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2017-07-14

Honoring the Memory of Journalists Natalya Estemirova and Paul Klebnikov

Today, we mark with sadness the eighth anniversary of the murder of human rights defender and journalist Natalya Estemirova and the thirteenth anniversary of the murder of American journalist and editor Paul Klebnikov, both killed in Russia.

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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Bastille Day 2017

On this great day—France’s national day and the 228th anniversary of the French Revolution—Melania and I were proud to stand with the President of France and Madame Macron and to celebrate with the French people.

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The United States and Togo To Co-Host the 2017 AGOA Forum in Lomé, Togo

The United States and Togo will co-host the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in Lomé, Togo August 8-10. The Forum will bring together senior government officials from the United States and 38 Sub-Saharan African AGOA-eligible countries to discuss ways to boost economic cooperation and trade between the United States and Africa.

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2017-07-13

Ambassador Nikki Haley Meets with UN Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng

Ambassador Nikki Haley met today with Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide. Ambassador Haley thanked Special Adviser Dieng for his recent visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo and for his honest assessment of violence in the Kasai region in his briefings to the Security Council.

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Remarks by President Trump and President Macron of France in Joint Press Conference | July 13, 2017

PRESIDENT MACRON: (As interpreted.) Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. First and foremost, I want to thank President Trump for his visit to Paris this afternoon and tomorrow, tomorrow morning, as well as to thank his delegation. I was very pleased to be able to welcome President Trump and his spouse today.

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On the Occasion of Bastille Day in France

On behalf of all Americans, congratulations to the people of France as you celebrate Bastille Day on July 14.


Donald J. Trump Administration Welcomes Israeli-Palestinian Deal to Implement the Red-Dead Water Agreement

The United States welcomes the agreement reached by the Palestinian Authority and Israeli government about the Palestinian allocation of water from the Red-Dead Sea Conveyance Project to the Palestinian Authority in the amount of 32 million cubic meters (MCM) (22 MCM for the West Bank and 10 MCM for the Gaza Strip). This agreement falls under the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in 2013 by Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian Authority.

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Remarks at the Small Group Session of the Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS by Special Presidential Envoy McGurk in Washington, DC

MR MCGURK: Thank you, Terry. Good morning. Distinguished ambassadors, coalition partners, friends, and colleagues, it’s my pleasure to welcome you again to Washington as members of our Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS.

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On-the-Record Briefing

MS NAUERT: Okay. Hi again, everybody. We were just here so thanks, everyone, for sticking around. We’ve had a big week here at the State Department, as you know. Thank you so much for coming today.

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2017-07-12

Remarks With Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud

CROWN PRINCE AL-SAUD: (In progress) – but we have full trust that (inaudible) both countries, we will be able to overcome all of these challenges.

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