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United States Announces $18 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Ukraine Crisis (May 27)

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Simon Henshaw announced May 23 in Kyiv that the United States is providing $18 million in additional U.S. humanitarian assistance to help those affected by Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine and Crimea.  With this new funding, total U.S. humanitarian assistance since the start of ...
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Remarks by President Obama and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg after Bilateral Meeting (May 26)

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  It is a great pleasure to welcome my friend, former Prime Minister of Norway, Jens Stoltenberg, back to the Oval Office.  The last time he was here he came as a Prime Minister.  He’s now the Secretary General of NATO.  And we’ve had an excellent discussion. Before I mention some of the topics that ...
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Press Statement John Kerry: On the Occasion of Georgia’s National Day (May 26)

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Georgia as you celebrate your Independence Day on May 26. We greatly value our strong partnership with Georgia. The United States is firmly committed to Georgia’s territorial integrity and sovereignty within its internationally recognized borders. We strongly support ...
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Georgian Military Officials Visit US State of Georgia to Study U.S. Military’s Family Readiness Programs (May 25)

In mid-May, Georgian military officials traveled to the U.S. state of Georgia to meet and work with personnel from the US state of Georgia’s National Guard Family Readiness Group. The goal of the visit was to observe how U.S. military services—through Family Readiness Groups—work to assist redeploying soldiers and their families, so that the Georgian ...
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Meeting of Lt. General Ben Hodges, Commanding General of U.S. Army Europe, and Georgian Defense Minister Tina Khidasheli (May 24)

On May 24, Lt. General Ben Hodges, Commanding General of U.S. Army Europe, and Georgian Defense Minister Tina Khidasheli met ‎at the Georgian Ministry of Defense to discuss bilateral military cooperation. Lt. General Hodges also congratulated Georgia on its upcoming independence day and expressed gratitude for receiving the honor of the Order of the Golden ...
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