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Syria Sanctions Designations

Tomorrow will mark the seventh anniversary of the Assad regime’s chemical weapons attack in Ghouta which killed over 1,400 Syrians. Today, in memory of the victims of that brutality, the United States is announcing six sanctions against the Assad regime’s military, government, and financial supporters. As we continue to implement the goals of the Caesar ...
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On the Occasion of World Humanitarian Day

On World Humanitarian Day, we honor the memory of humanitarian workers who made the ultimate sacrifice answering the call to protect the lives and alleviate the suffering of the world’s most vulnerable people.  We recognize the tireless commitment of these individuals who put the lives of others before their own and who persist in their ...
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Consul General Mary Avery Visits the USS Hershel Woody Williams

After departing the Naval Station in Norfolk, Virginia on July 27, Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) arrived in port in Naples, Italy, for a routine logistics stop on Aug. 13, 2020. The ship is 784 feet-long (230 meters) and features a 52,000 square-foot (4,830 square-meter) flight deck.  It is designed support special operations, aviation, command and control, and staff support in ...
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