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Iranian Strikes in Iraq

Casualties: The President noted in his remarks that there were no casualties; governments of Iraq, Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, and Spain also reported no casualties among their soldiers in Iraq. Iraqi Protests Against Iran: Iraqi protesters in Nasiriyah reportedly refused to allow supporters of Iran-aligned groups Badr Organization, Asaib Ahl ...
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United States and Canada Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Critical Energy Minerals

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson Media Note December 18, 2019 Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Francis Fannon and Canadian Associate Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Shawn Tupper signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today in Washington, D.C. on energy mineral resources.  The United States and Canada recognize global demand for ...
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On Algerian Presidential Elections

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement by Morgan Ortagus, Spokesperson December 13, 2019 The United States congratulates Algeria on the recent conclusion of presidential elections.  The United States and Algeria enjoy a mutually respectful and beneficial partnership.  We look forward to working with President-elect Abdelmadjid Tebboune to promote regional ...
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International Anticorruption Day

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo December 9, 2019 Today, on International Anticorruption Day, we reaffirm our commitment to prevent and combat corruption globally.  Corruption obstructs economic growth and development, facilitates transnational crime, and fuels terrorism, robbing citizens around the world of their basic ...
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