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Opening Statement by GEN Stephen J. Townsend, Commander, USAFRICOM, before the SASC, 30 Jan 2020

Chairman Inhofe, Ranking Member Reed, and distinguished members of the committee, good morning, and thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today. It is a privilege to be a part of and lead America’s finest men and women at U.S. Africa Command, an exceptional team dedicated to protecting America and advancing her Interests ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at Girma Yifrashewa’s “Bridging Cultures” Concert

Welcome Remarks by Michael Raynor U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at Girma Yifrashewa’s “Bridging Cultures” Concert Skylight Hotel, Addis Ababa January 30, 2020 As Prepared for Delivery Distinguished colleagues, Guests and friends, Good evening. It’s a great pleasure to join you for a wonderful night of music. Let me start by saying how pleased and grateful ...
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Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Tibor Nagy concludes successful visit to Ethiopia

 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, January 27, 2020 – U.S. Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Tibor Nagy has concluded a successful visit to Ethiopia which involved the inauguration of the Mekelle American Corner (MAC), a modern space for learning, discovery and collaboration aimed at developing and empowering Ethiopian youth and emerging leaders.  MAC is located at the ...
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Security Alert: Heightened Middle East Tensions

There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists. Review your ...
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