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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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Ambassador Doherty’s remarks following her meeting with President Anastasiades

February 21, 2018 First I wanted to congratulate the President on his re-election and also to convey the White House’s congratulations to the President.  President Trump sent a letter of congratulations recently and we are very happy to see the results. We’ve had a very good discussion about all the events that are happening including ...
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Oil and Gas Exploration in Cyprus’s EEZ

The U.S. policy on Cyprus’s EEZ is longstanding and has not changed: the United States recognizes the right of the Republic of Cyprus to develop its resources in its Exclusive Economic Zone.  We continue to believe the island’s oil and gas resources, like all of its resources, should be equitably shared between both communities in the context ...
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President Trump Delivers the 2018 State of the Union Address

Remarks as prepared for delivery TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow Americans: Less than 1 year has passed since I first stood at this podium, in this majestic chamber, to speak on behalf of the American ...
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Ambassador Doherty’s Speech at University of Cyprus

Tuesday, November 28 It is great to be here at the University of Cyprus today. I’d like to give recognition to my good friend Rector Christofides for hosting the event and the other local sponsors for supporting it.  I am particularly glad to see the Hellenic Initiative taking an active role in Cyprus—their important work ...
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