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Secretary Pompeo’s Statement on the Prosecution of Four Suspects in the MH17 Case

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE WASHINGTON, DC JUNE 19, 2019 The United States welcomes the announcement today regarding the indictment of four individuals for their role in the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 on July 17, 2014. This is an important milestone in the search for the truth, and we remain confident in ...
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Fulbright Awards Ceremony 2019

On June 17, 2019, Public Affairs Officer Sherry Keneson-Hall spoke at the Fulbright Award Ceremony, in the historic Academiegebouw of Utrecht University, on the occasion of Dutch students and scholars being honored as the latest Fulbright grantees. Established in 1946, the Fulbright Scholar program is an American scholarship administered jointly with the Dutch government, in which American students ...
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Fietselfstedentocht: U.S. Embassy team joins 15,000 riders in Friesland

Ambassador Hoekstra and a U.S. Embassy team joined over 15,000 other riders in the traditional Fietselfstedentocht on Whit Monday. The 235 km (or 146 miles) track led the participants through the eleven cities and the countryside of the beautiful province of Friesland, from Dokkum in the East to Stavoren on the shores of the IJsselmeer. What ...
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Remarks by President Trump on the 75th Commemoration of D-Day

Remarks Normandy American Cemetery June 6, 1944 Colleville-sur-Mer, France THE PRESIDENT:  President Macron, Mrs. Macron, and the people of France; to the First Lady of the United States and members of the United States Congress; to distinguished guests, veterans, and my fellow Americans: We are gathered here on Freedom’s Altar.  On these shores, on these bluffs, ...
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Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 Deliverables

OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JUNE 5, 2019 The  2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit  (GES 2019), co-hosted by the U.S. and Dutch governments, showcased the depth and breadth of innovations that are improving lives around the world, and the critical role of governments in enabling environments for innovation to thrive. With a theme of The Future Now, GES 2019 empowered entrepreneurs to pursue solutions to global challenges ...
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