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All Eyes on Ukraine: Our Promise on Russian Accountability

Op-ed by Chargé d’Affaires David Muniz Russian President Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked and unjust war on Ukraine has unleashed horrific violence and caused immense death and destruction. The world has witnessed the horrors of this war in the images from Ukrainian towns like Bucha, Irpin, and Hostomel, and in Ukrainian towns and cities still held or ...
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Chargé d’Affaires David Muniz at the Black Sea Defense and Aerospace Exhibition

May 18, 2022 – 10:05 Romaero Bucharest Good morning,   Distinguished Ministerial Leadership, Representatives of the Departments of Defense, Commerce, and State; Honored leaders of the military; Distinguished Guests; Ladies and Gentlemen: It is an honor and pleasure to welcome you as we celebrate the opening of the 2022 Black Sea Defense and Aerospace Exhibition. First, ...
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Security Alert – Drifting Mines in the Black Sea

Location:  Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Black Sea, Azov Sea Event:  Drifting Mines in the Black Sea There are confirmed reports of an undetermined number of drifting mines in the western Black Sea, at least four of which Turkish and Romanian authorities have intercepted.  Drifting mines pose a hazard to commercial and passenger vessels. The State ...
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International Women of Courage Award 2022 (IWOC)

The award ceremony of Carmen Gheorghe, president of E-Romnja, which promotes the rights of Roma women, took place today at the US embassy.  Carmen is among the 12 winners of the 2022 International Women of Courage Award (IWOC 2022) given by the State Department.  Secretary of State Antony Blinken and First Lady Jill Biden attended ...
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Remarks by Vice President Harris and President Iohannis of Romania in Joint Press Conference

Cotroceni Palace Bucharest, Romania 4:14 P.M. EET PRESIDENT IOHANNIS: (As interpreted.) Good afternoon. I’m pleased to welcome to Bucharest Vice President of the United States of America, Her Excellency, Madam Kamala Harris. Dear Madam Vice President, welcome to Romania. I would like to thank Madam Vice President for her presence in Romania in this challenging ...
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