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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk (January 13)

Vice President Joe Biden spoke today with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk regarding the situation in eastern Ukraine, additional U.S. financial assistance for Ukraine, and efforts to promote the Minsk peace process. The Vice President expressed his condolences for the civilians killed in the bombing of a passenger bus today in Donetsk Oblast, and expressed ...
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa O. Monaco’s Meeting with

Today, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco met with Ambassador Gerard Araud of France at the White House to discuss ongoing U.S.-French cooperation in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris last week.  On behalf of President Obama, Ms. Monaco offered condolences to the family and friends of the ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (January 11)

On February 18, 2015, the White House will host a Summit on Countering Violent Extremism to highlight domestic and international efforts to prevent violent extremists and their supporters from radicalizing, recruiting, or inspiring individuals or groups in the United States and abroad to commit acts of violence, efforts made even more imperative in light of ...
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