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Security Council adopts resolution on Central American peace – Resolution 637, Herbert S. Okun address

Security Council adopts resolution on Central American peace – Resolution 637, Herbert S. Okun address – transcript Security Council Adopts Resolution on Central American Peace UN SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION 637 The Security Council, Recalling its resolutions 530 (1983) of 19 May 1983 and 562 (1985) of 10 May 1985 and General Assembly resolutions 38/10 of […]

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Relevance of religion to world issues – Secretary Shultz’s remarks before the Conference on Religious Liberty

Relevance of religion to world issues – Secretary Shultz’s remarks before the Conference on Religious Liberty – transcript I consider it a great privilege to have an opportunity to take a part in this important conference populated as it is by such a distinguished group, and dedicated as it is to a topic of such […]

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The systematic repression of Soviet Jews

The systematic repression of Soviet Jews – Roger Pilon’s address before the Metrowest Conference on Soviet Jewry The Systematic Repression of Soviet Jews Address before the Metrowest Conference on Soviet Jewry in EastOrange, New Jersey, on September 28, 1986. Mr. Pilon is Director of Policy for the Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs. It’s […]

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Status report on Afghanistan – Michael H. Armacost, Richard S. Williamson address

Status report on Afghanistan – Michael H. Armacost, Richard S. Williamson address – transcript Following are statements by Under Secretary for Political Affairs Michael H. Armacost and Assistant Secretary for International Organization Affairs Richard S. Williamson before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on June 23, 1988. UNDER SECRETARY ARMACOST I welcome this opportunity to discuss […]

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U.S. withdrawal from the proceedings initiated by Nicaragua in the ICJ – International Court of Justice

U.S. withdrawal from the proceedings initiated by Nicaragua in the ICJ – International Court of Justice – transcript DEPARTMENT STATEMENT, JAN. 18, 1985 The United States has consistently taken the position that the proceedings initiated by Nicaragua in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) are a misuse of the Court for political purposes and that […]

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U.S. trade objectives in the Uruguay Round

U.S. trade objectives in the Uruguay Round Overview The current round of multilateral trade negotiations, expected to last 4 years, is vital to the future well-being of the United States and global economies. International trade has been an important engine for economic growth and development since World War II. Most noncommunist countries, which account for […]

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Human rights situation in Cuba – Richard Schifter statement

Human rights situation in Cuba – Richard Schifter statement – transcript Human Rights Situation in Cuba Statement before the Subcommittees on Human Rights and International Organizations, on Western Hemisphere Affairs, and on International Economic Policy and Trade of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on August 2, 1989. Ambassador Schifter is Assistant Secretary for Human Rights […]

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Indochinese refugees conference held in Geneva – Lawrence S. Eagleburger address

Indochinese refugees conference held in Geneva – Lawrence S. Eagleburger address – transcript Indochinese Refugees Conference Held in Geneva DEPUTY SECRETARY EAGLEBURGER’S STATEMENT, JUNE 18, 1989 “Let us do something meaningful – something profound – to stem this misery. We face a world problem. Let us fashion a world solution. History will not forgive us […]

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Visit of Israeli Prime Minister – remarks by Ronald Reagan and Yitzhak Shamir

Visit of Israeli Prime Minister – remarks by Ronald Reagan and Yitzhak Shamir – transcript Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir of the State of Israel made an official working visit to Washington, D.C., March 14-17, 1988, to meet with President Reagan and other government officials. Following are remarks made by President Reagan and Prime Minister Shamir […]

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The OAS and the Panama crisis – Organization of American States, Lawrence S. Eagleburger statement

The OAS and the Panama crisis – Organization of American States, Lawrence S. Eagleburger statement – transcript The OAS and the Panama Crisis Following are a statement by Acting Secretary Lawrence S. Eagleburger before a Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Organization of American States (OAS) on August 24, 1989, a […]