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U.S. Department of State: Statement Regarding the Ongoing Violence in Nicaragua

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The United States condemns the ongoing government-sponsored violence and intimidation campaign in Nicaragua, including the June 16 arson attack against the home and business of a family in Managua, killing six, and the further intimidation of the family during the wake.  Attacks and threats against … Continue reading U.S. Department of State: Statement Regarding the Ongoing Violence in Nicaragua

U.S. Department of State News: Assistant Secretary Dr. Christopher A. Ford To Visit Seoul and Tokyo

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation Dr. Christopher A. Ford will lead a United States delegation to Seoul and Tokyo, June 18 to 20, to convey the Administration’s Iran policy, including with regard to the re-imposition of nuclear-related sanctions on Iran. The … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Assistant Secretary Dr. Christopher A. Ford To Visit Seoul and Tokyo

Department of State News: Statement Regarding the Execution of Mohammad Salas, Iranian Sufi Dervish

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State issued the following statement today: We condemn the Iranian government’s execution of Mohammad Salas, a member of the long-persecuted Iranian Gonabadi Sufi Dervish community.  According to reports, Mr. Salas was hanged this morning at Rajai Shahr Prison, the notorious jail recently designated by the Department of Treasury in connection … Continue reading Department of State News: Statement Regarding the Execution of Mohammad Salas, Iranian Sufi Dervish

U.S. Department of State: Statement Regarding Iraqi Parliamentary Election

WASHINGTON – The United States congratulates the Iraqi people on today’s parliamentary election.  Citizens from every ethnic and religious group, and from all 18 provinces, including those internally displaced, made their voices heard. The newly elected members of parliament will have the important task of forming an inclusive government, responsive to the needs of all … Continue reading U.S. Department of State: Statement Regarding Iraqi Parliamentary Election

Department of State News: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem Dedication Ceremony

WASHINGTON – The Department of State is proud to announce that the U.S. Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem will be dedicated on Monday, May 14.  Ambassador David M. Friedman will preside over the dedication ceremony and Deputy Secretary John J. Sullivan will lead the Presidential Delegation to the historic opening along with Secretary of Treasury … Continue reading Department of State News: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem Dedication Ceremony