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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk (March 5)

Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk about the situation in eastern Ukraine and the passage of crucial economic and governance reform legislation. The Vice President expressed condolences for the loss of life in the mine accident in Donetsk Oblast and for the casualties sustained due to artillery fire along the line ...
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Statement by Secretary Kerry on the 45th Anniversary of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (March 5)

All countries share responsibility to confront nuclear proliferation.  All countries benefit if nuclear weapons do not spread to additional countries.  All countries also profit when there is smart, continuous action in the direction of nuclear disarmament.  And all countries gain from cooperation on the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. That is why the Nuclear Non-Proliferation ...
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Ambassador at the Commemoration Ceremony for the East-West Natural Gas Pipeline installation (March 5)

Ambassador Richard Norland joined Minister of Energy Kakha Kaladze to commemorate the completion of the $62 million Georgia East-West Gas Pipeline Expansion and Rehabilitation project at the Amaghleba Launcher-Receiver site 30 km southwest of Kutaisi. The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development, supported the rehabilitation and construction of 149 km of natural ...
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Ambassador Norland attends Microsoft-Government of Georgia Signing Ceremony (March 5)

On March 5, Ambassador Richard Norland joined Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Microsoft Corporate Vice President for Central and Eastern Europe Don Grantham in a ceremony marking the sale of Microsoft software licenses for all Georgian government workstations.  The first deal of its kind in the wider region, it highlights the importance the Georgian government places in the value ...
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Statement by the President on the 45th Anniversary of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (March 5)

Forty-five years ago today the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty entered into force.  At the time that the treaty was signed, it was widely predicted that dozens of countries would develop nuclear weapons, a prospect that threatened to disrupt global stability and security.  Instead, thanks to worldwide collective efforts and commitment, the NPT has become the cornerstone ...
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