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Presidential Message on Cuban Independence Day

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2018 Presidential Message on Cuban Independence Day The twentieth of May marks the celebration of Cuban independence won by patriots who wished for individual freedom and the right of self-determination, both of which have been tragically snuffed out by a tired Communist ...
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Press Releases: On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

Press Releases: On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 17, 2018 The United States stands for the protection of fundamental freedoms and universal human rights. Our nation was founded on the bedrock principle that we are all created equal – and that every ...
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Ambassador Haley on Cuba’s Human Rights Record

United States Mission to the United Nations Office of Press and Public Diplomacy For Immediate Release May 16, 2018 Today, Cuba had its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the Human Rights Council, a process that evaluates the human rights records of all UN Member States. In addition to receiving recommendations from other Member States, countries ...
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Remarks at 48th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas

Western Hemisphere: Remarks at 48th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas Remarks John J. Sullivan Acting Secretary of State Washington, DC May 8, 2018 MR PALMIERI: So it’s my honor – it’s my honor today to introduce our next speaker, Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan. When we speak about our ambitious engagement in the Western ...
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