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Factsheet: Le Niger se Lève

Le Niger se Lève describes all the efforts of U.S. Embassy Niger as it partners with Nigeriens to bring about a better future.  This important work encompasses activities in agriculture, education, entrepreneurship, communications, security, and more. We sincerely believe that Niger is on the rise.  As partners, we commit to working together to continue a ...
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Remarks for Ambassador Eric P. Whitaker Handover Ceremony of the C2 Node February 4, 2019

I am pleased to participate in this ceremony to hand over military equipment from the United States for the benefit of the people of Niger. Over the last two years, the U.S. Government has provided the Government of Niger with Cessna C208 aircraft.  This gave Niger intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capability to locate terrorists and ...
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Presidential Proclamation on National African American History Month, 2019

Issued on: January 31, 2019 In the year 1619, a Dutch trading ship sailed into the Chesapeake Bay and dropped anchor at Point Comfort, Virginia.  The vessel’s arrival marked the beginning of the unscrupulous slave trade in the American colonies.  It was from this immoral origin—and through inhuman conditions, discrimination, and prolonged hardship—that emerged the vibrant ...
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President Donald J. Trump to Withdraw the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty

” Russia has not, unfortunately, honored the agreement, so we’re going to terminate the agreement. We’re going to pull out.” President Donald J. Trump RESTORING ACCOUNTABILITY TO ARMS CONTROL: President Donald J. Trump is taking decisive action to hold Russia accountable for its violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Violations must have consequences. ...
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POMPEO REMARKS PRESS BRIEFING

Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Press Briefing Room Washington, DC February 1, 2019   SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. At the core of President Trump’s foreign policy are a few very, very simple truths. The security of the American people must be our greatest consideration, the agreements into which we enter must serve American ...
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