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 Release of Political Prisoners

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement by SPOKESPERSON NAUERT June 26, 2018  Release of Political Prisoners The United States reiterates its deep concern for political prisoners in Cuba.  The cases of Dr. Ariel Ruiz Urquiola and Dr. Eduardo Cardet, both of whom a prominent human rights organization has declared ...
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United States and Cuba Hold Seventh Bilateral Commission Meeting

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE June 14, 2017 United States and Cuba Hold Seventh Bilateral Commission Meeting The United States and Cuba held the seventh Bilateral Commission meeting in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, June 14. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs John Creamer led ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence at Organization of American States Reception

Remarks by Vice President Pence at Organization of American States Reception Indian Treaty Room Eisenhower Executive Office Building 7:55 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you, Deputy Secretary Sullivan.  To Secretary General Almagro, Ambassador Trujillo, and to all the great representatives of freedom-loving nations across the New World: On behalf of the First Family, ...
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Remarks at the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS)

Remarks at the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) Mike Pompeo Secretary of State OAS Headquarters Washington, DC June 4, 2018 SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you. Thank you, Secretary General Almagro and your team, for organizing this 48th General Assembly of the OAS. We are incredibly grateful for your leadership.It is a pleasure to ...
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LGBTI Pride Month

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement By SecretaryPompeo June 1, 2018 LGBTI Pride Month The United States joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month, and reaffirms its commitment to protecting and defending the human rights of all, including LGBTI persons. ...
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