue their coordination on responding to Syria’s atrocious use of chemical weapons on April 7.

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