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Photo showing the new U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania that is situated on a 10.5-acre site in the Tevragh Zeina district. The project was dedicated in October 2017. [Department of State/OBO]

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future