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U.S.-Funded Conservation Project at Bassatine Cemetery Highlights Egypt’s Diverse Cultural Heritage

January 23, 2020 Cairo – The U.S. Embassy in Cairo is pleased to announce that the latest project funded under the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) is the conservation of the Bassatine Cemetery in Cairo, one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the world.  Preservation of this important heritage site will showcase Egypt’s historical ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JANUARY 19, 2020 The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on the margins of the Berlin Summit. Secretary Pompeo expressed outrage over the pointless and tragic death of detained U.S. citizen Moustafa Kassem in Egypt. ...
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USAID Supports Egypt’s Education and Development Priorities in Aswan

ASWAN – U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin visited Aswan Governorate to reaffirm USAID’s strong partnership with the Egyptian people and support for Egypt’s development priorities, including higher education and voluntary family planning. In partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, USAID inaugurated the University Center for ...
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Joint Statement of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, the United States and the World Bank

U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Public Affairs January 15, 2020 Washington, DC – The Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Water Resources of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan and their delegations met with the Secretary of the Treasury and the President of the World Bank, participating as observers, in Washington, D.C. on January 13-15, 2020.  ...
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Remarks by President Trump on Iran

  NATIONAL SECURITY & DEFENSE  Issued on: January 8, 2020 Grand Foyer 11:28 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  As long as I am President of the United States, Iran will never be allowed to have a nuclear weapon. Good morning.  I’m pleased to inform you: The American people should be extremely grateful and happy no Americans were harmed in last night’s ...
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