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U.S. Embassy Statement on Attacks in Rustavi and Dmanisi

The United States condemns the violent, seemingly politically motivated attacks which took place yesterday in Dmanisi and Rustavi. This, along with numerous reports of pressure and intimidation against opposition candidates and their supporters throughout the country, raises serious doubts about the government’s commitment to a safe, fair pre-election environment and a democratic election process. Violence ...
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Joint Maritime Operations Exercise in Batumi

To help improve Georgia’s response to coastal security incidents, the U.S. Embassy supported a Joint Maritime Operations Exercise in Batumi. The Embassy’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency representatives provided mentorship and equipment for the exercise which brought together numerous Georgian agencies, including Coast Guard, the Maritime Transport Agency, and Customs to improve inter-agency coordination for quick ...
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U.S. supports vaccinations in hard-to-reach communities

By Michael Laff The United States and international partners are ensuring COVID-19 vaccines reach people in remote and traditionally underserved communities around the world. The United States is providing  more than 600 million safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine doses  — with no political strings attached — to developing countries and economies. Most donations are through  COVAX, an international partnership designed to equitably distribute vaccine doses  to protect people who are most at-risk. COVAX recently delivered 151,200 U.S.-donated ...
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On the Death of ISIS-GS Leader Adnan Abu Walid Al-Sahrawi

NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON The United States welcomes the announcement from our partner and ally France that its troops killed Adnan Abu Walid Al-Sahrawi.  We commend France’s continued commitment to countering terrorism and protecting civilians in West Africa in coordination with our African partners. As the leader of ISIS in the Greater Sahara, Walid Al-Sahrawi bears responsibility for the violence that has taken the lives of countless civilians and military personnel in the Sahel, including the ...
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