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Joint Statement of the United States of America and the Netherlands on Cooperation in Quantum Information Science and Technology
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Joint Statement of the United States of America and the Netherlands on Cooperation in Quantum Information Science and TechnologyThe text of the following joint statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the Netherlands. Begin Text: The United States of America and the Netherlands, • Recognizing that science, technology, and innovation have enabled transformative capabilities across multiple sectors, from energy to health and communications to transportation, and that...
Actions to Impose Visa Restrictions on Haitians Involved in Street Gangs and Other Haitian Criminal Organizations
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Actions to Impose Visa Restrictions on Haitians Involved in Street Gangs and Other Haitian Criminal OrganizationsToday, the United States announces additional steps taken to support the people of Haiti by continuing to promote accountability for individuals who foment violence, corruption, and instability.  The United States remains deeply concerned by the ongoing lawlessness associated with armed gangs. We condemn in the strongest terms the violent gang activity that led to the...
Nicaragua’s Move to Strip Citizenship from 94 Political Opponents
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Nicaragua’s Move to Strip Citizenship from 94 Political OpponentsThe United States condemns the Government of Nicaragua decision to strip nationality from 94 of its citizens and its citizenship revocation from the 222 political prisoners released last week.  These acts are inconsistent with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which provides that everyone has a right to a nationality.  It marks another step backward for the...
Remarks by Vice President Harris, Prime Minister Marin of Finland, and Prime Minister Kristersson of Sweden Before Trilateral Meeting
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Remarks by Vice President Harris and Prime Minister Sunak of the United Kingdom Before Bilateral MeetingCommerzbankMunich, Germany VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS:  Well, it is my honor and privilege to be with two very important friends of the United States and allies.  And we have had brief discussions, and we’ll now go to a meeting where we’ll have much more extensive conversation about our mutual commitment to the transatlantic Alliance, to Ukraine...
U.S.-Iraq Higher Coordinating Committee – United States Department of State
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U.S.-Iraq Higher Coordinating Committee – United States Department of StateThe U.S.-Iraq Higher Coordinating Committee meeting in Washington, co-chaired by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, underscored the breadth of U.S. support for Iraq. The United States, through its strategic partnership with the Republic of Iraq, seeks to advance mutual objectives of a stable, secure,...
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Remarks by Vice President Harris at the Munich Security ConferenceHotel Bayerischer HofMunich, Germany 12:44 P.M. CEST THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  Thank you, Christoph.  Thank you, Christoph.  Thank you.  Well, it is my honor to be back at the Munich Security Conference. As many of us remember, last year, on this stage, I warned of the imminent invasion of Ukraine by Russia.  And let us all recall:...
Lithuania National Day – United States Department of State
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Lithuania National Day – United States Department of StateOn behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Lithuania as you celebrate your independence. Lithuania has been a valued partner since our diplomatic relations began more than a century ago. Over the past year, Lithuania has shown through its strong support for the people of Ukraine an unwavering commitment to...