Joint Statement of President Trump of the United States and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the Singapore Summit

Issued on: June 12, 2018 President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a first, historic summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018. President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un conducted a comprehensive, in-depth, ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on the Maduro Regime in Venezuela

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21, 2018 Today, I have taken action to prevent the Maduro regime from conducting “fire sales,” liquidating Venezuela’s critical assets—assets the country will need to rebuild its economy. This money belongs to the Venezuelan people. I have signed an Executive Order to prevent ...
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An Unfair, Unfree Vote in Venezuela

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 21, 2018 The United States condemns the fraudulent election that took place in Venezuela on May 20. This so-called “election” is an attack on constitutional order and an affront to Venezuela’s tradition of democracy. Until the Maduro regime restores a democratic path in Venezuela through ...
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Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Argentine Foreign Minister Faurie

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 20, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Today, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie on the margins of the G-20 Foreign Ministers meeting in Buenos Aires. Deputy Secretary Sullivan thanked Foreign Minister Faurie for the Argentine ...
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Venezuela: Excerpts from Remarks by Vice President Pence at the OAS

…………………………….. Yet more than any other nation in our hemisphere, in Venezuela, the tragedy of tyranny is on full display. And the blame can be laid squarely at the feet of one man: Nicolás Maduro. Maduro promised his people he would restore prosperity, but delivered only deeper poverty. He promised them safety and security, but ...
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Deputy Secretary John Sullivan leads US delegation to G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE May 17, 2018 Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina from May 20-21 to lead the U.S. delegation to the G-20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. The G-20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting offers an opportunity for foreign ministers to ...
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Ambassador Prado submits credentials to President Macri

May 16, 2018 United States Ambassador to Argentina, Edward C. Prado, officially submitted his credentials to Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri on May 15th at the Olivos presidential residence. Ambassador Prado said the meeting was excellent and highlighted the close ties between the U.S. and Argentina. After the encounter, Ambassador Prado headed to San Martin Square ...
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On the Opening of U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson ________________________________________ For Immediate Release Statement by Secretary Pompeo May 14, 2018 Today I am proud to celebrate the opening of the United States Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem. This significant event fulfills a promise made by President Trump. As he proclaimed on December 6, 2017, “Seventy years ...
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Statement from the President on the Confirmation of Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2018 I am pleased with the Senate’s confirmation of Mike Pompeo to serve as our country’s top diplomat. Having a patriot of Mike’s immense talent, energy, and intellect leading the Department of State will be an incredible asset for our country at ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence at First Plenary Session of the Summit of the Americas

Lima, Peru THE VICE PRESIDENT: Secretary General Almagro, President Vizcarra, Presidents, Prime Ministers, and leaders from across the Western Hemisphere — it is my great honor to join you today, as Vice President of the United States of America, at the 8th Summit of the Americas. And I bring greetings and great respect to each ...
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Statement By H. Nauert – Acting Secretary Sullivan Travel to Lima, Peru to Participate in the Summit of the Americas

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 10, 2018 Acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to Lima, Peru from April 11-14, to accompany Vice President Mike Pence at the Eighth Summit of the Americas. During the Summit, the United States will promote priorities of mutual interest to the region, including ...
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Statement from VP Pence’s Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director Jarrod Agen

April 10, 2018 The Vice President is honored to represent the United States at the 8th Summit of the Americas at President Trump’s request. He looks forward to promoting policy that will lead to an even stronger U.S. economy and working with our close allies in Latin America to collectively hold undemocratic actors in the ...
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On the Chemical Attack in Douma

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC April 7, 2018 We continue to closely follow disturbing reports on April 7 regarding another alleged chemical weapons attack, this time targeting a hospital in Douma, Syria. Reports from a number of contacts and medical personnel on the ground indicate a potentially high number of casualties, including ...
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Statement of Judge Edward C. Prado before Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Statement of Judge Edward C. Prado Nominee to be U.S. Ambassador to the Argentine Republic Senate Committee on Foreign Relations March 7, 2018 Members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee: It is an honor to appear before you today as the President’s nominee to be the United States Ambassador to the Argentine Republic.  I must ...
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Argentine Ministers Visit the US

