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DAS George Kent’s Statement at the edge of Russian-occupied South Ossetia (October 13)

DAS George Kent’s Statement at the edge of Russian-occupied South Ossetia (October 13)   Ten years have passed since Russia occupied Georgian territory.  I have come here today to remind the people of Georgia that the United States is with them, and to remind them that the world has not forgotten what happened here.  The international ...
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Press Conference with Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs George Kent (October 12)

Press Conference with Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs George Kent (October 12)   Good afternoon! My name is George Kent and I am the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Caucuses and Eastern Europe.  On this visit, I am visiting Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia to engage the counties of this region in ...
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U.S. Participation in the Geneva International Discussions on the conflict in Georgia (October 11)

U.S. Participation in the Geneva International Discussions on the conflict in Georgia (October 11) Press Statement by the U.S. Delegation At the forty-fifth round of the Geneva International Discussions (GID) on the conflict in Georgia, October 9-10, the United States solemnly acknowledged the ten years that have passed since the 2008 conflict and the first ...
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Statement on Lugar Center (October 6)

Statement on Lugar Center (October 6) We’ve seen those reports in Russian media.  They’re nonsense and typical of Russian misinformation and propaganda campaigns. I note that Georgia, with German support, has organized an international “peer review compliance exercise” of the Lugar Center to be conducted in November.  The Russians have declined to participate. For further ...
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CDA Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at the Third Tbilisi International Forum for Regional Stability (October 4)

CDA Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at the Third Tbilisi International Forum for Regional Stability (October 4)   Q-n about the event CDA Elizabeth Rood:  The threat of chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear weapons falling into the hands of terrorists or other malicious actors is a very real one, and the Black Sea region faces ...
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