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Readout of the President’s Call with President Putin of Russia (February 10)

President Obama today called President Vladimir Putin of Russia to address the escalating violence in eastern Ukraine and Russia’s ongoing support for the separatists there. President Obama reiterated America’s support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. President Obama underscored the rising human toll of the fighting and underscored the importance of President Putin ...
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The Death of Kayla Jean Mueller (February 10)

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC February 10, 2015 All Americans mourn the loss of Kayla Mueller, a compassionate young American who represented everything good about the human spirit. There are no words to express to Kayla’s parents, Marsha and Carl, how sorry we are for their crushing loss, just how much ...
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Ambassador Norland supports continued criminal justice system reform at NGO Coalition Forum (February 9)

On February 9, the NGO Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary organized its 11th Public Forum in cooperation with Georgian civil society organizations, discussing reforms to the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia.  The participants discussed possible legal and structural reforms that would increase the independence, effectiveness, accountability and transparency of ...
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