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Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC February 7, 2019 In order to achieve peace and economic prosperity for all members of society, the United States promotes women’s global development and prosperity today with the signing of a National Security Presidential Memorandum by President Trump. The initiative will advance women’s economic empowerment ...
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USCIS to Close the Moscow Field Office

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) will permanently close its field office in Moscow, Russia, on March 29, 2019. The last day the office will be open to the public and accepting applications is Feb. 28, 2019. Please note that Immigrant and Diversity visa applications for citizens of Belarus will continue to be ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on Act of Vandalism in Kurapaty

The U.S. Embassy in Minsk is deeply disturbed by the destruction on February 1 of the memorial bench presented by U.S. President Bill Clinton to the Belarusian people 25 years ago at Kurapaty and call on Belarusian officials to investigate and prosecute those responsible.  We believe this horrible act does not represent the Belarusian people ...
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