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2019-09-05

OPIC Announces Financing for Road Infrastructure in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES – The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. government’s development finance institution, today announced that its Board of Directors has voted to approve $400 million in financing to rehabilitate and expand the Corredor C Toll Road, an essential trade route for Argentina’s economy.

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Russian and Italian Nationals Charged with Conspiring to Steal Trade Secrets From American Aviation Company

A Russian national and an Italian national have been charged in the United States with conspiring and attempting to steal trade secrets from an American aviation company.

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Acting Assistant Secretary Reeker Travels to Germany and Georgia

Acting Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip T. Reeker will travel to Germany and Georgia September 6-10 to engage in several key events and meet with senior leaders.

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2019-09-04

The United States Announces More Than $21 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance to Contain the Outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing more than $21 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help end the ongoing outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This brings total USAID funding for the Ebola response efforts to nearly $158 million since the beginning of the outbreak in August 2018, including for regional preparedness activities in neighboring countries.

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Special Representative for Iran and Senior Advisor to the Secretary Brian Hook

MS ORTAGUS: Hey, everybody. Good morning. So I’m going to bring Brian Hook to the podium here to give a statement, and then he’s going to take your questions.

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Treasury Designates Vast Iranian Petroleum Shipping Network That Supports IRGC-QF and Terror Proxies

WASHINGTON – The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action against a large shipping network that is directed by and financially supports the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF) and its terrorist proxy Hizballah. 

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STATEMENT: United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance in Response to Venezuelan Regional Crisis

United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance in Response to Venezuelan Regional Crisis


Rewards for Justice – Reward offer for information on the financial mechanisms of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and its branches, including the IRGC-Qods Force

The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) is offering a reward of up to $15 million for information leading to the disruption of the financial mechanisms of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and its branches, including the IRGC-Qods Force (IRGC-QF). This includes seeking information on the IRGC’s illicit oil sales, including via oil tankers like the Adrian Darya.


2019-09-03

USAID Administrator Mark Green Travels to Colombia, Argentina, and Paraguay

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green is traveling to Colombia, Argentina, and Paraguay September 3-6, 2019 to promote the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative alongside Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump.

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New Sanctions Designations on Iran’s Space Program

Today, the Department of State designated the Iran Space Agency and two of its research institutes under Executive Order (E.O.) 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and WMD delivery systems and their supporters – the first time the United States is publicly designating Iran’s civilian space agency.

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