Argentine Minister of Security Minister Patricia Bullrich met with several top US officials to discuss security issues during a trip to the United States from Feb date to date, 2018.. In Washington, DC, Bullrich attended meetings with senior officials from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Department ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Tom Cooney’s Statements

Following U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Argentina, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Tom Cooney held a phone conference with regional outlets, and was interviewed on TV. The following stories highlight the Chargé d’Affaires statements on the Secretary’s visit, the bilateral relation and regional issues. Infobae (In Spanish) Estados Unidos apoyó las reformas del Gobierno y ve a la Argentina como “un modelo para la región” La Nacion (In Spanish) Un idilio en los tiempos de America First Cronista Comercial (In Spanish) Macri trató una agenda estratégica con el canciller de Trump, que evitó definiciones Telam (In ...
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Press Availability With Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie

Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Buenos Aires, Argentina February 4, 2018 FOREIGN MINISTER FAURIE: (Via interpreter) Good afternoon. Thank you for making the effort on this Sunday afternoon, on such a fine day. We were just chatting with Rex about the spectacular summer sky we’ve got today, so thank you for making the ...
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U.S. Engagement in the Western Hemisphere

Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas February 1, 2018 SECRETARY TILLERSON: Thank you, thank you so much. And thank you, Greg, for that very kind, warm introduction, inviting me back home today. And I want to thank those at the Clements Center of National Security and the ...
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President Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Edward C. Prado to be Ambassador to the Argentine Republic

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2018 Edward C. Prado of Texas, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Argentine Republic. Judge Edward Charles Prado is a distinguished Federal jurist having served as a United States judge for almost 35 years. ...
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Office of the Historian Release of Chapters on Argentina and the Latin America Region in FRUS, 1977-1980, South America; Latin America Region

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 25, 2017 The Department of State released today a portion of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume XXIV, South America; Latin America Region. The two compilations released today, on Argentina and the Latin America Region, were given priority in the declassification process as part ...
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On the Expulsion of Cuban Officials from the United States

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC October 3, 2017 On October 3, the Department of State informed the Government of Cuba that it was ordering the departure of 15 of its officials from its embassy in Washington, D.C. The decision was made due to Cuba’s failure to take appropriate steps to ...
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Remarks by Vice President Mike Pence to the United Nations Security Council

The White House Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release September 20, 2017 Security Council Chamber 11:16 A.M.  EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Mr. President, Chairperson Faki, President Ramos-Horta, distinguished members of the Security Council, it’s a great honor to be with you today in the midst of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly… FULL TEXT
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Remarks by President Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

United Nations New York, New York 10:04 A.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Mr. Secretary General, Mr. President, world leaders, and distinguished delegates:  Welcome to New York.  It is a profound honor to stand here in my home city, as a representative of the American people, to address the people of the world. As millions of our ...
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72nd session of the UN General Assembly

The 72nd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) opened at the UN Headquarters in New York City on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. During this session of UNGA, the United States will have numerous opportunities to engage multilaterally and bilaterally to advance U.S. priorities in five key areas: addressing the threat to global peace ...
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Statement by the Press Secretary on Venezuela

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 11, 2017 Today, Nicolas Maduro requested a phone call with President Donald J. Trump. Since the start of this Administration, President Trump has asked that Maduro respect Venezuela’s constitution, hold free and fair elections, release political prisoners, cease all human rights violations, and ...
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Treasury Sanctions Eight Individuals Involved in Venezuela’s Illegitimate Constituent Assembly

8/9/2017 Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated eight individuals involved in organizing or otherwise supporting the creation of Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly (Asamblea Constituyente or AC) and participating in anti-democratic actions pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13692.  The AC, which seeks to rewrite the Venezuelan constitution ...
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Venezuela’s Illegitimate National Constituent Assembly

