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2018-08-30

Statement by Heather Nauert – Russia’s Harassment of International Shipping Transiting the Kerch Strait and Sea of Azov

The United States condemns Russia's harassment of international shipping in the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait. Russia has delayed hundreds of commercial vessels since April and in recent weeks has stopped at least 16 commercial ships attempting to reach Ukrainian ports.

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Previewing the Upcoming U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue

MODERATOR: Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for joining today's call on the upcoming United States-India 2+2 ministerial dialogue. As a reminder, today's call is on background. For your own situational awareness, joining us today [is] [Senior Administration Official One], who will be referred to as Senior Administration Official Number One.

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2018-08-29

Press Release – Ambassador Haley on the Release of a UN Report Detailing Human Rights Abuses in Nicaragua

Today, the UN released a report detailing widespread human rights violations and abuses by the Nicaraguan government and its affiliated groups against its own people.

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Statement by Jason D. Greenblatt White House Special Representative for International Negotiations on Egypt’s Efforts To Bring Calm to Gaza

The Trump Administration strongly supports the efforts of President Al Sisi and the Egyptian government ‎to help facilitate an agreement to restore calm in Gaza and bring about the conditions for the Palestinian Authority to fully assume its responsibilities in Gaza.

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Department Press Briefing – August 29, 2018

QUESTION: Yemen and the UN report that was out this week that detailed possible war crimes there. I'd just like to get your view on this report, and the Secretary's view. And I was interested if this is something that you expect will inform U.S. policy moving forward.

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2018-08-28

Department Press Briefing – August 28, 2018

QUESTION: Thank you, Heather. I wanted to ask you about the - the State Department last Friday informed Congress that - of aid cutoff to the Palestinians in the amount of $200 million. Can you share with us why it was finally decided for this aid to be cut off, considering that this goes directly to help the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza?

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2018-08-27

Joint Statement from President Donald J. Trump and President Uhuru Kenyatta

President Donald J. Trump welcomed President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya to the White House today. In marking 55 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Kenya, and in recognition of the growing scope and depth of the engagements between the two countries,

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Remarks by President Trump And President Kenyatta Of the Republic Of Kenya In Expanded Bilateral Meeting

PRESIDENT TRUMP: Well, thank you very much. We are with President Kenyatta of a wonderful country that we do a lot of business with, Kenya. One of the most beautiful countries, from what I understand, Mr. President.

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Remarks By President Trump And President Of The Republic Of Kenya Before Bilateral Meeting 

PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you very much. It's great to have President Kenyatta of Kenya, and First Lady Kenyatta. Thank you very much for being here. It's a great honor.
We have a tremendous relationship with Kenya. We have terrorism, a lot of trade, getting bigger and bigger all the time.

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First Lady Melania Trump Welcomes the First Lady of Kenya to the White House

Melania Trump joined President Donald J. Trump in welcoming President Uhuru Kenyatta of the Republic of Kenya and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta to the White House.

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