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The United States Imposes Sweeping New Sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran

The United States Imposes Sweeping New Sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran   PRESS STATEMENT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 The Trump Administration has made clear that the United States will do whatever it takes to prevent the Islamic Republic of Iran, the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism and anti-Semitism, from ...
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Proclamation on the Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Proclamation on the Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg   Issued on: September 19, 2020 Today, our Nation mourns the loss of a trailblazer, not only in the field of law, but in the history of our country. Ruth Bader Ginsburg served more than 27 years as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United ...
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The United States Announces Additional Assistance to Respond to the Venezuela Crisis

The United States Announces Additional Assistance to Respond to the Venezuela Crisis PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 19, 2020 The United States remains the largest single donor of humanitarian and development assistance around the world, including for Venezuelans in need, because doing our part to respond to global crisis situations is ...
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Presidential Determination on Major Drug Transit or Major Illicit Drug Producing Countries for Fiscal Year 2021

Presidential Determination on Major Drug Transit or Major Illicit Drug Producing Countries for Fiscal Year 2021   The White House September 16, 2020   Memorandum for The Secretary Of State SUBJECT: Presidential Determination on Major Drug Transit or Major Illicit Drug Producing Countries for Fiscal Year 2021   By the authority vested in me as ...
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Briefing With Special Representative for Iran and Venezuela Elliott Abrams On Developments in Iran and Venezuela

Briefing With Special Representative for Iran and Venezuela Elliott Abrams On Developments in Iran and Venezuela   SPECIAL BRIEFING ELLIOTT ABRAMS, U.S. SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR VENEZUELA VIA TELECONFERENCE SEPTEMBER 16, 2020   MS ORTAGUS: Thank you so much and good afternoon, everybody. I know we’re having this call right after we did the press conference with ...
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