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COUNTRY REPORTS ON TERRORISM 2017

ERITREA Overview: The Government of Eritrea continued to make regular public statements about its commitment to fighting terrorism. Eritrea also continued and broadened its support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, and it allowed military elements of the coalition to base in Eritrea. In May 2017, the United States recertified Eritrea as “not cooperating fully” with ...
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Assistant Secretary Tibor Nagy Speaks to Congress

Remarks Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference Washington, DC September 14, 2018   Representative Bass, distinguished guests, scholars, colleagues, and friends. I’m honored to be in the company of so many friends of Africa. And I am especially pleased to have been invited to ...
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Anniversary of the Bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC August 7, 2018 Today, on the twentieth anniversary of the bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, we remember the victims of these terrorist attacks. These bombings, carried out by al-Qaida, resulted in more than 250 deaths and nearly ...
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Remarks at the AGOA Forum

DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN: Thank you, Robert, for that kind introduction, and good morning, everyone. It’s a pleasure to be with you this morning. On behalf of Secretary Pompeo, I’m honored to welcome you to the State Department. And on behalf of the United States Government, I’m delighted to open the 17th annual Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and ...
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Eritrea and Ethiopia End War and Adopt Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC July 10, 2018 The United States welcomes the July 9 commitment to peace and security between the State of Eritrea and the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, effectively ending 20 years of conflict. We commend Prime Minister Abiy of Ethiopia and President Isaias of Eritrea ...
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