US Dedicates New Embassy in N’Djamena, Chad

US Dedicates New Embassy in N’Djamena, Chad

Photo: US Embassy, Chad Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC October 16, 2017 In an important symbol of our enduring partnership with the people of the Republic of Chad, U.S. Ambassador Geeta Pasi, Acting Director of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Ambassador William Moser, and Chadian Government officials dedicated the new […]

US Dedicates New Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania

US Dedicates New Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania

Photos: US Embassy, Mauritania Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC October 12, 2017 In an important symbol of our enduring friendship with the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, U.S. Ambassador Larry Andre dedicated the new U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott yesterday. The new Embassy is situated on a 10.5-acre site in the Tevragh Zeina […]

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Equatorial Guinea’s National Day

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Equatorial Guinea’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC October 12, 2017 On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of Equatorial Guinea on your 49th anniversary of independence on October 12th. Our two countries share a focus on commercial and maritime security issues. Our bilateral relationship has potential to mature further […]

US Issues Statement on Liberia’s Elections

US Issues Statement on Liberia’s Elections

Liberia’s Presidential and Legislative Elections Press Statement Heather Nauert Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC October 10, 2017 As a longstanding friend, the United States applauds the people of Liberia for exercising their democratic right to vote in the historic presidential and legislative elections. This is an important step toward achieving Liberia’s first peaceful transfer […]

US Announces Construction Award for New Embassy Annex in Uganda

US Announces Construction Award for New Embassy Annex in Uganda

The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy Annex in Kampala, Uganda Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC October 6, 2017 The Department of State has awarded the construction contract for the new U.S. Embassy Annex in Kampala, Uganda to Pernix Group Inc. of Lombard, […]

US Announces Construction Award for New Embassy Annex in Kenya

US Announces Construction Award for New Embassy Annex in Kenya

The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the Construction Award for the New U.S. Embassy Annex in Nairobi, Kenya Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC October 6, 2017 The Department of State awarded Caddell Construction Company of Montgomery, Alabama the construction contract for the new U.S. Embassy Annex in Nairobi, Kenya. The […]

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Uganda’s National Day

Sec. Tillerson Issues Statement on Uganda’s National Day

Department of State Washington, DC October 9, 2017 On behalf of the people of the United States, our best wishes to all Ugandans as you celebrate the 55th anniversary of your independence. The United States values its relationship with Uganda, a key partner with shared interests in promoting regional security and economic growth. After decades […]

US Revokes Sudan Sanctions

US Revokes Sudan Sanctions

Sanctions Revoked Following Sustained Positive Action by the Government of Sudan Heather Nauert Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC October 6, 2017 Today, the United States decided to revoke economic sanctions with respect to Sudan and the Government of Sudan under Executive Orders 13067 and 13412, in recognition of the Government of Sudan’s sustained positive […]

US Issues Statement on Elections in Kenya

US Issues Statement on Elections in Kenya

Heather Nauert Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC October 6, 2017 The United States Government is deeply concerned by the deterioration in the political environment in Kenya in advance of the October 26, presidential election. We remain committed to supporting a free, fair, and credible election that is consistent with Kenya’s Constitution, current laws, and […]

US Issues Statement on Violence in Cameroon

US Issues Statement on Violence in Cameroon

Heather Nauert Department of State Spokesperson Washington, DC October 4, 2017 The United States is deeply concerned about violence and the loss of human life in protests that have taken place in the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon since October 1. The Cameroonian government’s use of force to restrict free expression and peaceful assembly, […]