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Statement on the Vandalism of Elie Wiesel House

The Embassy of the United States of America in Romania unequivocally condemns the recent vandalism carried out against the Elie Wiesel House in Sighet. The statements denigrating Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, President Trump, and other world leaders represent a deplorable anti-Semitic attack and an egregious affront to the victims and survivors of the ...
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Ambassador Hans Klemm at the Launch of CNIPMMR’s White Paper

President Jianu, Minister Teodorovici, Professor Nicolescu, distinguished panelists, ladies and gentlemen, Let me first begin by congratulating the Council’s publication of this year’s Carta Albă (the White Paper) in its 16th consecutive publication.  As President Jianu recommended, we will use it at the United States Embassy as a means of sharpening our focus on outreach ...
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Joint Bioterrorism Investigations Seminar

The U.S. Embassy and the Department of Defense, through the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and its International Counterproliferation Programs (ICP), organized an International Joint Bioterrorism Investigations seminar in Bucharest (July 9 – 13, 2018). Open to delegations from Romania, Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, this regional initiative was aimed to provide mid- to senior-level ...
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Photo Exhibit “American and French Soldiers on the Romanian Front in the First World War”

Your Excellency, Deputy Prime Minister Birchall, President Căprar, Professor Popescu, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, I am very honored to be here, first of all in the presence of Her Excellency, the Ambassador of France; France after all is America’s oldest ally and without their assistance and support in our war for independence it is ...
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The Importance of Diversity in European Energy Security

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC June 29, 2018 This week’s World Gas Conference in Washington, DC, reinforced the fundamental importance of countries and regions employing a diverse matrix of fuels, source countries and delivery routes to enhance their energy security. Over the last week, U.S. officials underscored the strong U.S. opposition to ...
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