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Readout of the Vice President’s Calls with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and President Petro Poroshenko (February 20)

Vice President Joe Biden spoke separately today with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and President Petro Poroshenko to discuss the latest situation in eastern Ukraine. The Vice President again strongly condemned the offensive by Russia-backed separatists in the Ukrainian town of Debaltseve, which was directly supported by Russian regular troops operating inside Ukraine in blatant ...
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Embassy officers Eric Han and Maciej Luczywo discuss American diversity in TV interview (February 20)

On February 20 Embassy officers Eric Han and Maciej Luczywo appeared on Georgian Public Broadcasting’s program “Our Morning” to discuss ethnic diversity in the U.S., in connection with African-American History Month.  Speaking in Georgian, the two discussed the contributions of African-Americans to American society and culture.  Han and Luczywo also shared their personal experiences growing ...
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FACT SHEET: U.S. State Department and USAID Supported Initiatives to Counter Violent Extremism (February 19)

Countering the violent extremism that is driving today’s terrorist threats and stemming its spread is a generational challenge. Lasting victories over terrorism and the violent extremist ideologies that underpin it are not found on the battlefield, but rather in mindsets, and within communities, schools, and families. The U.S. Department of State and U.S. Agency for ...
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with Danish Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard (Fe

National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice met today at the White House with Danish Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard.  Ambassador Rice reiterated President Obama’s message of condolence to Prime Minister Thorning-Schmidt for the February 14 terrorist attacks in Copenhagen.  Ambassador Rice and Foreign Minister Lidegaard discussed our shared efforts to counter terrorism and violent extremism, including ...
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Embassy hosts discussion of ethnic diversity in U.S. and Georgia (February 19)

On February 19, the U.S. Embassy commemorated African-American History Month by hosting a diverse group of young professionals and university students at the Embassy for a roundtable discussion on the richness and challenges of ethnic diversity in modern societies. Ambassador Norland discussed the American experience, and introduced guest speakers Irena Popiashvili, Dean of Visual Arts ...
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