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Assistant Secretary Nagy Travels to Portugal and the United Kingdom

Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Tibor Nagy will travel to Portugal and the United Kingdom from July 3 to July 11, 2019. During stops in Lisbon and London, Assistant Secretary Nagy will meet with European partners to discuss common objectives to support Africa’s economic growth and security.

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Participation in the 49th Organization of American States General Assembly

Assistant Secretary of State Kimberly Breier led the U.S. delegation to the 49th Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly in Medellin, Colombia, June 26-27, 2019.

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Condemning Today’s Appalling Attack In Kabul

The United States strongly condemns the horrific attack in Kabul today that killed an unconfirmed number of people and wounded more than 100 others, including as many as 50 children.

USAID Administrator Mark Green Travels to France

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green will travel to Paris, France, July 2-6.

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U.S. Calls on Iran to Halt All Uranium Enrichment

The Iranian regime has taken new steps to advance its nuclear ambitions. The world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism continues to use its nuclear program to extort the international community and threaten regional security.

Statement from the Press Secretary

The Iranian regime took action today to increase its uranium enrichment. It was a mistake under the Iran nuclear deal to allow Iran to enrich uranium at any level.


Democratic Republic of the Congo

On behalf of the United States, I send warm wishes to the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo as you celebrate the 59th anniversary of your independence.

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Canada Day

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend my sincere congratulations to Canada as you celebrate Canada Day on July 1.

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Maduro Dictatorship Tortures Opponent to Death

The United States condemns the killing and torture of Capitan de Corbeta Rafael Acosta Arévalo, a Venezuelan Naval Officer, who died while in the custody of Maduro’s thugs and their Cuban advisers. We express deepest condolences to his family and loved ones.


Troika Statement on Freedoms in Sudan

The Sudanese people have a right to freedom of expression and freedom of peaceful assembly. The Transitional Military Council should respect these rights, permit peaceful protests, and avoid any use of violence.

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