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USTR AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA FACT SHEET

USTR AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA DECEMBER 13, 2019 FACT SHEET The United States and China have reached an historic and enforceable agreement on a Phase One trade deal that requires structural reforms and other changes to China’s economic and trade regime in the areas of intellectual ...
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United States and China Reach Phase One Trade Agreement

Office of the United States Trade Representative FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2019 Contact: USTR Public & Media Affairs media@ustr.eop.gov United States and China Reach Phase One Trade Agreement Washington, DC –  The United States and China have reached an historic and enforceable agreement on a Phase One trade deal that requires structural reforms and other changes ...
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United States Takes Action Against Corruption and Serious Human Rights Abuse

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 10, 2019 This week and last, the United States announced 72 sanctions designations under the Global Magnitsky sanctions program.  These actions target serious human rights abuse and corruption on a global scale, demonstrating the United States’ action to pursue tangible and significant consequences for those who undermine the rule of law, disregard internationally accepted ...
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Joint Statement of the United States and the European Union on Consultations on Human Rights

12/10/2019 10:09 AM EST Office of the Spokesperson The following is the text of a joint statement by the Government of the United States of America and the European Union. Begin text: On December 9, the European Union and the United States held human rights consultations in Brussels.  The EU and the United States reaffirmed ...
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Public Designations Due to Significant Corruption of Latvian and Cambodian Officials

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 10, 2019 Today, the Department of State designates two foreign officials due to involvement in significant corruption.  These designations are made under Section 7031(c) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2019 (Div. F, P.L. 116-6), as carried forward by the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020 (Div. A, ...
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