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC August 3, 2017 The United States considers the Venezuelan National Constituent Assembly the illegitimate product of a flawed process designed by the Maduro dictatorship to further its assault on democracy. The process was rigged from the start, from the irregular manner in which the election was decreed ...
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Statement by President Donald J. Trump

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1, 2017 The United States condemns the actions of the Maduro dictatorship.  Mr. Lopez and Mr. Ledezma are political prisoners being held illegally by the regime.  The United States holds Maduro – who publicly announced just hours earlier that he would move against ...
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Remarks at the Plenary Session of the OAS General Assembly

Remarks John J. Sullivan Deputy Secretary of State Cancun, Mexico June 20, 2017 DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN: Thank you, Mr. President, distinguished heads of delegations, participants in this general assembly, ladies and gentlemen. I want to thank – start by thanking President Pena Nieto, Foreign Minister Videgaray, and the people of Mexico for hosting this year’s ...
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Vice President Mike Pence Visits Central and South America

WASHINGTON, DC – Speaking at the inaugural Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America today, Vice President Mike Pence announced he will travel to Central and South America in August on behalf of President Trump. On August 13–18, 2017, the Vice President will travel to Cartagena and Bogota, Colombia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santiago, Chile; ...
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Remarks by President Trump at NATO Unveiling of the Article 5 and Berlin Wall Memorials – Brussels, Belgium

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release May 25, 2017 NATO Headquarters Brussels, Belgium PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you very much, Secretary General Stoltenberg.  Chancellor Merkel, thank you very much.  Other heads of state and government, I am honored to be here with members of an alliance that has promoted safety and ...
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Department of State Releases Documents

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 27, 2017 Today the Department of State is releasing documents related to human rights abuses committed in Argentina during the 1976-1983 military dictatorship. These documents were hand-delivered to Argentine President Mauricio Macri this morning by President Donald J. Trump as another demonstration of the importance the ...
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Visit of Florida Governor

Florida Governor Rick Scott will lead a 60-member mission to Argentina April 23-26.  He will be accompanied by his wife, First Lady of Florida Ann Scott and a large delegation of State of Florida officials (Mayors, Economic Development Offices, Port officials, Utilities) and 15 Florida companies. The Governor will meet with counterparts in the Government ...
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Venezuelan Supreme Court Decision Greatly Undermines Democratic Institutions

Press Statement Mark C. Toner Acting Spokesperson Washington, DC March 30, 2017 The United States condemns the Venezuelan Supreme Court’s March 29 decision to usurp the powers of the democratically elected National Assembly. This rupture of democratic and constitutional norms greatly damages Venezuela’s democratic institutions and denies the Venezuelan people the right to shape their country’s ...
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Sec. Tillerson on President Trump’s Speech to Joint Session of Congress

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY TILLERSON March 1, 2017 On President Trump’s Speech to Joint Session of Congress As the President laid out in his address to Congress, the State Department will continue to engage to advance U.S. interests in the world in cooperation with our ...
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Readout of the President’s Call with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2017  READOUT OF THE PRESIDENT’S CALL WITH PRESIDENT MAURICIO MACRI OF ARGENTINA President Donald J. Trump spoke with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina yesterday and emphasized the strong and enduring bilateral ties between the United States and Argentina.  President Trump underscored the ...
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50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Tlatelolco

Press Statement Mark C. Toner Acting Spokesperson Washington, DC February 13, 2017 Fifty years ago, on February 14, 1967, the Treaty of Tlatelolco opened for signature. This landmark Treaty led to the establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in Latin America and the Caribbean, the first agreement to prohibit nuclear weapons in a populated area. It paved ...
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FACT SHEET: Actions in Response to Russian Malicious Cyber Activity and Harassment

