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Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt of Denmark (February 16)

The President spoke today with Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt to offer condolences for the deaths of two Danish citizens and the injuries of several others in the February 14 terrorist attacks in Copenhagen and to express American solidarity with our Danish allies.  The two leaders agreed on the need to work together to confront ...
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Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland Travel to Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia (February 16)

Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 16, 2015 On February 16, Assistant Secretary Nuland will travel to Baku, Azerbaijan, to meet with senior government officials to work to strengthen bilateral relations on trade and investment, energy diversification, security and counter-terrorism, and democracy and civil society, as well as toward advancing a just and lasting ...
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Statement by Jen Psaki, Spokesperson: Ceasefire Violations in Ukraine (February 16)

The United States is gravely concerned by the deteriorating situation in and around Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine.  The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission confirms that attacks continue in this area as well as other locations, including Sievierodonetsk, Luhansk, and Donetsk city.  The Government of Ukraine reports that its forces have been fired on 129 times in ...
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Statement by Jen Psaki, Spokesperson: Attacks in Copenhagen, Denmark (February 15)

The United States condemns the terrorist attacks that took place over the weekend in Copenhagen, Denmark.  The first attack on Saturday was against a meeting to discuss art, religion, and free speech.  The second, early Sunday morning, was against a synagogue.  Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the victims who were killed, ...
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Murder of Egyptian Citizens (February 15)

The United States condemns the despicable and cowardly murder of twenty-one Egyptian citizens in Libya by ISIL-affiliated terrorists.  We offer our condolences to the families of the victims and our support to the Egyptian government and people as they grieve for their fellow citizens.  ISIL’s barbarity knows no bounds.  It is unconstrained by faith, sect, ...
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