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August 8, 2022

Secretary Blinken To Launch the U.S. Strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa During Trip to South Africa

The strategy will reinforce the U.S. view that African countries are critical geostrategic players


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  • August 8, 2022

    Welcoming the Ceasefire Agreement in Gaza and Israel

    The United States welcomes the agreement to bring an end to hostilities and restore calm in Gaza and Israel. The agreement will bring a welcome respite to Israeli and Palestinian civilians and permit deliveries of critical fuel and other supplies into Gaza.

  • August 7, 2022

    Anniversary of the Russian Invasion of Georgia

    Fourteen years ago, Russia invaded the sovereign nation of Georgia. We remain steadfast in our support for the people of Georgia as they seek to protect their sovereignty and territorial integrity and find a peaceful solution to the conflict.

  • August 7, 2022

    24th Anniversary of the 1998 Embassy Bombings

    Today we solemnly remember the lives — Americans, Kenyans, Tanzanians, and others — that were violently taken from us in terrorist attacks against our Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

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