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May 17, 2019

This Week at State


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  • May 20, 2019

    Terrorist Attacks in Niger, Mali, and Burkina Faso

    The U.S. condemns in the strongest terms last week’s terror attacks in Niger, as well as recent attacks in Mali and Burkina Faso, which have taken the lives of security forces defending their nations.

  • May 18, 2019

    Australian Federal Elections

    The U.S. congratulates Scott Morrison and the Coalition on their victory in the May 18 Australian federal election and looks forward to continuing to work together on our shared vision for a peaceful and more prosperous world.

  • May 18, 2019

    Political Prisoners in Nicaragua

    The U.S. will hold accountable the Ortega regime and Nicaraguan security forces involved in human rights abuses and violations.

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