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Ambassador Doherty’s Independence Day Reception Remarks

U.S. Embassy Cyprus May 25, 2017 Mr. President, we are honored to have you here tonight.  Ministers, Excellencies, Eminences, friends, good evening! Welcome to the U.S. Embassy on this beautiful and surprisingly cool night as we celebrate the two hundred and forty-first anniversary of America’s independence.  We are happy to share this holiday with our ...
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Statement by Secretary Tillerson on World Press Freedom Day

Today, on World Press Freedom Day, we reaffirm our commitment to promoting the fundamental principles of a free press around the world. We honor those men and women who work tirelessly, often at great personal risk, to tell the stories we would not otherwise hear. They are the guardians of democratic values and ideals. The ...
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Deputy Assistant Secretary Jonathan Cohen’s Remarks at Capital Link Invest in Cyprus Forum

New York, March 22, 2017 Thank you, Nicholas.  Mr. President, ministers, Ambassadors, ladies and gentlemen, friends, good afternoon.  It is a pleasure to be here and a particular honor to share the stage with President Anastasiades.  I would like to thank the organizers of Capital Link for hosting this forum and including me.  I would ...
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Op-Ed by Ambassador Doherty: Opportunities for University Studies in the U.S.

(English text) “Last year, 22 Cypriots started their undergraduate degrees in the U.S.  They received over $2 million in scholarships from U.S. universities.” In the year and a half that I have been the U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus, I have travelled all over the island.   No matter where I go—visiting historical sites, hiking in ...
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