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February 25, 2016 (Photo)

Director of American Spaces Anthony Tranchina conducts a storytelling session with children from Sejong City, a new “planned city”, which plays host to several Korean government ministries. The event, held at the National Library of Korea, was a half-day version of the Embassy’s popular “Uncle Sam’s Camp” to promote an interest in reading, English language learning and U.S. history ...
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02/25/16 – Ambassador Samantha Power Remarks at the Security Council Stakeout Following Consultations on the DPRK

Remarks Ambassador Samantha Power U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City February 25, 2016 AS DELIVERED Hi, everybody. Today, in response to the DPRK’s recent nuclear test and subsequent proscribed ballistic missile launch, the United States tabled a draft UN Security Council resolution that, if adopted, would ...
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02/24/16 – Remarks by the President at “In Performance at the White House: A Tribute to Ray Charles”

Remarks President Obama White House East Room February 24, 2016 8:05 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, everybody.  (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  Everybody, please have a seat.  (Applause.)  Well, good evening, everybody, and welcome to the White House. Over the past seven years, Michelle and I have set aside nights like this to honor ...
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February 23-24, 2016

February 23-24, 2016 Deputy Chief of Mission Marc E. Knapper of the U.S. Embassy in Seoul visited Tongyeong and Changwon on February 23-24 and engaged in various activities. He paid a courtesy call on Mayor Kim Dong-jin, Tongyeong City; toured Daione Food Co., Ltd.; and toured Muhak Soju Company, the largest Soju manufacturer in Gyungsang-do.
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02/26/16 – Secretary Kerry’s Remarks With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State  Ben Franklin Room Washington, DC February 23, 2016 View Video: 55’32’’ SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon, everybody. I’m delighted to welcome Minister Wang Yi back to the State Department to the Ben Franklin Room and back to Washington. And we had a – this is about the third time that we have now met ...
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