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Ambassador Hoekstra engages with Christen-Unie youth chapter PerspectieF

During a diplomatic training program, Ambassador Hoekstra spoke to the youth chapter of ChristenUnie, PerspectieF, on international diplomacy, the tools used by the United States to promote foreign policy, and about his experience in business and politics. Questions from the students followed and it was a productive discussion with people who are on track to be ...
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Ambassador Hoekstra opens an exhibit presenting the first D-Day flag

Video: D-Day Flag Ceremony in the Kunsthal, Rotterdam Ambassador Hoekstra spoke at a ceremony to open an exhibit presenting the first D-Day flag and celebrating 75 years of freedom at the Kunsthal in RotterdamMinister of Defense Ank Bijleveld also gave remarks along with the flag’s owner, art collector Bert Kreuk.  The Rotterdam Philharmonic performed the U.S. and Dutch national anthems. The exhibit “D-Day flag 75 years.  A symbol of freedom” opens February ...
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Press Statement: U.S. Intent To Withdraw from the INF Treaty

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC February 2, 2019 On December 4, 2018, the United States announced that the Russian Federation is in material breach of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, an assessment shared by all NATO Allies. The United States also provided notice that unless Russia returned to full ...
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Statement from the President Regarding the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty

Issued on: February 1, 2019 For far too long, Russia has violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with impunity, covertly developing and fielding a prohibited missile system that poses a direct threat to our allies and troops abroad. Tomorrow, the United States will suspend its obligations under the INF Treaty and begin the process ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy The Hague, Netherlands

Location:  Announced gathering points and route includes, but is not limited to, the inner city of The Hague, the Binnenhof and the Plein (near the Dutch government buildings) in The Hague, Netherlands. Event:  Demonstrations are expected from the “Yellow Vests” group on Saturday, February 2, beginning at approximately 10:00 am and lasting until approximately 7:00 ...
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