United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for African Countries Facing Severe Food Insecurity

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 6, 2018 Today, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced nearly $533 million in humanitarian assistance for the people of Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, and Nigeria, as well as countries in the Lake Chad region, where millions are facing life-threatening food insecurity and malnutrition as a ...
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Secretary Tillerson To Travel to Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Nairobi, N’Djamena, and Abuja

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC March 1, 2018 On his first official trip to Africa, Secretary Rex Tillerson will travel to N’Djamena, Chad; Djibouti, Djibouti; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Nairobi, Kenya; and Abuja, Nigeria, March 6-13, 2018. Secretary Tillerson will meet with leadership in each country, as well as the leadership of the ...
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United States Pledging Up To $60 Million In New Support For Security Assistance In The Sahel Region

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY October 30 2017 United States Pledging Up To $60 Million In New Support For Security Assistance In The Sahel Region Defeating terrorism depends on making sure terrorist organizations cannot have safe havens on any continent. To that end, pending consultation with ...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s declaration on the occasion of Chad’s 57th year of independence

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State Washington, DC, August 11, 2017 On behalf of the people of the United States, our congratulations to the people of Chad as you celebrate your 57th year of independence on August 11. The United States commends Chad’s contributions to international peacekeeping operations and Chad’s hosting of Exercise ...
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2017 EID AL-FITR MESSAGE FROM SECRETARY REX TILLERSON

June 22, 2017 Dear Mr. Minister On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, I convey our warmest wishes to our Muslim friends around the world. This holiday marks the culmination of Ramadan, a holy month in which many experience meaning and inspiration in acts of fasting, prayer, and charity. On Eid al-Fitr I Muslims in the United ...
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