Today, President Obama authorized a number of actions in response to the Russian government’s aggressive harassment of U.S. officials and cyber operations aimed at the U.S. election in 2016.  Russia’s cyber activities were intended to influence the election, erode faith in U.S. democratic institutions, sow doubt about the integrity of our electoral process, and undermine ...
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Sec. Kerry Remarks on Middle East Peace

Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State The Dean Acheson Auditorium Washington, DC December 28, 2016 SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very, very much. Thank you. (Coughs.) Excuse me. Thank you for your patience, all of you. For those of you who celebrated Christmas, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. ...
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Argentine Government Memorial honoring Patricia Derian

Ambassador Noah Mamet participated on December 12 in a ceremony organized by the Government of Argentina to honor Patricia Derian at the National Archive of Memory. Argentina´s Undersecretary for Human Rights and Cultural Pluralism Claudio Avruj led the ceremony. Journalist Robert Cox, former editor of the Buenos Aires herald, was also in attendance. During the ...
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FACT SHEET: Argentina Declassification Project

President Obama announced during his March 2016 visit to Argentina that the United States would embark on a comprehensive effort to identify additional records related to human rights abuses committed under Argentina’s dictatorship.  In a ceremony to commemorate the victims of the dictatorship at the Parque de la Memoria in Buenos Aires, President Obama said, ...
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Visit of Secretary of Labor Perez

Thomas Perez, U.S. Secretary of Labor, visited Argentina on November 11-15. During his visit, secretary Perez met with  Argentine government officials, union leaders, higher education institutions and civil society organizations to discuss opportunities for bilateral cooperation and present initiatives related to employment and training. Secretary Perez also announced the Department of Labor has awarded 3 ...
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Statement by the Press Secretary

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2016 Statement by the Press Secretary From the White House residence, the President phoned Donald Trump to congratulate him on his victory early this morning. The President also called Secretary Clinton and expressed admiration for the strong campaign she waged throughout the ...
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Leaders’ Summit on Refugees

On September 20, President Obama joined UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon as well as leaders from Canada, Ethiopia, Germany, Jordan, Mexico, and Sweden in hosting the Leaders’ Summit on Refugees. The Summit built on a meeting earlier in the day to mobilize private sector resources to address this same crisis. Fifty-two countries and international organizations, ...
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Visit of Ambassador Thorne

Ambassador David H. Thorne, Senior Advisor to Secretary of State John Kerry, traveled to Argentina on Septermber 14-15 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina and to participate in the Argentina Business and Investment Forum. During his visit, Ambassador Thorne met with senior officials at the Finance Ministry and production Ministry, and participated ...
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Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden at the 20th Annual CAF Conference

About Argentina “… We’re also seeing positive momentum in Argentina, where the President — new president, by the way — has paved a reform agenda for a way for Argentina to return to the international financial community. And the reinvigorated partnership between Argentina and the United States has already opened doors to improve security, increase ...
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Assistant Secretary Rose Visit

Frank Rose, Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance, traveled to Argentina on August 18-19 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina.  During his visit, he met with senior officials at the Foreign Ministry, Defense Ministry, and CONAE to discuss opportunities for bilateral and global cooperation. Assistant Secretary Frank A. Rose Bio ...
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Joint Statement on Recent Developments in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 11, 2016   We the undersigned, Member States of the Organization of American States (OAS), underscore our commitment to the Charter of the Organization and the Inter-American Democratic Charter, the OAS Permanent Council’s declaration on Venezuela of June 1, 2016 (CP/DEC 63/16), and our support for ...
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Argentina Declassification Project: Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 8, 2016 President Obama announced during his March 2016 visit to Argentina that the United States would embark on a comprehensive effort to identify additional records related to human rights abuses committed under Argentina’s dictatorship. … Full Text
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Argentina Declassification Project

August 8, 2016 During his landmark visit to Argentina in March, President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. government would declassify records relating to human rights abuses under Argentina’s 1976-1983 dictatorship. At a ceremony commemorating the victims of these human rights abuses, held on the 40th anniversary of the 1976 coup d’état, the President committed ...
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Joint Statement from the U.S.-Argentina High-Level Dialogue

