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Under Secretary Nuland meets Mauritanian Foreign Minister Cheikh Ahmed

On September 24, 2021, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Victoria Nuland, met with His Excellency the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and Mauritanians Abroad, Mr. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. They had a valuable conversation on global, regional, and bilateral priorities for our two ...
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Remarks by President Biden Before the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

10:01 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, my fellow delegates, to all those who dedicate themselves to this noble mission of this institution: It’s my honor to speak to you for the first time as President of the United States. We meet this year in a moment of — intermingled with great pain ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Nouakchott (September 10, 2021)

Location: Mauritania Event: U.S. citizens are urged to be cautious and vigilant when living and traveling abroad given the potential threat of terrorist attacks and extremist action against U.S. citizens and interests.  As the 20th anniversary of September 11th approaches, the possibility for violence overseas may increase. Locations where crowds gather such as hotels, restaurants, ...
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AFRICOM Deputy to the Commander for Civil-Military Engagement Ambassador Andrew Young

Good morning – I am very pleased to be here today with my military counterpart Lt. Gen. Kirk Smith as Deputy Commanders of United States Africa Command. First, I would like to begin by expressing my sincere appreciation for the immense hospitality we’ve received from the people of Mauritania. We have just concluded a broad ...
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