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Statement by the President on the 45th Anniversary of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (March 5)

Forty-five years ago today the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty entered into force.  At the time that the treaty was signed, it was widely predicted that dozens of countries would develop nuclear weapons, a prospect that threatened to disrupt global stability and security.  Instead, thanks to worldwide collective efforts and commitment, the NPT has become the cornerstone ...
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Remarks on Transatlantic Cooperation and the Crisis in Ukraine (March 5)

Antony J. Blinken Deputy Secretary of StateProfessor Henrik Enderlein, Dean, Hertie School; Dr. Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman, Munich Security Conference Hertie School Berlin, Germany PROFESSOR ENDERLEIN: Deputy Secretary Blinken, ladies and gentlemen, excellencies, it’s a great honor to be here this afternoon to talk about transatlantic relations and the crisis in Ukraine we currently are facing. Had ...
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Ambassador Norland attends IRI’s launch of Empowering Women for Better Local Governance project (March 4)

On March 4, 2015, U.S. Ambassador Richard Norland, together with representatives of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure, international and local organizations,  and leaders of political parties attended the launch of the International Republican Institute’s project entitled “Empowering Women for Better Local Governance.”  Funded by USAID, the project launch is one of the many ...
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STATEMENT: Ambassador Norland’s response to a question at a conference sponsored by the International Republican Institute in Tbilisi (March 4)

“I am not going to comment specifically on the statement by the leader of a NATO country.  I would just say standing here in Tbilisi, I think the important thing is for Georgia to do everything it can to enhance its qualifications for  NATO membership.  Georgia is pursuing, I think, a very thoughtful strategy to ...
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