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Feb 16th, 2020
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Dakar (Diplomat.so) – US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Senegalese President Macky Sall in Dakar, Senegal. Secretary Pompeo and President Sall discussed ways to deepen the bilateral trade relationship and to promote mutually beneficial investment. The Secretary and the Pres...
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Feb 10th, 2020
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Washington (Diplomat.so) – According to a news release today at the US State Department, Special Representative for Syria Engagement and Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Ambassador James Jeffrey, joined by Special Envoy for Syria Joel Rayburn, departs today on travel to Tur...
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Feb 6th, 2020
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Washington (Diplomat.so) – US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama in Washington. Secretary Pompeo and Prime Minister Rama discussed shared priorities during Albania’s 2020 Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. T...
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Feb 6th, 2020
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Brussels (Diplomat.so) – According to a press release issued by the European Union that the EU is ensuring that tap water across the EU is safe to drink. Today, member states’ ambassadors meeting in the Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) confirmed the provisional agreement ...
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Jan 23rd, 2020
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Khartoum (ENA + Diplomat.so) – Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan started talks in Khartoum to draft a deal on the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) filling and operations.  The three nations agreed, following a meeting in Washington DC, that the mega dam on the River Nile should be filled in stage...
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Jan 23rd, 2020
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Rio de Janeiro (CPJ+ Diplomat.so)–Brazilian authorities should immediately drop charges against Intercept Brasil co-founder and editor Glenn Greenwald and refrain from prosecuting journalists for their communication with sources, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On January 21, F...
By Najwa Guled
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Jan 21st, 2020
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Washington (Diplomat.so) – On January 21, the United States identified 15 aircraft as blocked property of state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA).  Several of these aircraft have been involved in the harassment of U.S. military flights in Caribbean airspace or have been use...
By Najwa Guled
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Jan 20th, 2020
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Berlin (Diplomat.so) – Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Berlin. Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Maas discussed ongoing international efforts to support a durable ceasefire, a return to a political process, and an end of foreign interference ...
By Najwa Guled
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Jan 10th, 2020
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Manda Bay, Kenya (Africom + Diplomat.so) – Senior U.S. Africa Command officials visited partner forces and U.S. troops stationed at Camp Simba and Manda Bay Airfield, Kenya, Jan 9.  This visit follows the Jan. 5 attack by al-Shabaab militants at the airfield. “I immediately sent members o...
By Najwa Guled
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Jan 4th, 2020
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Baghdad, Iraq (Xinhua + Diplomat.so) — Tensions soared in the Middle East after a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad International Airport on Friday killed an Iranian top commander, with Iran vowing to take “tough revenge,” and the Pentagon saying it planned to send thousands more troops t...