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U.S. Embassy hosts an interfaith iftar

Libreville, April 26 The Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy and Mrs. Samuel Watson welcomed 50 guests at their residence for an iftar, a dinner to break the Ramadan fast. Among the Chief of the American diplomatic mission’s guests were Imam Ismaël Oceni Ossa (President of the Superior Council of Islamic Affairs), Monsignor Dieudonné Mouloungui ...
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Capacity building workshop for magistrates to fight against illegal timber trade

Libreville, April 26 The United States Forest Service, in partnership with Gabon’s Ministry of Water and Forests and the Ministry of Justice, conducted a four-day workshop to strengthen the capacity of magistrates on law enforcement in the fight against illegal timber trade. Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Tremann presided over the workshop’s opening ceremony in ...
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Travel to South Africa, Angola, Gabon, and France, May 2-7, 2022

Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman travels to South Africa , Angola , Gabon , and France from May 2 to 7. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Molly Phee and National Security Council Senior Director for Africa Dana Banks join the Deputy Secretary’s delegation. In South Africa, Deputy Secretary Sherman traveled to Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Pretoria from May 2 to 4 and met with Deputy Foreign Minister Alvin Botes and other senior ...
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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Gabonese Foreign Minister Michael Moussa Adamo

Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met with Gabonese Foreign Minister Michael Moussa Adamo today in Libreville. Deputy Secretary Sherman and Minister Moussa Adamo discussed the strong U.S.-Gabonese bilateral relationship, regional security issues, collaboration in multilateral institutions including the UN Security Council, and shared commitment to address health and climate challenges.
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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Gabonese Defense Minister Ngoubili

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 6, 2022 Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met with Gabonese Minister of Defense Félicité Ongouori Ngoubili today in Libreville.  Deputy Secretary Sherman and Minister Ngoubili discussed opportunities to strengthen maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea, continue joint training programs with the Gabonese military, and deepen peace and ...
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