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Statement by the NATO Secretary General on the so-called treaty between the Russian Federation and the South Ossetia region of Georgia (March 18)

NATO does not recognize the so-called treaty on alliance and integration signed between the South Ossetia region of Georgia and Russia on 18 March. This so-called treaty is yet another move by the Russian Federation that hampers ongoing efforts by the international community to strengthen security and stability in the region. It violates Georgia’s sovereignty ...
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy (March 17)

President Obama will host Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at the White House on Friday, April 17. Italy is a valued NATO ally and partner on a broad range of global challenges. During their meeting, the President and Prime Minister Renzi will discuss support for Ukraine and continued U.S.-EU unity on pressuring Russian-backed separatists in eastern ...
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STATEMENT: On the Intended Signing of an Agreement between the De Facto Leaders in Georgia’s South Ossetia Region and the Russian Federation (March 17

BY JEN PSAKI, SPOKESPERSON The United States’ position on South Ossetia and Abkhazia remains clear: these regions are integral parts of Georgia, and we continue to support Georgia’s independence, its sovereignty, and its territorial integrity. The United States does not recognize the legitimacy of any so-called “treaty” between the de facto leaders of Georgia’s breakaway ...
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