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An Earth Day Message from President Trump

Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 22, 2019 Presidential Message on Earth Day, 2019 Earth Day is a celebration of the abundant beauty and life-sustaining bounty of our natural environment.  On this day, we reaffirm our responsibility to protect God’s wondrous creation for future generations. From the Appalachian Mountains to the golden shores of California, ...
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Ambassador Hoekstra Honorary Patron of the America Europe Friendship Association (AEFA)

On March 29, 2019, Ambassador Hoekstra spoke at an event organized by the America Europe Friendship Association (AEFA) in cooperation with the Municipality of Brunssum. More than 120 guests, including Limburg Governor Theo Bovens, Mayors and NATO representatives were present. The AEFA aims to strengthen the transatlantic relationship, particularly from Limburg but with inclusion of ...
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The Liberation Museum Groesbeek and Wassenaar fire fighter honored at Dutch-American Friendship Day 2019

The U.S. Embassy co-hosted the annual Dutch-American Friendship Day reception with the organization “Americans Overseas Remember” (OAR) . Each year, OAR presents a ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ to an individual or organization in the Netherlands that provided a great contribution to the Dutch-American relationship. For 2019, Ambassador Hoekstra presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Mr. Wiel Lenders, Director of the ...
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CDA Business Club visits the U.S. Embassy in Wassenaar

More than 60 members of the CDA Business Club (a network organization of the Dutch political party Christen-Democratisch Appèl) attended a town hall meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Wassenaar. Ambassador Hoekstra addressed the group, and had an interesting exchange on how to improve the economic and security relations between the Netherlands and the United States. Besides that, ...
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