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Statement from Gen. Joseph Votel , commander, U.S. Central Command, on the completion of the Central and South Asia Chiefs of Defense Conference

Statement from Gen. Joseph Votel , commander, U.S. Central Command, on the completion of the Central and South Asia Chiefs of Defense Conference, Tashkent, Uzbekistan I want to thank President Mirziyoyev and the Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan for graciously hosting the Central and South Asia Chiefs of Defense Conference. As the first partner nation ...
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Measles Outbreak

Dear U.S. citizens, The U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan recently sent out a Health Alert ( https://kz.usembassy.gov/health-alert-outbreak-of-measles-in-kazakhstan/ ) on measles cases in Kazakhstan.  This alert may be useful for those who plan travel to or to the vicinity of Kazakhstan in the near future.  Please note that the Health Alert in question was based on the CDC ...
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USGS Establishes Scientific Cooperation with Uzbek State Committee on Geology

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) met with the Uzbek State Committee on Geology last week with hopes to create lasting scientific cooperation, focusing on projects involving water and mineral resources. The USGS team consisted of Dr. Ingrid Verstraeten, Senior Science Advisor of USGS Programs within Europe, Russia, and Central Asia, and Dr. Walter Guidroz, ...
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Remarks by President Trump at Signing of the National Security Presidential Memorandum to Launch the W-GDP Initiative

 Issued on: February 7, 2019 Oval Office 1:59 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  We’re here today to launch the first-ever, U.S. government-wide initiative focused on economic empowerment for women in developing countries.  A lot of people have worked very hard, especially some of the people behind me. I want to thank Ivanka for the incredible job that ...
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President Donald J. Trump Is Committed to Women’s Economic Empowerment Around the World

Issued on: February 7, 2019 By investing in women around the world, we’re investing in families, we’re investing in prosperity, and we’re investing in peace. President Donald J. Trump PROMOTING ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT FOR WOMEN: The Trump Administration is launching a historic initiative to empower women globally to fulfill their economic potential. Today, the Trump Administration launched the Women’s Global Development ...
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