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OAS Approves Declaration on the Defense of Democracy and Social Peace in Ecuador

Remarks by Ambassador Carlos Trujillo October 15, 2019 Madam Chair, thank you for convening today’s Special Session of the Permanent Council. We also warmly welcome Minister Valencia back to the OAS, and for describing in detail recent developments in his country. We listened with great interest to his presentation. Let me respond by first reiterating ...
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United States Announces Contribution for OAS Anti-Corruption Efforts

Remarks by Ambassador Carlos Trujillo October 4, 2019 Madam Chair, on behalf of the United States government, I am pleased to announce a new $400,000 contribution from the U.S. Department of State to the OAS to help support the full implementation of the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption. This new contribution reflects the ongoing U.S. commitment ...
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OAS and United States Sign Agreement to Create Inter-American Network on Counterterrorism

October 3, 3019 The Organization of American States (OAS) will launch the Inter-American Network on Counterterrorism, a project aimed at strengthening cooperation between member states to prevent and address terrorist threats in the Western Hemisphere. The information-sharing network, the only one of its kind in the Americas, will operate on a 24/7 basis among OAS ...
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Remarks by President Trump to the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Remarks by President Donald Trump United Nations General Assembly New York, New York September 24, 2019 10:12 A.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you very much.  Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, distinguished delegates, ambassadors, and world leaders: Seven decades of history have passed through this hall, in all of their richness and drama.  Where I stand, the ...
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Fact Sheet – Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan Leads U.S. Delegation to Ministerial Meeting of Rio Treaty

FACT SHEET September 23, 2019 Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan Leads U.S. Delegation to Ministerial-level Meeting of Rio Treaty Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan led the U.S. delegation to a ministerial-level meeting of the Rio Treaty on September 23 in New York, NY, convened by the state parties.  This meeting discussed ...
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