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OAS Holds Special Session on The Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines

Remarks by Bradley A. Freden Interim Permanent Representative of the United States OAS Permanent Council July 21, 2021 Good afternoon.  We would like to thank Colombia for requesting this special meeting and express our appreciation for the panelist presentations.   To follow up on the resolution concerning equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, my delegation would like to provide a ...
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OAS Condemns the Assassination of President Jovenel Moise

Remarks by Bradley A. Freden Interim Permanent Representative of the United States to the OAS OAS Permanent Council Session on the Assassination of President Jovenel Moise July 7, 2021 Thank you Chair for convening this special meeting of the OAS Permanent Council.   We were shocked and saddened to learn that President Moise was assassinated last night in his ...
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Presentation of the Report of the OAS Good Offices Mission to Haiti

Remarks by Bradley A. Freden Interim Permanent Representative of the United States to the OAS June 30, 2021 Thank you Chair.  We would like to thank the government of Haiti for its continued cooperation on this matter and for welcoming the OAS Permanent Council delegation June 8-10.  The United States appreciated being a part of this important Mission and ...
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IACHR Addresses the Human Rights Situation in Nicaragua

Remarks by Bradley A. Freden, Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Special Meeting of the Permanent Council on Nicaragua June 23, 2021   Thank you, Chair, Mr. Secretary General, and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.  Commissioner Antonia Urrejola Noguera, we are deeply grateful for your report.   The Nicaraguan Permanent Representative’s banal rhetoric about a U.S. war on Nicaragua would not normally ...
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