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Readout of Ambassador Hussain’s Meetings With Presidents Ghazouani and Bazoum

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON FEBRUARY 11, 2022 Yesterday, U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Rashad Hussain met with Mauritanian President Mohamed Cheikh El Ghazouani. Ambassador Hussain and President Ghazouani discussed a range of human rights and security issues, including the need to advance respect for religious freedom in the region and across the continent. Ambassador ...
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Mauritanian Government signs Important Agreement with USGS

Minister, Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to be with you today to sign, on behalf of the United States government, this important $9.5 million, 22 month agreement that will provide Mauritania with important data on groundwater resources, in the northern regions of the country. This ceremony gives me the opportunity to reflect: the desert ...
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AAL Rashad Hussain Keynote Address at “Making Peace for the World” Forum

The speech as prepared: • Greetings Mr. President, esteemed ministers, honored guests, and the young people who inspire us all! • Thank you, your Excellency President Ghazouani, for creating this important forum and to Minister Ahmed for this invitation. I am grateful for the Abu Dhabi Forum for Peace, which convened this esteemed group of ...
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Ambassador Hussain Travels to Mauritania

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON FEBRUARY 7, 2022 U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Rashad Hussain will embark on his first trip abroad to Nouakchott, Mauritania, February 7-9. On February 9 at the “Making Peace for the World” Conference, Ambassador Hussain will deliver keynote remarks on addressing religious freedom threats around the globe, promoting mutual tolerance ...
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