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U.S. Embassy sponsors Armenia-Georgia Cross Border Exercise in Tbilisi (January 23)

On January 21–23, Georgian and Armenian Border Police and Customs officials convened the first of two planning meetings related to a cross-border field exercise that will take place in June 2015.  The exercise, which is being sponsored by the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency with support from the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Department ...
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Ambassador Norland visits New Economic Opportunity (NEO) project beneficiaries near Administrative Boundary Line (ABL) with South Ossetia (January 22)

On January 23, Ambassador Norland and USAID Mission Director Stephen Haykin visited several communities along the ABL with the occupied territory of South Ossetia, where the NEO project, funded by USAID, implemented 15 small-scale infrastructure projects, providing livelihood and rural development assistance to several thousand households. Over the next several months the NEO project will ...
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Ambassador Norland helps commemorate water quality projects in IDP cottage settlement (January 22)

On January 22 Ambassador Norland, USAID, and the Ministry of Refugees and Accommodation commemorated the completion of the rehabilitation of the drainage and storm water discharge systems and the provision of sanitary upgrades for 11 IDP cottage settlements, benefitting 1,867 families.  The USAID-funded Rehabilitation of IDP Cottage Settlements Project invested $8.5 million in Shida-Kartli and ...
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Statement by the President on the UN General Assembly Meeting on the Rise of Anti-Semitism (January 22)

Earlier this week in my State of the Union address, I affirmed our commitment and responsibility as Americans to speak out against the deplorable resurgence of anti-Semitism in certain parts of the world.   Today, the United States is joining partners from around the world in doing just that.  At the request of the United States ...
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