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A message from US special Envoy for Syria Daniel Rubinstein, Commemorating the 4th Anniversary of the Syrian Revolution

U.S. Department of State Special Envoy for Syria Daniel Rubinstein A message from US special Envoy for Syria Daniel Rubinstein, commemorating the 4th anniversary of the Syrian revolution March 12, 2015 “Hello…I am Daniel Rubinstein, the U.S. Special Envoy for Syria.  On the occasion of the fourth anniversary of the Syrian revolution, we are reminded ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Syria Travel Warning Update

The Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens against all travel to Syria and strongly recommends that U.S. citizens remaining in Syria depart immediately. This Travel Warning supersedes the Travel Warning dated November 12, 2014, to remind U.S. citizens that the security situation remains dangerous and unpredictable as a civil war between government and ...
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Statement by Jen Psaki: Recent Attacks on Civilians in Syria

Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC February 24, 2015 Recent Attacks on Civilians in Syria The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms ISIL’s attacks yesterday on predominantly Assyrian Christian villages in the northeast Syrian province of Hasakeh, where they kidnapped dozens of civilians, including women, children, priests, and the elderly. Hundreds ...
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Obama at Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary February 19, 2015 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT THE SUMMIT ON COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM State Department Washington, D.C. 10:33 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. (Applause.) Thank you, John. Good morning, everyone. I want to thank John Kerry, not only for his introduction, but for the ...
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