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Remarks at a UN Security Council Press Stakeout Following Consultations on Syria

The United States calls on Turkey to halt its offensive and declare a ceasefire immediately. To this end and at the President’s direction, the Vice President is leading a delegation including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, United States National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien, and Ambassador James Jeffrey to voice the United States’ commitment to press ...
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Explanation of Position on Agenda Item 19 (a): Political Declaration for the High-level Political Forum (HLPF)

Courtney R. Nemroff Acting U.S. Representative to ECOSOC U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York, NY October 15, 2019 AS DELIVERED Good morning. Thank you, Mr. President. We would like to thank the co-facilitators, Bahamas and Sweden, for their leadership on this High-level Political Forum (HLPF) resolution. Today the United States is pleased to ...
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United States Statement in an Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders

Courtney R. Nemroff Acting U.S. Representative to ECOSOC U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York, NY October 15, 2019 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Forst, for your report on the situation of human rights defenders, which thoroughly lays out how impunity compounds violations against defenders, impedes respect for human rights, and erodes the rule ...
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United States Statement in an Interactive Dialogue with Mr. Clemont Voule, Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association

The United States reminds member states that affording the right of peaceful assembly and association does not weaken countries, but actually strengthens governance and respects the fundamental freedoms we have all recognized enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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