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The Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions for Fiscal Year 2023

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE The President today signed the Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions for the Fiscal Year 2023, setting the refugee admissions target at 125,000 for this upcoming fiscal year.  This ambitious target demonstrates that the United States is committed to rebuilding and strengthening the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP), including ...
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America’s unwavering support for nuclear nonproliferation

By Dave Reynolds For more than 50 years, the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) has helped prevent the spread of nuclear weapons, enabled progress on disarmament, and allowed peaceful nuclear technologies to contribute to global sustainable development. The United States is committed to upholding this landmark treaty, one that is never more important than ...
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Biden at U.N.: Partnering for a freer, more just world

By Dave Reynolds The United States is embarking on an “era of relentless diplomacy,” working with international partners to tackle global challenges that affect people’s lives, President Biden said September 21. In a speech to the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York, Biden said the United States will work with any nation — including competitors ...
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$457.5 Million in New U.S. Civilian Security Assistance for Ukraine

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE The United States today committed an additional $457.5 million in civilian security assistance to enhance the efforts of Ukrainian law enforcement and criminal justice agencies to improve their operational capacity and save lives as they continue to help defend the Ukrainian people, their freedom, and their democracy ...
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Deputy Assistant Attorney General Bruce Swartz’ Remarks at the Prosecution Service of Georgia

Let me say first what a great honor it was to meet with the Prosecutor General and to be able to celebrate together 30 years of cooperation between our two countries, and in particular the cooperation between the United States Department of Justice and the Prosecutor General’s Office here. This is a very important relationship ...
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