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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

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G7 Foreign Ministers’ Statement in Support of the IAEA’s Efforts to Promote Nuclear Safety and Security at the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 10, 2022 The text of the following statement was released by the G7 foreign ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, and the High Representative of the European Union. We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, ...
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$89 Million in New U.S. Humanitarian Demining Assistance for Ukraine

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 9, 2022 On August 9 the Department announced its intention to provide $89 million of FY 2022 funding to help the Government of Ukraine address the urgent humanitarian challenges posed by explosive remnants of war created by Russia’s brutal war of aggression. Russia’s unlawful and unprovoked further invasion ...
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Promoting Accountability on the Second Anniversary of the Fraudulent Election in Belarus

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 9, 2022 On the second anniversary of the presidential election in Belarus, we commend the Belarusian people who showed up in record numbers to cast their ballots, exercise their rights, and determine their own future.  When it was clear the election had been stolen by the Lukashenka regime, ...
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Second Anniversary of the Fraudulent Presidential Belarusian Election

August 9, 2022 Two years ago, the people of Belarus exercised their democratic right to elect their president. In response, Alyaksandr Lukashenka falsified the results and claimed victory, trampling the democratic aspirations and rights of the Belarusian people. Since then, a major mobilization in support of democracy has been met by violence and repression by ...
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