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RSO Noriko Horiuchi (center) and Togo's U.S. Ambassador Robert Whitehead (to Agent Noriko's right) attend an award ceremony on August 19, 2014. On behalf of Togo's president, Togo's Minister of Security (to Agent Noriko's left) knighted Horiuchi with the ''Chevalier de L'Ordre du Mono'' for successfully carrying out important bilateral law-enforcement efforts. (U.S. Department of State photo)

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