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State Department Hosts Business Roundtable on Women’s Economic Empowerment with ROK

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 The Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs hosted a virtual discussion on September 14, 2020, entitled United States and Republic of Korea: Women’s Economic Empowerment Business Roundtable.  Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Manisha Singh opened the meeting, and the Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, ...
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Joint Press Statement of the Fifth U.S.-ROK Information and Communication Technology Policy Forum

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 The text of the following joint press statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Korea (ROK) on the conclusion of the fifth meeting of the U.S.-ROK Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Policy Forum. Begin text: The United ...
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International Day of Democracy

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 In recognition of the International Day of Democracy on September 15, we reaffirm the right of every citizen to take part in the processes of democratic self-governance. Democracies are accountable to their citizens. They respect the Rule of Law, protect lives and property, and ...
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Remarks at the National Committee on North Korea’s Annual Member Roundtable

REMARKS STEPHEN BIEGUN, DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON NORTH KOREA’S ANNUAL MEMBER ROUNDTABLE SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 As Prepared: Good afternoon.  It is a great privilege to be with you today.  The members of the National Committee on North Korea bring together an immense array of expertise on North Korea that has been of ...
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