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Jazz legend Ron Carter and Ambassador Norland join Ministers of Culture and Foreign Affairs to celebrate International Jazz Day (April 30)

On Thursday, April 30th, 2015, Ambassador Richard Norland joined the Minister of Culture and the Minister of Foreign Affairs in welcoming legendary bassist Ron Carter and his Golden Striker Trio to Georgia for this year’s International Jazz Day concert.  Dr. Carter, recognized worldwide for his virtuosity and his willingness to engage students, not only performed ...
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U.S. honors Georgian Armed Forces Day (April 30)

On April 30, Ambassador Norland attended the Ministry of Defense’s Armed Forces Day commemoration. The event featured speeches from the Georgia’s Minister of Defense, Chief of Defense, and President, as well as a performance by the Georgian Military Band of the National Guard.  At the event, t-shirts honoring those injured in conflicts, and that were ...
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Statement by the President on the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Dachau (April 29)

On this day, we remember when American forces liberated Dachau 70 years ago, dismantling the first concentration camp established by the Nazi regime.  Dachau is a lesson in the evolution of darkness, how unchecked intolerance and hatred spiral out of control. From its sinister inception in 1933, Dachau held political prisoners – opponents of the ...
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U.S. Director of Cooperative Threat Reduction Directorate commends Georgia’s progress in public health program (April 29)

On April 29, a U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Cooperative Threat Reduction Program delegation led by Dr. Elizabeth George, the Director of the Cooperative Threat Reduction Directorate for DTRA, visited the Ministry of Agriculture on Wednesday to take part in an annual review of Cooperative Threat Reduction programs in Georgia. Dr. George commended the Georgian ...
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