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14th Anniversary of the Inter-American Democratic Charter

On September 17, 2015, Interim Permanent Representative of the United States Michael J. Fitzpatrick addressed a meeting of the OAS Committee on Juridical and Political Affairs to commemorate the 14th anniversary of the Inter-American Democratic Charter. Thank you and congratulations, Mr. Chair, for convening today’s meeting. First, the United States joins all assembled in expressing ...
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Remarks by Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Michael J. Fitzpatrick

Interim Permanent Representative Fitzpatrick addressed a Special Meeting of the OAS Permanent Council to address the humanitarian crisis along the Colombia-Venezuela border and Colombia’s request for a Consultation of Ministers, August 31, 2015. Thank you Mr. Chair.  The United States has taken note of the ongoing humanitarian situation along the Colombia-Venezuela border. The United States ...
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Remarks by Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Michael J. Fitzpatrick

Interim Permanent Representative Fitzpatrick addressed a Special Meeting of the OAS Permanent Council to receive the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Haiti, Lener Renauld, July 8, 2015. Thank you, Chair.  Mr. Secretary General, the United States would like to take this opportunity to thank Foreign Minister Renauld for his presentation.  We very much appreciate the ...
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OAS Permanent Council Receives the Foreign Minister of the Dominican Republic

Interim Permanent Representative Fitzpatrick addressed a Special Meeting of the OAS Permanent Council to receive the Foreign Minister of the Dominican Republic, Andres Navarro Garcia, June 30, 2015. Thank you, Mr. Chairman.  Mr. Secretary-General, Permanent Representatives: Good afternoon — y muy buenas tardes a todas y a todos.  The United States would like to take this ...
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OAS Bids Farewell to Secretary General Insulza

On May 22, 2015, the OAS Permanent Council held a Special Session to bid farewell to OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza. State Department Counselor Thomas A. Shannon delivered remarks on behalf of the delegation of the United States. Counselor Shannon’s Remarks  May 22, 2015 Video Thank you very much Mr. Chairman, it is a tremendous ...
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