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Press release on Carter travel to Europe next week (June 19)

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Travel to Europe Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will travel to Germany, Estonia, and Belgium June 21 26 for a series of bilateral and multilateral meetings with European defense ministers and to participate in his first NATO Ministerial as secretary of defense. Secretary Carter will highlight the importance of a ...
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Statement by the President on World Refugee Day (June 19)

Tomorrow, on World Refugee Day, we will pause to reflect on the millions around the world who have been displaced from their homes—the hardships they face, the courage and resilience they demonstrate, and the dedication of those who come to their aid. This year’s commemoration comes as worldwide displacement reaches record levels, with nearly 60 ...
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American College Students from US State of Georgia Visit US Embassy during Study Tour in Georgia (June 18)

On June 18, American college students and their professor from Mercer University in the US state of Georgia visited the US Embassy to learn about the work of US diplomatic missions overseas.  Embassy officials explained the role and responsibilities of American diplomats, and then spoke about the importance of Georgia to the United States.  The ...
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Ambassador Norland’s answer to media’s question about Tbilisi’s recent flooding and possible US support for recovery efforts in Geor

First of all, we want to continue to reiterate our condolences for the way in which this tragedy is being compounded by further victims, and our heart goes out to all of those involved: to the director of the zoo, to his staff, and to all concerned. The United States has already indicated that we ...
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Georgia Way Conference (June 18)

On June 18, Ambassador Norland attended the 12th International Conference on Georgia’s European Way hosted in Batumi, Georgia.  While at the opening of the two-day conference, Ambassador Norland met with the President of Bulgaria, Rosen Plevneliev, who is currently visiting Georgia.
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