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Statement by the President on the Celebration of Orthodox Christmas (January 7)

Michelle and I wish all Orthodox Christians in the United States and in the diverse Orthodox communities throughout the world a blessed and joyous Christmas. During this season of peace and fellowship, we have been saddened to see that, around the world, some Orthodox communities face difficult times and an uncertain future.  We underscore the ...
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Readout of the President’s Call with French President Francois Hollande (January 7)

President Obama called French President Hollande from Air Force One this afternoon to personally offer his condolences and to express solidarity after this morning’s horrific terrorist attack in Paris.  The President reiterated his earlier remarks that our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their loved ones, and that Americans stand beside the people ...
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Secretary Kerry’s Remarks on the Terrorist Attack in Paris (January 7)

John Kerry Secretary of State Polish Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna Treaty Room Washington, DC January 7, 2015 SECRETARY KERRY: I’m very pleased to welcome Polish Foreign Minister Schetyna here to Washington today. He’s come here especially to meet with us and talk about the important relationship between Poland and the United States – a very important ...
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