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This Week in Iran Policy (April 3)

This Week in Iran Policy (April 3)   “… As we’ve said for the detainees in Iran, now is the most appropriate moment to use this humanitarian challenge as a reason to allow these people to return to their families and their loved ones. State Department’s working hard to get them back.” -Secretary of State ...
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Restoring free and fair elections in Venezuela (April 2)

Restoring free and fair elections in Venezuela (April 2)   The United States released a framework that builds upon the proposals put forward by the interim government of Venezuela for a path to free and fair presidential elections in that country. “This framework can provide a path that ends the suffering and opens the path ...
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Briefing With Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback On COVID-19 Impact on Religious Minorities (April 2)

Briefing With Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback On COVID-19 Impact on Religious Minorities (April 2) SAMUEL D. BROWNBACK, AMBASSADOR AT LARGE FOR INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM MS ORTAGUS:  Thank you very much.  Good afternoon, everyone.  Thank you so much for joining us on ...
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To Walk the Earth in Safety: New Report Showcases U.S. Global Leadership in Landmine Clearance and Conventional Weapons Destruction (April 2)

To Walk the Earth in Safety: New Report Showcases U.S. Global Leadership in Landmine Clearance and Conventional Weapons Destruction (April 2)   The  Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement  in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs released the 19th Edition of  To Walk the Earth in Safety , a report underscoring the accomplishments of the U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Program.  For over 20 years, ...
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America’s small businesses shift production to aid COVID-19 fight (April 2)

America’s small businesses shift production to aid COVID-19 fight By  Dave Reynolds  – Apr 2, 2020 Small businesses across America are at the forefront of a nationwide mobilization against the novel coronavirus. Producers of everything from athletic gear to boat covers and whiskey have shifted production to making masks, face shields and hand sanitizer to slow the ...
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