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Fact sheet: summary of the President’s CSCE annual implementation report

Fact sheet: summary of the President’s CSCE annual implementation report – Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe Developments in the CSCE Process Implementation of CSCE principles continued to improve in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union during the reporting period. Bulgaria held its first multi-party election, introduced economic changes aimed at the creation of […]

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Treaty Actions – United States

Treaty Actions – United States – Brief Article MULTILATERAL North Atlantic Treaty Agreement among the States Parties to the North Atlantic Treaty and the other States participating in the Partnership for Peace regarding the Status of their Forces. Done at Brussels June 19, 1995. Entered into force January 13, 1996. Ratification: United Kingdom, June 22, […]

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US policy in Lebanon – remarks by Under Secretary Robert M. Kimmitt

US policy in Lebanon – remarks by Under Secretary Robert M. Kimmitt – transcript Iam very pleased to speak before the American Task Force for Lebanon as you begin your conference on Lebanon, and I bring you the greetings and best wishes from my immediate boss, Secretary of State Jim Baker. I’ve thumbed through the […]

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North Atlantic Council meeting – excerpts from remarks by Secretary of State James Baker – includes communiques

North Atlantic Council meeting – excerpts from remarks by Secretary of State James Baker – includes communiques – transcript Let me begin by thanking Foreign Minister Ellemann-Jensen and our Danish hosts for their kind hospitality here in Copenhagen. Last week, NATO’s defense ministers made significant progress in furthering the alliance’s military adaptation. Our work here […]

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POW / MIA accounting efforts in Asia – prisoner of war, missing in action; Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Charles Kartman

POW / MIA accounting efforts in Asia – prisoner of war, missing in action; Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Charles Kartman – Transcript Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I am pleased to speak with you today on U.S. policy on the POW/MIA issue in Vietnam and elsewhere in East Asia and the […]

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White House statements – statements by Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers on North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Director of Communications George R. Stephanopoulos on Haitian asylum-seekers

White House statements – statements by Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers on North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Director of Communications George R. Stephanopoulos on Haitian asylum-seekers – Transcript President Meets With NATO Secretary General Statement by White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers, Washington, DC, March 2, 1993. The President welcomed NATO Secretary General Manfred […]

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The new Ukraine in the new Europe – Deputy Secretary of State, Strobe Talbott

The new Ukraine in the new Europe – Deputy Secretary of State, Strobe Talbott – Transcript Address at the Workshop on Ukraine-NATO Relations sponsored by the Harvard University Project on Ukrainian Security and the Stanford-Harvard Preventive Defense Project, Brookings Institute, Washington, DC. I hank you, Ash [Carter], for that introduction and for the invitation to […]

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The importance of agriculture to the United States – Deputy Assistant Secretary for Trade Policy and Programs, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, David Marchick

The importance of agriculture to the United States – Deputy Assistant Secretary for Trade Policy and Programs, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, David Marchick – Transcript Remarks by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Trade Policy and Programs, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, at the Global Agricultural Attache Conference, Washington, DC. Thank you very […]

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Commentary – the 1982 United Nations Convention the Law of the Sea and the agreement on implementation of part XI

Commentary – the 1982 United Nations Convention the Law of the Sea and the agreement on implementation of part XI – Law of the Sea Convention INTRODUCTION The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, opened for signature on December 10, 1982 (the Convention or LOS Convention) creates a structure for the governance […]

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Persian Gulf: allies provide support for coalition effort – remarks by Secretary of State James Baker and Kuwaiti Ambassador to the U.S. Shaikh Saud Nasir Al-Sabah

Persian Gulf: allies provide support for coalition effort – remarks by Secretary of State James Baker and Kuwaiti Ambassador to the U.S. Shaikh Saud Nasir Al-Sabah – transcript Persian Gulf: Allies Provide Support for Coalition Effort Secretary Baker, January 26, 1991 I’m pleased to announced today that we have received a pledge of $13.5 billion […]