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Embassy’s Export Control and Related Border Security program Receives Award from World Customs Organization (January 26)

On January 26, Monica Dorado, the Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program Advisor, was presented with a merit award from the World Customs Organization.  The award was presented on International Customs Day in recognition of EXBS’s exceptional service to the international customs community, in particular the partnership and assistance provided to the Customs ...
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USEUCOM Civil Affairs Assessment Team Visits Georgia (January 26)

The Civil Affairs Assessment Team from US European Command (USEUCOM) is visiting Georgia from its base in Grafenwöhr, Germany to assess U.S. Department of Defense Humanitarian Assistance projects and build stronger ties with its Georgian partners. On January 26 the team met their Georgian counterparts from the Civil Military Cooperation Section.  For the next two ...
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Greek Elections (January 26)

We congratulate Greece on successfully completing  its parliamentary elections, and we look forward to working closely with its next government. The Greek people have taken many difficult but important steps to lay the groundwork for economic recovery.  As a longstanding friend and ally, the United States will continue to support their efforts and those of the ...
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Embassy’s Export Control and Related Border Security Program Receives Award from World Customs Organization (January 26)

On January 26, Monica Dorado, the Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program Advisor, was presented with a merit award from the World Customs Organization.  The award was presented on International Customs Day in recognition of EXBS’s exceptional service to the international customs community, in particular the partnership and assistance provided to the Customs ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at a Security Council Emergency Briefing on Ukraine (Januar

Thank you, Mr. President for convening today’s urgent meeting. Under Secretary-General Feltman, we are grateful for your thorough briefing on such short notice. Just five days ago, we met in this Council and denounced the devastating consequences of attacks by Russian-backed separatists on civilians in eastern Ukraine, and we appealed to Russia to stop supporting, ...
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