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2020-11-27

Travel of Special Envoy for the Sahel Region Ambassador J. Peter Pham to Mali

U.S. Special Envoy for the Sahel Region Ambassador J. Peter Pham will travel to Bamako, Mali from November 28 to November 30, 2020 to participate in the inaugural meeting of the Support Group to the Transition in Mali, co-hosted by the African Union, the Economic Community of West African States, and the United Nations.

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New Sanctions Under the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act (INKSNA)

On Wednesday, November 25, 2020, the United States sanctioned four entities located in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Russia for supporting Iran’s missile program, under the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act (INKSNA).


The United States Sanctions Libyan Individual and Militia Connected to Serious Human Rights Abuse in Libya

On Wednesday, the United States imposed sanctions on Mohamed al-Kani and the Kaniyat militia in connection with the massacre of hundreds of civilians in recent years.  

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Joint Statement of the Fourth United States-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue

The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the State of Kuwait.
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The governments of the United States of America and the State of Kuwait held the fourth U.S.-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue in Washington, D.C. on November 24, 2020. 

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Communiqué on the 2020 Conference on Afghanistan

The following is the text of a joint communiqué issued by the 66 countries and 32 international organizations participating in the 2020 Afghanistan Conference.

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2020-11-25

Observance of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Around the world, violence against women harms not only millions of women and girls every year, but also their communities and families. Violence against women, whether in the workforce, the home, a school environment, or as a result of conflict or crisis, is never acceptable. The United States recognizes the inherent dignity that every woman and girl possesses and is committed to preventing and responding to violence against women.


2020-11-24

The Cuban Regime’s Cruel Crackdown on Peaceful Protesters

The U.S. government strongly condemns the Cuban regime’s harassment of activists peacefully protesting the imprisonment of human rights defender Denis Solís González. We urge the Cuban government to dismiss this unjust sentence and release him without condition.

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Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach And Assistant Secretary for Energy Resources Francis R. Fannon Briefing on Recent Travel to Central and South America

MR BROWN: Hey, everybody. Good afternoon and thanks for joining us for this on-the-record briefing with Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach and Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Energy Resources Frank Fannon.

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Deputy Secretary Biegun’s Call with Armenian Foreign Minister Ayvazyan

The following is attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown:

Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun spoke today with Armenian Foreign Minister Ara Ayvazyan.

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Ahmad

The following is attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown:

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Kuwaiti Foreign Minister His Excellency Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah after closing the U.S.-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue in Washington, D.C.

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