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California Biopharmaceutical Company Signs Historic Agreement to Eliminate Hepatitis C in Georgia (April 21)

On April 21 in Tbilisi the California biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences signed a historic agreement with the Government of Georgia to pilot a multi-year program to eliminate Hepatitis C from patients currently infected with the virus in Georgia. With innovative medicine provided by Gilead Sciences, this life-changing program will cure an estimated 150,000 Georgians of ...
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US EUCOM Humanitarian Mine Action Training for Georgian EOD (April 21)

Today, four soldiers from the 702nd Ordnance Company (EOD), US Army Europe, U.S. European Command (US EUCOM) started a three week train-the-trainer event for the Explosives Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Company of the Georgian Armed Forces Engineer Brigade. Colonel Gocha Shavgulidze, Commander of Engineer Brigade, opened the ceremony today and invited speeches from the U.S. Office ...
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REMARKS: Secretary of State John Kerry And Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu (April 21)

April 21, 2015 Treaty Room Washington, D.C. SECRETARY KERRY:  Well, good afternoon, everybody.  And I’m delighted to welcome this afternoon to Washington my friend and my colleague, Mevlut Cavusoglu.  We run into each other in a lot of different places.  Probably this is the longest gap we’ve had in the last few months.  But I’m ...
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US Officials Address Visa Fraud during Joint Press Conference with Ministry of Internal Affairs (April 20)

On April 20, the Consul and a Diplomatic Security representative from the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi appeared in a joint press conference held by the Ministry of Internal Affairs to discuss the recent arrest of Georgian citizens involved in visa fraud.  To hear their remarks in entirety, click here to be redirected to the Ministry ...
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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (April 20)

Vice President Joe Biden spoke today with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko about the situation in the east and Ukraine’s reform agenda. The Vice President informed President Poroshenko that the United States will provide the Government of Ukraine with an additional $17.7 million in humanitarian assistance for vulnerable populations, including shelter, health and sanitation support, food ...
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