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President Donald J. Trump to Withdraw the U.S. from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty

White House February 1, 2019 President Donald J. Trump to Withdraw the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty   “Russia has not, unfortunately, honored the agreement, so we’re going to terminate the agreement. We’re going to pull out.” President Donald J. Trump RESTORING ACCOUNTABILITY TO ARMS CONTROL: President Donald J. Trump is ...
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Remarks by Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State on INF Treaty

Department of State Press Briefing Room, Washington, DC February 1, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. At the core of President Trump’s foreign policy are a few very, very simple truths. The security of the American people must be our greatest consideration, the agreements into which we enter must serve American interests, and countries must be held ...
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Presidential Proclamation on National African American History Month, 2019

Issued on: January 31, 2019 In the year 1619, a Dutch trading ship sailed into the Chesapeake Bay and dropped anchor at Point Comfort, Virginia.  The vessel’s arrival marked the beginning of the unscrupulous slave trade in the American colonies.  It was from this immoral origin—and through inhuman conditions, discrimination, and prolonged hardship—that emerged the vibrant ...
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75th ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY LANDING AND THE BATTLE OF NORMANDY

COMMEMORATIVE EVENTS JUNE 1-10, 2019 EVENT INFORMATION Event planning for the 75th anniversary of D-Day is underway. When an event schedule and ticketing procedures are announced, instructions and contact information will be posted on the website of the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) at  abmc.gov . Veterans and travelers with questions about 75th Anniversary events, please ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Location:  France, countrywide.  Including, but not limited to:  Paris, Amiens, Avignon, Bordeaux, Bourges, Caen, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nancy, Nantes, Nice, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg, and Toulouse. Gathering points and routes in Paris include but are not limited to, the following locations and surrounding areas: Champs-Elysees, Boulevard Saint-Germain, Place de la Concorde, Place de ...
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