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Fact Sheet – Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks at the American University in Cairo: “A Force for Good: America’s Reinvigorated Role in the Middle East

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release FACT SHEET January 10, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO’S REMARKS AT THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY IN CAIRO: “A FORCE FOR GOOD: AMERICA’S REINVIGORATED ROLE IN THE MIDDLE EAST” “In just 24 months, the United States under President Trump has reasserted its traditional role as a force for good ...
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A Force for Good: America Reinvigorated in the Middle East

Speech Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State The American University in Cairo Cairo, Egypt January 10, 2019 Thank you, Frank. Thank you to Frank Ricciardone. Thank you for your service to America as well, in addition to the duties that you perform here. I’ve had the good fortune to be a frequent visitor here to ...
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Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad Visits Turkmenistan

Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad traveled to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan on December 11. During the visit, SRAR Khalilzad met with Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov, Minister of National Security Yaylym Berdiyev, and other Government of Turkmenistan officials. They discussed the importance of a regional approach to bringing all Afghan parties to the negotiating table, ...
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Observance of a National Day of Mourning for Former President George H. W. Bush

In recognition of the death of the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, President Donald Trump has declared a National Day of Mourning on December 5, 2018. The U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat and the American Center will be closed December 5 to honor President Bush’s service and legacy. The Embassy will ...
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American Film Experts Present Documentary Films in Ashgabat

Ashgabat, November 14, 2018 – On Sunday, November 18, the U.S. Embassy will sponsor screenings of three critically-acclaimed independent documentary films, at Ashgabat Cinema, followed by a Q&A session with American film experts. Leading up to the event, three American film experts—director James Q. Chan, filmmaker Tim Skousen, and American Film Showcase representative Jennifer Phan—will ...
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