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Defense Minister Angelides visited the USS aircraft carrier Harry Truman

At the invitation of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia, Republic of Cyprus Minister of Defense Savvas Angelides, accompanied by Ambassador Kathleen Doherty, visited the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Harry S Truman in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday.  The Chief of the National Guard Lieutenant General Ilias Leontaris, Ministry of Defense and Foreign ...
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Assistant Secretary Billingslea visits Cyprus

The U.S. Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea had several meetings today with the Government of the Republic of Cyprus.  The purpose of Assistant Secretary Billingslea’s trip was to enhance cooperation between the United States and Cyprus to ensure that Cyprus has a strong and healthy financial sector.  In a series of meetings with Foreign Minister Christodoulides, ...
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Remarks by Assistant Secretary Mitchell following his meeting with Turkish Cypriot Leader Akinci

Thank you all for being here.  I’m very happy to be here in Cyprus.  As most of you know, I had a good conversation earlier with Mr. Anastasiades and just now a very warm and extended conversation with Mr. Akinci in which we exchanged views.  I expressed our support for resumption of talks and look ...
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Remarks by Assistant Secretary A. Wess Mitchell following his meeting with President Anastasiades

I had a very warm and engaging conversation with President Anastasiades.  It was important for me, on one of my first trips in this role, to come to Cyprus.  I reiterated to the President our appreciation for the strategic partnership that we have with the Republic of Cyprus.  I also reiterated our desire to see ...
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Ambassador’s Doherty’s Press Conference Statement

(As prepared for delivery) Good morning and welcome.  I’m glad there is a good turnout of journalists.  Before I turn to the visit of the State Department’s Assistant Secretary Wess Mitchell and to policy issues, I would like to tell you about a series of fun events that highlight two things I care about – ...
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