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BACKGROUND BRIEFING: Senior Administration Officials On Ukraine (February 12)

Senior Administration Officials On Ukraine February 12, 2015 Via Teleconference MODERATOR:  All right.  Thank you very much, Operator, and thanks to all the participants in the call today.  We have a background call on Ukraine with two senior Administration officials.  This call will be on background, so no names or titles please, but I will tell ...
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Ambassador Norland participated in a roundtable discussion with members of the American Chamber of Commerce (Februar 11)

On February 11, Ambassador Norland participated in a roundtable discussion with members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Georgia to discuss recent political and economic developments in Georgia and the region.  Ambassador Norland underscored the U.S. government’s ongoing commitment to promoting economic development and bilateral trade and investment in Georgia.
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Georgian soldiers awarded in Afghanistan (February 11)

An award ceremony for the military servicemen of the 51st Battalion was held at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. Colonel Mamuka Kavtaradze, Senior Military Representative of Georgia to Afghanistan awarded Georgian soldiers participating in “Resolute Support” mission with service medals. Three soldiers of the 51st Battalion received medals “Devotion to Homeland” for their service in ...
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TRANSCRIPT: Ambassador Norland on the FBI’s role in the Zurab Zhvania investigation (February 11)

Q-n about the FBI’s role in the Zurab Zhvania investigation Ambassador Norland: Our position on this has been very clear going back for several years now.  The United States has always been willing to lend its law enforcement forensic capabilities to assist in the investigation of whatever happened to Mr. Zhvania and the person who ...
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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY: Support for Authorization for Use of Military Force (February 11)

President Obama’s draft resolution to authorize the use of military force against ISIL is important, and it’s important for our country that we work with Congress to achieve its passage. We are strongest as a nation when the Administration and Congress work together on issues as significant as the use of military force. The world ...
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