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    #UNGA: President Obama Addresses the 70th United Nations General Assembly

    Speaking before a historic 70th meeting of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), President Obama noted the steady progress the international community has made toward a more consistent system of international rules and norms, noting "It is this international order that has underwritten unparalleled advances in human liberty ...

  • President Obama and His Holiness Pope Francis (The White House photo)

    The President Welcomes the Pope to the White House

    President Barack Obama hosted His Holiness Pope Francis at the White House and thanked him for the ways in which he is inspiring people around the world to embrace justice, mercy, and compassion, particularly toward those who have been marginalized.

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    Sanctions send a strong message

    Sanctions have long offered an option for U.S. policymakers to leverage negotiations and alter the behavior of a foreign nation or a specific group of people without military conflict. The U.S. has used sanctions dozens of times throughout the last two centuries and has continued to improve upon their application.

  • Secretary Kerry Announces Increase in Refugee Resettlement (AP Images)

    Secretary Kerry Announces U.S. Will Increase Refugee Resettlement Numbers

    Secretary of State John Kerry visited London, United Kingdom, September 18-20 to meet with U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond for discussion of bilateral and global issues, including the ongoing crisis in Syria and refugee situation.


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    U.S. Embassy Statement on Migration Crisis

    The United States welcomes the European Union’s effort to develop a comprehensive, coordinated solution to the migration crisis that ensures that lives are protected, that human rights are respected, and that proper screening and registration procedures are in place... 

  • Syrian refugees in Budapest, Hungary (AP Images)
    It’s Europe’s Turn to Show its Humanity

    There’s no simple solution to the migration crisis. But politicians should avoid spreading fear and hate. 

  • Ambassador Rudolf V. Perina, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i.
    Slovak-U.S. Relations are Stronger than They Seem

    U.S. and Slovak cooperation extends beyond the framework of NATO. Both countries exchange students, artists, and establish companies together. 

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    Commemorating the Slovak National Uprising

    We join Slovakia in commemorating the Slovak National Uprising this month as we honor all those who fought and lost their lives in a revolt which played an important role in the defeat of Nazi Germany. 

  • Ambassador Rudolf V. Perina, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. (Embassy photo)
    Helsinki: The Agreement that Ended the Cold War

    Next month marks the 40th anniversary of an important document that contributed to ending the Cold War and the divisions between East and West: the Helsinki Final Act, signed on August 1, 1975 by 33 European countries plus the United States and Canada. 

  • Ambassador Rudolf V. Perina, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. (Embassy photo)
    Let’s prevent more ethnic conflict in Europe

    This month the world remembers one of the horrors of Europe’s recent history - the slaughter twenty years ago of about 8,000 Muslim men and boys in the Bosnian enclave of Srebrenica. The Srebrenica massacre was the worst of... 

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