Joint Statement Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 4, 2016 Today, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra launched in Buenos Aires a High-Level Dialogue (HLD) to strengthen a bilateral partnership that is rooted in common values, principles, and interests. They agreed that the HLD will aim to ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry Visit Argentina

Secretary of State John Kerry visited Argentina on August 4. Secretary Kerry met with President Mauricio Macri, Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra and other officials of the Argentine government. Secretary of State John Kerry Bio On February 1, 2013, John Forbes Kerry was sworn in as the 68th secretary of state of the United States, becoming ...
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United States-Cuba One Year Anniversary of Re-established Diplomatic Relations

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  FACT SHEET July 20, 2016 United States-Cuba One Year Anniversary of Re-established Diplomatic Relations July 20 marks the completion of the first year of restored diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba.  What have we accomplished?  This historic breakthrough has allowed us to ...
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Visit of Leslie R. Caldwell

Leslie R. Caldwell, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, Department of Justice, traveled to Argentina on May 15-18 to meet with Argentine government officials. During her visit, Mrs. Caldwell met with high level officials from the Ministry of Security, the Ministry of Justice, the Supreme Court, and the Financial Investigations Unit to discuss opportunities ...
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Embassy 2016 Presidential Elections Speaker Series Begins

Adryana Boyne, consultant, analyst, strategist on public policy, politics, business marketing, and Hispanic issues, and Alejandra Salinas, former National President of the College Democrats of America, the official youth outreach arm of the Democratic Party, visited Buenos Aires from May 2 to May 6. The Embassy worked with the United States Chair of San Andres ...
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U.S. and Argentina Sign Joint Statement on Security Cooperation and Travel Facilitation

March 23, 2016 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – US Ambassador Mamet and FM Malcorra (in the presence of Argentine Ministry of Security and Ministry of Interior, Public Works, and Housing) signed today a joint statement establishing areas for continued collaboration on border security and the facilitation of secure travel between the United States and Argentina. To ...
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Assistant Secretary Roberta Jacobson in Argentina

Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, traveled to Argentina with the delegation that accompanied President Barack Obama during his visit to the country. She participated in bilateral meetings and attended the press conference that provided both presidents at Casa Rosada. Assitant Secretary Jacobson Biography Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs ...
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Remarks by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice: “Seizing a Transformational Moment in the Western Hemisphere”

Good evening, everyone.  Thank you, Fred, for that generous introduction and Peter for the great work you’re doing here.  Thank you, Adrienne Arsht for making all this possible.  Governor Huntsman, always great to see you.  I want to thank to the organizations who helped put this event together and to everyone joining us tonight.  I ...
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US Congress Delegation Visits Argentina

From March 9th to the 12th, a United States Congressional delegation led by Representative Hal Rogers, the Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, will be visiting the Argentine Congress and Ministry of Defense for the purpose of discussing bilateral and global interests of mutual interest.  The following members of the United States Congress’ House Appropriations ...
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US Congress Delegation Visits Argentina

March 6-8, 2016 A delegation from the United States Congress is visiting Argentina from March 6 to 8.  The delegation is led by Rep. Jeff Duncan, a member of the Republican Party from the state of South Carolina. The purpose of the visit is to build upon bilateral relations with senior government officials in Argentina, ...
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Visit of Kristie Kenney

Kristie Kenney, Special Advisor to Secretary of State John Kerry, will  travel to Argentina February 3-4 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina.  They will discuss new opportunities for increased bilateral cooperation on a wide range of topics of mutual interest.  While in Argentina, the Special Advisor will also meet prominent politicians from ...
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U.S. Delegation Attends Swearing-In Ceremony of the President-elect of Argentina

A diplomatic delegation from the US is visiting Argentina to attend the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Mauricio Macri. The delegation is composed by Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation, and Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs. They will be accompanied by Ambassador Noah Mamet. During the visit, the U.S. government representatives will ...
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