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Secretary Pompeo Announces Latest Lifesaving the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Results

Additional PEPFAR data reveal that Ethiopia is on the verge of achieving HIV epidemic control

Today, in advance of World AIDS Day 2018, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo announced the latest results achieved by American leadership and partnerships through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which has now saved more than 17 million lives. As of September 30, 2018, PEPFAR is…

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The Second Annual U.S.-AU Countering Violent Extremism Week

The conference will focus on developments and best practices in the Lake Chad Basin and Horn of Africa

The U.S. Mission to the African Union and the African Union opened their joint Countering Violent Extremism Week in Addis Ababa today. The second annual meeting will feature a conference followed by a two-day capacity-building communications-focused workshop for practitioners from across Africa. U.S. Ambassador to the African Union Mary Beth…

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Zambia National Day

As you commemorate this special day, the United States wishes the people of Zambia peace and prosperity in the coming year

On behalf of the Government of the United States, I congratulate the people of Zambia on the 54th anniversary of your country’s independence. The United States and Zambia have a deep friendship. The United States looks forward to a continued partnership in promoting health, economic prosperity, good governance, and environmental…

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Cameroon's Presidential Election Results

While we welcome the Cameroonian Election Commission’s demonstrable improvement over the 2011 elections, there were a number of irregularities prior to, during, and after the October 7 election

The United States congratulates the people of Cameroon for largely peaceful elections on October 7. We urge all parties – including the government – to respect the rule of law, resolve peacefully any disputes through established legal channels, and avoid hate speech. While we welcome the Cameroonian Election Commission’s demonstrable…

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Eswatini National Day

As Eswatini celebrates a half-century of independence, I wish the people of Eswatini a prosperous, healthy, and peaceful future

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer congratulations on the 50th anniversary of Eswatini’s independence. I applaud the Government of the Kingdom of Eswatini’s commitment to the health of its people, as Eswatini continues its work to control HIV/AIDS and achieve its goal of…

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Republic of Congo National Day

Secretary's Remarks: Republic of Congo National Day

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the people of the Republic of Congo on the 58th anniversary of independence on August 15th. The United States looks forward to increased cooperation with the Republic of Congo through African Growth and…

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Moroccan National Day

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer congratulations to His Majesty King Mohammed VI and the Moroccan people as they celebrate the Feast of the Throne on July 30. The United States is proud to work together with Morocco on security cooperation, cultural and…