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February 21, 2020

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  • February 20, 2020

    The Iranian People Deserve Free and Fair Elections

    The U.S. sanctioned those responsible for denying Iranians the right to free and fair elections. The Iranian people deserve the opportunity to express their opinions without being marginalized or massacred.

  • February 20, 2020

    U.S. Condemns Russian Cyber Attack

    We stand with Georgia in condemning Russia’s cyber attack against its people and institutions. Russia must immediately cease this behavior in Georgia and elsewhere. The stability of cyberspace depends on the responsible behavior of all nations.

  • February 19, 2020

    Chinese Action Against Journalists

    The U.S. condemns the move by China to expel three Wall Street Journal journalists. Mature, responsible countries understand that a free press reports facts and expresses opinions. China should not restrict free speech.

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