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Remarks by the President at West Point Academy Commencement Ceremony

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary May 28, 2014 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT WEST POINT ACADEMY COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY U.S. Military Academy-West Point West Point, New York 10:22 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Thank you. And thank you, General Caslen, for that introduction. To General Trainor, General ...
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Statement by Ambassador Max Baucus on International Day Against Homophobia

I am proud to join my colleagues at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and at U.S. Consulates throughout China in commemorating the International Day Against Homophobia. This is a day marked around the world to counter homophobia and raise awareness of the discrimination faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals. Personal prejudices, no ...
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Opening Ceremony of U.S.-China Joint Training Program for Afghan Diplomats

The U.S.-China Training Program for Afghan diplomats is a four-week training program, jointly organized by the U.S. and Chinese governments since 2012, which provides opportunities for 15 entry-level Afghan diplomats to receive two weeks of training in the United States, and two weeks of training in China.  This year’s third round of the training program ...
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U.S.-Japan Joint Statement – The United States and Japan: Shaping the Future of the Asia-Pacific and Beyond

The relationship between the United States of America and Japan is founded on mutual trust, a common vision for a rules-based international order, a shared commitment to upholding democratic values and promoting open markets, and deep cultural and people-to-people ties. The U.S.-Japan Alliance is the cornerstone for regional peace and security as well as a ...
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