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Ambassador Cynthia Akuetteh – Remarks for the Announcement of Dates for the 2015 AGOA Forum

Mr. Minister, Distinguished Guests. I am grateful for the opportunity to be here today, and I want to thank Minister Tchango for the invitation. And thank you to all of you for coming out today.  Your attendance – and your hard work – is a testament to the commitment between the United States and Gabon ...
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Proclamation on National African American History Month

By The President of the United States of America A Proclamation For generations, the story of American progress has been shaped by the inextinguishable beliefs that change is always possible and a brighter future lies ahead. With tremendous strength and abiding resolve, our ancestors — some of whom were brought to this land in chains ...
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Excerpt from the Remarks by President Obama in State of the Union Address

Full address is at http://www.whitehouse.gov I believe in a smarter kind of American leadership.  We lead best when we combine military power with strong diplomacy; when we leverage our power with coalition building; when we don’t let our fears blind us to the opportunities that this new century presents.  That’s exactly what we’re doing right now.  ...
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