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Joint Communique by Ministers of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS

Over five years of military and civilian engagement, the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, with its partners, have liberated Iraq and northeast Syria from Daesh/ISIS’s grip. 

Joint Statement by the Foreign Ministers of the Small Group on Syria

The Foreign Ministers of Egypt, France, Germany, Jordan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America strongly support the work of the UN Secretary-General and UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen to implement UN Security Council Resolution 2254.


Decision by EU Court of Justice on Psagot Case

The United States is deeply concerned by the EU requirement identified in the decision issued yesterday by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the Psagot Case.

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Congratulations to Bolivian Senator Anez for Assuming the Role of Interim President

The United States applauds Bolivian Senator Jeanine Anez for stepping up as Interim President of State to lead her nation through this democratic transition, under the constitution of Bolivia and in accordance with the principles of the Inter-American Democratic Charter.

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Congratulations on Mauritius’ Elections

The United States congratulates the Government of Mauritius and its citizens on its recent peaceful national legislative elections. This successful election provides further proof of Mauritius’ position as one of the region’s strongest democracies.

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President Donald J. Trump Is Committed to Direct Engagement and Diplomacy with Turkey

Today, President Trump welcomed President Erdogan at the White House for bilateral discussions on a range of important issues.
Direct engagement and diplomacy between our nations are essential to addressing the challenges facing the United States-Turkey bilateral relationship.

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Assistant Secretary Christopher A. Ford Travels to Romania for Warsaw Process Working Group on Missile Proliferation

Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation Christopher A. Ford will head the U.S. delegation for the Warsaw Ministerial Missile Proliferation Working Group in Bucharest, Romania, November 14-15. The United States, Romania, and Poland will co-host the working group, fulfilling a commitment made at the Ministerial to Advance Peace and Security in the Middle East in February 2019 in Warsaw, Poland.

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The United States, Poland, and Brazil Announce Details of Warsaw Process Working Group on Humanitarian Issues and Refugees

The United States, Poland, and Brazil are pleased to announce that the Warsaw Process working group on humanitarian issues and refugees will meet in Brasilia on February 5-6, 2020. The working group will share best practices and lessons learned on the education and protection of children and youth in humanitarian responses to crises in the Middle East.

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Middle East Strategic Alliance General Conference

Today, the United States hosted a Middle East Strategic Alliance (MESA) General Conference in Washington, D.C. MESA is a whole-of-government initiative that works to advance regional stability, security, and prosperity through enhanced multilateral cooperation. Senior officials from Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, and the Gulf Cooperation Council discussed pressing regional events, as well as collaboration on political, security, economic, and energy-related efforts in the Middle East.

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DFC and African Development Bank Partner to Support Development in Africa

JOHANNESBURG – Adam Boehler, Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), today joined Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) strengthening collaboration in support of development in Africa. The MOU was signed at the Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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